Membership


Illahe by Megan Jones

Illahe Vineyards by Megan Jones

Lemelson's Stermer Vineyard by Thad Westhusing

Lemelson’s Stermer Vineyard by Thad Westhusing

Mission

To promote, enhance, and protect the prestige of Willamette Valley wines and to support our members and community.

Pillars & Committees 

  1. Branding – create preference for and promote a clear and consistent brand of Willamette Valley wines and the region
  2. Tourism – increase high-quality wine tourism
  3. Industry Collaboration – collaborate with other industry organizations
  4. Community Relations – increase perception of the Willamette Valley wine industry as an asset to the community
  5. Membership – provide member value
  6. Advocacy – advocate for the Willamette Valley wine industry 

Benefits

Promotion

The WVWA communicates a unified, consistent message that promotes the Willamette Valley wines and region. This message is spread through printed materials, public relations, web and social media marketing, advertising, and special events. Members benefit from ongoing strategic promotions in each of these areas.

Advocacy

The Association has the opportunity to serve as the collective voice of its members on issues of importance to the wine industry and advocate for policies and legislation that support Willamette Valley wineries and their future.

Collaboration

By promoting communication and coordination between sub-AVAs and other winery associations, the WVWA supports the Willamette Valley brand throughout the region. Members benefit from partnerships with industry organizations such as Oregon Wine Board, IPNC, Oregon Pinot Camp, and ¡Salud!

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Winery 

Winery entities whose principle place of business is in the Willamette Valley AVA, selling wine made from Willamette Valley grapes under a brand name owned by that entity.

vineyard

Commercial growers of vinifera wine grapes in the Willamette Valley.

Hospitality

Businesses integrally related to Willamette Valley wine tourism, offering dining, lodging, transportation/tours, specialty tasting/shopping, or wine tourism activities. 

INdustry

Entities that support and provide services to the Willamette Valley wine and grape industry. Click here to register as an industry partner.

CONTACT the WVWA

Contact us if you are interested in joining or would like more information regarding membership and fees.