There are seven Regional Vineyard Associations who play a very important role in the structure of the industry. On joining WineGB you also become a member of your geographic region.  You are welcome to join another region also.

The membership subscription to both  WineGB and your Regional Association is managed centrally. Please contact Jo Cowderoy, Membership & Operations Manager on

The Regional Chairmen and the contact details of the seven Regional Vineyard Associations can be found below.

Region Contact Details
SWVA – South West Vineyards Association

(Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Avon, Dorset, Gloucestershire,  Worcestershire)

Guy Smith (Chairman)
Email: Guy Smith 
WineGB South East

(Surrey, Sussex, Kent, London South)

Nick Wenman (Chairman)
Belinda Mercer (General Secretary)
Email Belinda Mercer
EAVA – East Anglia Vineyards Association

(Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk)

Michael Rhodes  (Chairman)
Email: Michael Rhodes
Jennifer Treglohan (Secretary)
MVA – Mercian Vineyards Association

(Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Durham & Northumbria,  Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Scotland, Northern Ireland)

Ian Sargent (Chairman)
Shelley Gill  Secretary)
Email: Shelley Gill
TCVA – Thames and Chilterns Vineyards Association

(Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire)

Bob Nielsen (Chairman)
Sian Liwicki (Membership Secretary)
Email: Sian Liwicki
Tel:01865 390067
WineGB Wessex

(Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire)

Tim Ingram Hill (Chairman)
Roger Marchbank (Secretary)
Email: Roger Marchbank
Tel:01672 569190
Welsh Vineyards Association

(The Counties of Wales)

Robb Merchant (Chairman)
Sarah Stewart (Secretary)
Tel: 01492 545596
Email: Sarah Stewart