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Membership Categories & Levies

WFA members range greatly in size, history and geographical location but have shared objectives and a common purpose. Between them they produce over 70% of Australia’s wine.

WFA offers four types of memberships;

1. Australian Wine Producers
2. Joint Membership with Queensland Wine Industry Association (QWIA)
3. Contract Grape and Wine Processors
4. Affiliate Membership


Please note all fees quoted are in Australian dollars and inclusive of GST. Fees are for one year’s membership and are non-refundable. Levies can be calculated using the online membership form. WFA reserve the right to reassess membership levy calculations.


Australian Wine Producers

Tonnage crush determines the membership category to which you belong:

Small Winemaker – up to 2,000 tonnes
Medium Winemaker – between 2,001 and 100,000 tonnes
Large Winemaker – above 100,000 tonnes

Levies are calculated on tonnage crush for producers up to 500 tonnes. For those whose production is above 500 tonnes the levy is calculated on domestic and export sales revenue:

20 tonnes and below

$250

21 - 100 tonnes

$450

101-500 tonnes

$450 plus $3 per tonne on production above 100 tonnes

Above 500 tonnes

$0.0012295 per dollar of gross domestic sales revenue plus
$0.000184 per dollar of gross export sales revenue

Join / Renew as an Australian Wine Producer


Joint Membership with Queensland Wine Industry Association (QWIA) 

Small wineries in Queensland (up to 2,000 tonnes) can seek joint membership under the Australian Wine Producers Small Winemaker membership category. Joint members will receive a $165 discount on their WFA membership levy (as above) plus the QWIA levy

Join / Renew with Joint QWIA Membership


Contract Grape and Wine Processors

Membership levy is based on volume processed:

2,000 tonnes and below

$570

2,001 to 10,000 tonnes

$2,850

Above 10,000 tonnes

$5720

Join / Renew as Contract Grape & Wine Processors 

 

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership is available to organisations who do not produce wine but are closely associated with the wine sector. Affiliate Members support the Australian wine industry through the work of WFA. 

WFA offers promotional opportunities for Affiliate Members to connect to Australian winemakers through WFA's various communications channels. 

Affiliate Membership Categories:

Full Member - $6600
Invited to WFA Exclusive Networking Events around Australia
Invited to attend 2 x dedicated Full Member Briefings per year
Invited to AGM
Invited to WFA Industry Briefing
Discounted rates for Wineskills training modules, relevant industry Roadshows, AWITC
Receive all Member Communications, ie eNewsletter, Press Releases, Priority announcements
Promotion of Affiliate Membership on WFA Website

Associate Member - $1650
Invited to AGM
Invited to WFA Industry Briefing
Discounted rates for Wineskills training modules, relevant industry Roadshows, AWITC
Receive all Member Communications, ie eNewsletter, Press Releases, Priority announcements
Promotion of Affiliate Membership on WFA Website

Join / Renew as an Affiliate Member