Become a Member

Do you own a vineyard or winery in Tennessee? Does your company want to reach a larger audience and support their mission for producing quality fruit and wine? Are you just looking to help make an impact with seeing the Tennessee grape and wine industry grow?

The Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance offers several types of memberships and their may be one for you. Memberships runs from January 1 to December 31 of each year. Dues are invoiced in December and are due no later than January 1.

NOTE: Membership dues must be paid by the due date of January 1 in order to be included in wine festivals and included in the Tennessee winery brochure and other publications.

Membership Classes

$100 plus (Growers selling to wineries will be assessed $0.75 per pound in addition to membership fees – deducted and paid by the wineries)

  • Voting rights
  • Digital marketplace access
  • Educational classes
  • Voice in legislative initiative
  • Ability to sit on a committee
  • Industry data

  • Voting rights
  • Digital marketplace access
  • Educational classes
  • Voice in legislative initiatives
  • Ability to sit on a committee
  • Industry data
  • Inclusion in annual statewide brochure (more than 50,000 distributed)
  • Inclusion as a Featured Winery on tennesseewines.com
  • Inclusion in the Tennessee Wine Trail
  • Social media and other advertising promotions

Winery Tiers

  • Tier 1: 0 – 1,000 gallons*  Cost: $250 annually +1 case of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 2: 1,001 – 2,000 gallons*  Cost: $450 annually +2 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 3: 2,001 – 5,000 gallons*  Cost: $925 annually +2 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 4: 5,001 – 10,000 gallons*  Cost: $1,875 annually +3 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 5: 10,001 – 20,000 gallons*  Cost: $3,375 annually +3 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 6: 20,001 gallons and above*  Cost: $4,500 annually +4 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.

Satellites–$100 per year, per satellite address

* Gallonage is based on previous years Federal Excise Gallons.

Select Level Membership ($500/year)

  • Cost Saving Opportunities: Save on 15% on Tennessee Wines special event tickets; four (4) tickets good for any Tennessee Wines festival across the state; 15% Discounted onsite sponsorship on all Tennessee Wines event
  • Advertising Opportunities: Featured listing in our online service/trade directory; Opportunities for promoting your business during TFWA business meetings and workshops; List one of your events on our events calendar.
  • Networking: Ability to network in person at industry events to solicit new business.

 

Reserve Level Membership ($1,200/year)

  • All Select Member Benefits
  • Additional Cost Saving Opportunities: 15% Off of venue rental fees from select wineries and vineyards; Receive six (6) tickets good for any Tennessee Wines festival across the state
  • Advertising Opportunities: Priority placement on our website directory; One 10-minute pitch at a TFWA business meeting or enrichment meeting.
  • Trade Show: Booth space at our annual conference, held in conjunction with Pick TN Conference.
  • Networking: Exclusive access to contact information for all wineries and vineyards in our database in spreadsheet format

 

Customized Membership

Customized for your Company including

  • Reserve Membership
  • Festival Sponsorship
  • Consumer Demographics
  • Workshop and Seminar Sponsorship

 

Please Contact Laura@TennesseeWines.com for details.

 

 

*CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.

Amateur Winemaker ($100/Year)

  • Able to attend all business meetings
  • Educational programs at a discount
  • Ability to post on the digital marketplace
  • Access to winemakers and vineyard managers
  • Ability to participate in select Tennessee Wines Festivals in an Amateurs Tasting area
  • Monthly TFWA E-Newsletter
  • Discounted Tennessee Wines festival tickets

*AMATEUR MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.

Reserved for Organizations with similar missions; i.e. Universities, Trade Associations, Clubs.

Affiliate Member ($250/year)

*AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.
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