Annual Association Awards
The Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association is proud to honor outstanding contributions to the Texas wine industry through its Annual Association Awards. Award recipients are honored each year at the TWGGA Annual Conference & Trade Show.
Awards are given in the following categories:
T. V. Munson Award
Named after Thomas Volney Munson of Denison, this award recognizes exemplary contributions to Texas grape growing.
Louis F. Qualia Award
Honoring the founder of Val Verde Winery in Del Rio, this award recognizes a pioneering spirit in a Texas wine maker OR a grape grower.
John E. Crosby, Jr. Award
This award recognizes lifetime achievement in the Texas wine and grape industry.
Wine Press Award
Given to the wine, food, travel and agriculture writers for outstanding coverage of the Texas wine industry. This category includes social media, blogs, and state commissions who promote the industry.
Frank Madla Award
For diligent and altruistic commitment to furthering the Texas wine and grape industry through the legislature and government agencies.
Bunny Becker Women in Wine Award
This award recognizes a woman in the wine industry who is dedicated to quality in all that she does, shows tenacity when facing even the most daunting of challenges, and models grace and courtesy while making her contribution to the Texas wine and grape industry.