American Cider Association
Our mission is to grow a diverse and successful U.S. cider industry by providing valuable information, resources and services to cider and perry producers in the United States and by advocating on their behalf.
CK Vines, part of Clos La Chance winery, provides installation and maintenance of backyard vineyards for homeowners in the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Northern Central Coast
Comisión Nacional del Pisco (CONAPISCO)
Peruvian Pisco may be made from aromatic (Moscatel, Albilla, Torontel) and nonaromatic (Quebranta, Criolla Negra, Mollar) varieties. It must be aged for at least 3 months in inert vessels but may not be aged in wood.
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
In 1973, the Bourbon Institute, the Distilled Spirits Institute and the Licensed Beverage Industries, Inc. merged to form DISCUS, representing leading producers and marketers of distilled spirits products in the United States
European Committee of Wine Companies (CEEV)
Comité européen des entreprises vins (CEEV) promotes a social, economic and legal environment that favors the sustainable and responsible development of a competitive EU Wine sector.
International Association of Lawyers for Vine and WIne Law (AIDV)
Forum for studies and debates on legal issues affecting the wine community. AIDV supports the publication of JUS VINI, the Journal of Wine and Spirits Law.
National Center for DWI Courts
NCDC partners with federal agencies and corporate sponsors to provide training to communities to reduce impaired-driving recidivism by addressing addiction.
Non-white wine professionals
The U.K. has a similar website: (BAME is a British term for Black, Asian and minority ethnic that is used to refer to people in the UK who are not white.)
The World's Leading International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits; ProWein App to guide visits to trade fair; search engine for wine education, events, publications, and markets
Wine trading exchange for bulk and bottled wine, grapes or other products including grape juice, must, juice concentrate, spirit, brandy and more. Also created a new wine payments platform called VINPay.
Resources detailing safety and training measures, risks to winegrapes, and assistance options
Wine Business Education
Instruction in the business of making and selling wine. Developed by Tim Hanni MW, the class is available as an instructor-led 8-week online course ($895) or as a self-study 8-lesson on-demand course ($475). Access to the WineBizSim financial calculators used in these courses can be purchased separately ($360).
Wine and Spirits Shippers Association
WSSA negotiates shipping contracts on behalf of importers and exporters in the wine and spirits industry enables members to affordably tap into a market.
The National Association of American Wineries encourages the development of American wineries and winegrowing through the advancement and advocacy of sound public policy.