The membership of the Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association meets once per year during the Annual Conference & Trade Show in mid–late February. Regional meetings are hosted at the discretion of regional directors throughout each year.

Upcoming Meetings

TWGGA North Texas Regional Meeting

Thursday, August 1, 2024
Frisco Landing, 12995 Preston Rd., Frisco, Texas 75033
Free Registration

More information coming soon.

Past Meetings

TWGGA Hill Country Regional Meeting

Monday, May 20, 2024 | 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Messina Hof Hill Country Winery, 9996 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Free Registration

Join fellow winery and vineyard owners in the Texas Hill Country for an enriching afternoon of learning and networking at the upcoming TWGGA Regional Meeting.

What to Expect: 

  • Bring your questions and be ready to engage in discussion on the evolving market dynamics in the Hill Country alongside local experts, featuring Brady Closson, President/CEO of Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau.
  • Explore innovative methods for elevating tasting room experiences, implementing effective promotional strategies to increase foot traffic (and encourage return visits!), leveraging the resources provided by your local convention and visitor bureau, and harnessing the collective marketing power of your TWGGA community to set new standards for the industry as a whole.
  • Additionally, gain valuable insights during a pre-harvest briefing, where essential tools and tips will be shared to support you as the bustling harvest season approaches.
  • The afternoon will cap off with happy hour and the chance to sample wines from various producers in the region.

Agenda (Schedule Is Subject to Change): 

  • 2:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. | Welcome, John Matthews, TWGGA President
  • 2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | State of Tourism and Trends in the Region, Brady Closson, President/CEO of Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • 3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. | Winery Discussion Panel, Karen Bonarrigo, Messina Hof; Susan Johnson, Texas Heritage Vineyards; and Julie Herbort, Grape Creek Vineyards
  • 3:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m. | Pre-Harvest Outlook, Bryan Chagoly, Sandy Road Vineyards, and Michael Barton, Hilmy Cellars
  • 4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks and Community Tasting

This complimentary event is open to TWGGA members and nonmembers, but registration is required.