The Virginia Wineries Association has served Virginia Farm Wineries since 1983. VWA is a non-profit trade association that acts on the behalf of the wine industry. The VWA promotes viticulture and vintner practices, provides a multitude of wine resources and benefits to it’s members. The Virginia Wineries Association hosts the Vintage Virginia® Wine & Food Festival and the Winter Wine Celebration. In addition, VWA holds the Governor’s Cup® Competition each year and hosts tastings of the Governor’s Cup® Case, 12 of the top scoring wines of the competition each year.