Wine industry associations around the world, including food and beverage associations, play a key role in shaping policy decisions affecting the wine business. They usually contain facts and figures sections and also publish papers and briefs on their own industry and are a great source of free data.
New Zealand Winegrowers: aims to represent, promote and research the national and international interests of the New Zealand wine industry.
South Australia Wine Industry Association: Since 1840, the association has been the peak body representing the winegrape growers and winemakers of South Australia.
Wine Industry Association of Western Australia: The Wine Industry Association of Western Australia (Inc.) is the state’s primary organisation of wine producers. The mission of the Wine Industry Association of WA is to work with our members to facilitate the development of export and domestic markets for quality West Australian wine through education, quality control, fostering trade relationships and lobbying. Western Australia produces only about 3 per cent of Australia’s wine – but approximately 20-30 percent of its premium bottled wines.
The Japan Wine and Spirits Importers’ Association: a membership of 36 companies engaged in business related to imported wines and spirits.
Wine and Spirits Trade Association: The WSTA is the UK organisation for the wine and spirit industry representing over 310 companies producing, importing, transporting and selling wines and spirits.
Wine America: the national association of American wineries, a national grass roots trade organization of American wineries representing 800 wineries in 41 states.
Wine Institute: The association of nearly 1000 California wineries and affiliated businesses.
Lists maintained by others:
Wine Institute’s List of Wine Associations and Related Organizations