First they ignored us, then dismissed us, then called us crazy
But we didn’t ask for approval
We are the outsiders in an industry of old world institutions
We were never supposed to make it big
We could easily move and grow in perfect conditions, but we didn’t.
We leaned into adversity and came together as a family to make
something out of nothing.
The game is changing and we’re staking a spot at the front of the pack.
Instead of following centuries of tradition, rituals or rules
We are redefining quality, tastes, and experiences
Enjoy it how you’d like, we won’t judge.
Our future is not in algorithms.
It’s about our customers, our growers and our members
It’s for the people, by the people
Our collaborative ethos is irreverent in and of itself.
We’re an intrepid band of outsiders and we’re in this together.
A family, and we believe in what we do.
The mission of the New York Wine & Grape Foundation is to promote the world-class image of New York grapes and wines from our diverse regions to responsibly benefit farmers, producers and consumers through innovative marketing, research, communication, and advocacy. To realize this, the Foundation provides a wide range of benefits, marketing programs, educational events, cost saving subsidies, and more, to the wine and grape industry as well as our business and consumer supporters.