Why join the Lake Chelan
Wine Growers Association?
Whether you own a winery, grow wine grapes or have another interest in the success of the Lake Chelan wine industry, there are many good reasons to become a member of the Lake Chelan Wine Growers Association. By becoming a member, you will be contributing to a pool of resources which support:
- Marketing programs that build awareness of Lake Chelan as a premium wine region ultimately stimulating interest and demand for Lake Chelan wines and wine grapes.
- Promotional programs that attract tourists and generate traffic through Lake Chelan Wine Valley tasting rooms.
- Education programs which help members to produce the best quality product and give the best service possible.
ALL MEMBERS receive ongoing updates via the LCWGA email distribution. Members are listed on the Lake Chelan Wine Valley’s Web site. In addition, all members are invited to the annual retreat, social and educational programs.
WINERY MEMBERS are eligible to participate in virtually all Association marketing and promotional programs. They are included in advertisements for special weekend activities and event promotional materials. Each member winery is given the opportunity to be represented in the Wine Touring Map and on the Association’s web site with a winery profile. Member wineries may be visited as wine and travel writers are recruited to the area by the Association’s media outreach program. These visits frequently result in editorial coverage for the area and its wineries. Based on input from winery members, marketing programs are developed and refined on an ongoing basis by the Association’s marketing committee.
GROWER MEMBERS, including wineries with vineyards, are listed on the Association web site. Vineyard profiles include information on variety, clone, slope aspect, and soil types. Several viticultural seminars are produced each year by the Association’s Education committee.
ALLIED MEMBERS is for businesses and individuals who support the Lake Chelan Wine Valley by offering industry-related services for wine consumers or the wine industry. Allied members are an integral part of the Lake Chelan Wine Growers Association allowing the organization to represent all businesses benefiting from the growing wine industry. Allied members are listed on the Association web site. Allied members may be visited as wine and travel writers are recruited to the area by the Association’s media outreach program. These visits frequently result in editorial coverage for the area and its wineries. Allied Members are also invited to participate in the monthly board meetings and quarterly Member gatherings.
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