Industry Information

Virginia Wine Vision Virginia Wine Vision was designed as a blueprint for success for the Virginia Wine industry. Developed over the course of two years and finalized in March 2022, the plan presents a challenge to all segments of the industry—to strive for excellence in grape growing, winemaking, marketing, distribution, research, and public policy.  You can read… Continue reading Industry Information

New Winery Checklist

VWA New winery Checklist: Resources for many of these items may be found on this site.*Look at the Industry Links and Preferred Partners pages for more information on these items or call us if we can be of assistance. DISCLAIMERThe New Winery Checklist is meant to be for informational purposes only. Due in part to… Continue reading New Winery Checklist

Industry Links

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Commercial Grape Report

2022 Commercial Grape Report The 2022 Commercial Wine Grape Report was conducted on behalf of the Virginia Wine Board with management from the Virginia Vineyards Association and data collection by the Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office. The VWBMO previously managed the survey from 2010-2015 and again in 2021 and 2022. The 2016-2020 reports were produced… Continue reading Commercial Grape Report

Research Reports

Final Research Reports: Click on the links below to read the final reports on research funded by the Virginia Wine Board.

Resource Guide Intro

Winery Resource Guide Introduction: This Guide is the second edition of the Winery Resource Guide. The project was developed by Virginia Wineries Association and funded through a grant from the Virginia Wine Board. It is to serve as a resource to wineries and will be updated as needed. You will receive notice at the email… Continue reading Resource Guide Intro

Industry Organizations

About the Virginia Wine Board Created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1984 as part of Virginia’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Virginia Wine Board is appointed by the Governor and  promotes the interests of vineyards and wineries in the Commonwealth through research, education and marketing. The Board fulfills the following duties. •… Continue reading Industry Organizations

Extension Agents

Beth Sastre-Flores | Loudoun | Kenner Love | Rappahannock | Rick Hernandez | Fluvanna | (434) 591-1950 | Mark Sutphin | Frederick/Page | Tim Ohlwiler | Fauquier | Sarah Sharpe | Albemarle/Greene | Stuart Vermaak, Loudoun Food Safety Agent | |

Spotted Lanternfly

Commissioner Guthrie signed the expansion of the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine expansion, effective July 8, 2022 (the signed form can be found here).  The localities to be included in the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine can be found below (and attached) on the image of the extended quarantined area. You can view the recording of the Find it, Kill… Continue reading Spotted Lanternfly