UKWP membership will provide:
1/. Twice yearly copies of The Grapepress Magazine – national wine industry news, technical reports and updates to legislation.
2/. The annual ‘Green Book’, which gives detailed information on approved pesticides and herbicides to be used in the vineyard.
3/. Addition onto the email forum – a closed forum for UKWP members to discuss issues relating to vine growing and winemaking.
4/. Preferential rates to enter the English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition – for commercial growers, this is the UK wine industry ‘Oscars’. Awards are presented at a prestigious lunch in July each year..
5/. Access to legal advice through the UKWP membership of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
6/. Only members are listed in the widely available Map of the Vineyards of England and Wales.
And much more….
The awareness and popularity of English and Welsh wines is very much increasing and we hope to maintain the high standards that the industry is achieving and promote it further.