Helpful Links

Select is your local resource for all things wines and spirits. Please use the links provided below to learn more about the industry and answer your wine and spirit questions.

Academy of Wine Communications

Winery and public relations specialists dedicated to wine journalism in the US.

All America Wineries

An index and links to over 1,800 wineries in the USA.

Amador Wine Growers

Dedicated to the wine growers of Amador County, California.

American Institute of Wine & Food

A non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment of food and wine.

American Society for Enology and Viticulture

Dedicated to the exchange of information and the support of research and education.

American Sommelier Association

A national community of wine professionals and enthusiasts.

American Vineyard Foundation

Raising funds for research in viticulture and enology.

American Vintners Association

The only winery trade association with a national membership.

American Wine Society

A national non-profit Consumer Organization that promotes appreciation of wine through education.

Associations Viticoles de la Côte d’Or (AVCO)

The official site of the wine growers of the “golden slope” of Burgundy.

The Barossa

The official site for the Barossa Wine & Tourism Association.

Bordeaux

Everything related to Bordeaux wines and visiting the Bordeaux region.

Calistoga Visitors

Hot springs, cool wines, warm welcome. A directory of resources for the Calistoga area.

Chilevinos

Comprehensive information on the wines of Chile (Spanish only).

Carneros Quality Alliance

An organization devoted to promoting and enhancing wines from Carneros.

Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin

An organization dedicated to making Burgundy – both the region and its wine – more widely known.

Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine

The authoritative voice of the California wine consumer.

Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d’Alsace

The official home page of the vineyards and wines of Alsace.

Copia

The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, located in NAPA Valley.

El Dorado Winery Association

Dedicated to El Dorado County, California and it winery industry.

Centro de Enologia y Viticultura

Comprehensive information on the wines of Spain (Spanish only).

Family Winemakers of California

An association of California table wine producers.

Federation of Wine and Food Societies of Australia

Dedicated to promoting an appreciation of wine, food and culinary art.

German Wine Information Bureau USA

Official site of the German Wine Information Bureau.

German Wine Society

Dedicated to improving knowledge of German wines.

Greek Wine Makers

Information about the current state of Greek winemaking.

Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction

Since 1859 this auction has raised money for the hospitals of Beaune, the capital of Burgundy wine production.

Inter Rhone

The official web site for the wines of the Cotes du Rhone and the Rhone Valley.

Lodi Wine and Visitor Center

Dedicated to Lodi County, California and its wine country.

Long Island Wine Country

The official web site for the Long Island Wine Council.

Mendocino Winegrowers Alliance

The official site for Mendocino County, California wines.

The Meritage Association

American wines blended in the Bordeaux tradition.

Napa Chamber of Commerce

A directory of resources for the Napa Valley.

Napa Valley Grape Growers

The official web site for the premium wine producers of Napa Valley.

Napa Valley Vintners Association

The trade association for 195 Napa Valley wineries.

National Wine and Grape Industry Center

From the Charles Sturt University, Australia’s leading wine and food science school.

Oklahoma ABLE Commission

The mission of the ABLE Commission is to protect the public welfare and interest in the enforcement of the laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages, charity games and youth access to tobacco.

Oregon Wines

An online guide to Oregon wines, wineries and wine events.

Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce

A directory of resources for the Paso Robles area.

Paso Robles Wine Country

The official site for the Paso Robles Vintners and Growers Association.

Professional Friends of Wine

A group of wine lovers, each a grape grower, merchant, or restaurateur.

The Rhone Rangers

An organization dedicated to wines from Rhone grape varieties grown in the US.

Robert Parker Online

The independent consumer’s guide to fine wines.

Russian River Wine Road

An association of wineries and lodgings in Northwest Sonoma County.

San Antonio Valley Vintners and Growers Association

Southern Monterey County’s San Antonio Valley.

SAPROS

The Botrytis wine club.

The 60 Second Italian Wine Course

An overview of all you need to know about Italian wines.

Society of Wine Educators

A professional development organization dedicated to wine education.

The Sommelier Society of America

The oldest wine teaching organization in the United States.

Sonoma County Wine Library

5,000 books on wine and related subjects.

Sonoma County Wineries Association

Dedicated to Sonoma County and its wine growing heritage.

Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce

A directory of resources for the Sonoma Valley.

Sydney International Wine Competition

International competition that judges wines alongside complementary food.

Tom Stevenson’s Champagne & Sparking Wine Guide 2003

228 page book available for free download (in Acrobat format).

UC Davis Department of Viticulture

They grant a BS, MS or PhD in viticulture and enology, or related disciplines.

United States Sommelier Association

Dedicated to the promotion and teaching of wine culture to wine professionals and wine lovers.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The origins and ancient history of wine.

Uruguayan Wine Guide

A site designed to stimulate interest in Uruguayan wine.

VinoNet German Wines

Comprehensive coverage of German wines and many top wineries.

Virtual Corkscrew Museum

A virtual cornucopia of information about corkscrews.

Washington Wine Commission

The official site of the wine growers the State of Washington.

Wine & Spirit Education Trust

The “leading provider” of vocational training for the Wine & Spirit trade in the UK and around the world.

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America

The national trade association of the wine and spirits wholesalers of the US.

The Wine Institute

The public policy advocacy association of California wineries.

Wine Log Drink Calculator

Calculate how many drinks you need for a party by number of guests.

Wine MBA

A degree program to help wine managers successfully anticipate change.

Wine Answers

A service to consumers provided by Wine Market Council, a non-profit organization representing the U.S. wine trade.

Wines from Austria

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board.

Wine Racks Now

Wine racks and accessories for retailers.

Wines from Spain

The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade.

Wine Spectator

A comprehensive wine online resource and publication.

Wines of Oregon

The official site of the Oregon Wine Advisory Board.

Wines of South Africa

The official site of the South African wine industry.

Yamhill County Wineries

Dedicated to Yamhill County and its wineries.

Zinfandel Advocates

Advocates and producers of Zinfandel.