Members & Membership

Rick Stark of Sun-Maid Growers of California

As an industry-led membership organization, NGRA relies on the participation of industry members to strengthen and mobilize our research mission. What types of industry organizations comprise NGRA membership?

  • wine grape growers and wineries
  • table grape growers
  • juice grape growers and processors
  • raisin growers and processors
  • rootstock/nursery growers
  • regional and state trade associations, member cooperatives and commissions or foundations that represent these groups

Our members represent the entire American grape and wine industry, coast to coast, as demonstrated by the composition of our Board of Directors.

Industry Membership Structure

NGRA has four levels of membership for industry organizations:
Examples of member-organizations are shown above and current members are listed by level below

  • Founders Circle: $25,000 and above
  • Capstone: $10,000 – $24,999
  • Builders: $2,500 – $9,999
  • Groundbreakers: $1,000 – $2,499

All industry memberships are tax-deductible; benefits include:

  • Board participation for industry members (as seats are available)
  • Committee appointments (as seats are available)
  • Participation in targeted mission-critical conversations with federal research agencies
  • At least three face-to-face meetings each year in locations around the country
  • Opportunities to serve on research projects as collaborators and/or advisory panelists
  • Monthly newsletter
  • NGRA-branded swag

The biggest benefit of all? A seat at the table in national-level discussions about the game-changing research that will improve the productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of the American grape and wine industry.

If you are passionate about the power of science to advance our industry and would like to join NGRA, please be in touch!

NGRA Industry Members

Founders Circle
E. & J. Gallo Winery (CA)
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines (CA)

Capstone
American Vineyard Foundation (CA)
California Table Grape Commission
Lodi Winegrape Commission (CA)
Nuveen Natural Capital (CA)
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (WA)
Sun-Maid Growers of California
Sunview Vineyards (CA)
Valley Farm Management (CA)
Virginia Wine Board
Washington Wine Commission
Washington Winegrowers

Builders
Allied Grape Growers (CA)
California Association of Winegrape Growers
Double A Vineyards (NY)
Martinez Orchards (CA)
Missouri Wine & Grape Board
National Grape Cooperative/Welch’s (NY)
New York Wine & Grape Foundation
Trinchero Family Estates (CA)
Vineyard Professional Services (CA)
Wine Institute (CA)
Wonderful Nurseries (CA)

Groundbreakers
Anthony Road Wine Company (NY)
Arizona Wine Growers Association
Arkansas Wine Producers Council
Atlas Vineyard Management (CA, OR, WA, TX)
New York Wine and Grape Foundation
Rodney Strong Wine Estates (CA)
St. James Winery (MO)
Stoutridge Vineyard (NY)
Sunridge Nurseries (CA)
Vermilion Valley Vineyards (OH)
WineAmerica (DC)
Youngblood Vineyard (MI)