Iowa wine awards

The Iowa Wine Growers Association is proud to partner with The District Venue in Ankeny to host the Iowa Wine Awards Banquet in honor of Iowa’s most outstanding vineyards, wineries, industry partners and retailers. Awards will be given out at the banquet in conjunction with the IWGA Annual Conference being held Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18, 2019. IWGA Members will have the opportunity to vote to select the final winner in each category. Help us to celebrate the people who are making positive contributions to our industry!


Nominations for the Iowa Wine and Grape Awards are open to all individuals, private businesses, for profit, and nonprofit organizations positively impacting the wine and grape industry in the state of Iowa. Nominees do not need to be members of the Iowa Wine Growers Association.


Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, December 28.

Nominations will be evaluated and the top three nominations in each category will be presented to the general IWGA membership for voting to determine the winner in each category from Monday, January 14 through Monday, January 21, 2019. Award winners will be announced during the Awards Banquet on Sunday, February 17 at The District Venue in conjunction with the 2019 Iowa Wine Growers Association Annual Conference. Award nominees need not be present to win, however are encouraged to attend the banquet. The awards banquet is open to the public, age 21+. Tickets are available to purchase here.

Submit your vote today!