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Become a Member

As a member of the OCPVA, you’re invited to take part in the many educational, research and purchasing activities devoted to high quality grape growing in the region. Membership also gets you a seat at the table where others in the grape growing community regularly gather to network, address common issues and concerns, and discuss local and outside expertise to advance our mission of establishing and promoting a sustainable and economically viable viticulture. Please click here to fill out a membership application or to renew your membership.

Meeting dates are first Thursday of the second month of the quarter. The meeting dates for 2020 are February 6, May 7, August 6 and November 5. Please make a note on your calendars.

What's Happening

From wine tours and tastings to live music and festivals, OCPVA wineries deliver! Check out what's happening at a winery near you.

Written by viticultural experts Lawrence Coia of Coia Vineyards, and Dan Ward of Rutgers/NJAES, about grape growing and grape varietal suitability in the Outer Coastal Plain region as well as all grape growing areas in New Jersey. $29.95 + Shipping and Handling. Please contact OCPVA directly for member pricing.

The Wines, Vines, and Exciting Potential for New Jersey

A presentation about three varieties and their potential for New Jersey wineries, by Dan Ward, Rutgers/NJAES; Lawrence Coia, Coia Vineyards - owner; Marco Stefanini, FEM - Grapevine Breeder; Claudio Moser, FEM - Molecular Biologist; Sergio Menapace, FEM - Director; and Arturo Pironti, FEM - Legal Counsel