Industry Resources

From growing grapes to starting a winery to establishing an AVA, the North Carolina Wine & Grape Council is here to help wineries, growers, winemakers, and other professionals find the resources they need to enhance the quality and viability of the state’s viticultural industry.

Promotional Toolkits

Downloadable Social Posts, Artwork for Newsletters, and Brand Kits
Order printables like rack cards, pocket maps, and posters

Grant Proposal Guidelines & Submissions

Industry Reports

NC Wine Competition Submissions

NC Wine Month Promos

Toolkit, Programming Deck, Assets

Starting a Winery in North Carolina

Starting a commercial winery in North Carolina requires several steps, reporting requirements and rules. Here's a guide to help you get started.

In the Media

Articles, Links, and Marketing - Paid and Earned

Growing Grapes

Growing grapes, wine evaluation and testing, and pest management.

NC Wine Advantage Forum

The NC Wine and Grape Council's Annual Meeting

Educational Resources

NC Wine and Grape Council 2023-2024

  • Chuck Johnson, Chair – Windsor Run Cellars and Shadow Springs Vineyard
  • Mandy Houser – Shelton Vineyards
  • Amy Helton – Hanover Park Vineyard
  • Miller Taylor – Lu Mil Vineyard
  • Michelle Owens – Visit Hendersonville
  • Hailey Klepcyk – Nomad Wine Works
  • Daryl Locklear – Locklear Vineyard & Winery
  • Diana Jones – Jones von Drehle Vineyard & Winery
  • David Myrick – Myrick Vineyards

Yearly Meeting Calendar

October 31 – 10 am – In-Person (ASC)
November 28 – 10 am – Virtual
December 19 – 10 am – Virtual
January 23 – 10 am – In-Person (ASC)
February 28 (Wednesday) – 10 am – Virtual
March 26 – 10 am – Virtual
April 30 – 10 am – Virtual
May 21 – 10 am – Virtual
June 18 – Annual Public Meeting In-Person
July 30 – 10 am – In-Person (ASC)
August 27 – 10 am – Virtual
September 24 – 10 am – Virtual