About

Who Is OGIC?

 

Everyone associated with OCIG has two things in common.

  1. We are dedicated to creating a community of hobbyists, viticulturists, and vintners.

  2. We provide support to everyone in the wine and grape industry in Oklahoma.

OGIC would like to extend an invitation to:

  • home winemakers
  • wine enthusiasts
  • licensed wineries & vineyards

in Oklahoma to join our organization.

 

What Does OGIC Do?

 

Here are the different ways we support our industry.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Coalition of state-wide grape growers and winemakers working cooperatively to move the Oklahoma Grape and Wine Industry forward in progressive & positive ways.

EDUCATION:

  • Improve grape quality through grant & viticulture education classes offered by Oklahoma State University
    Improve wine quality through grants, testing & competitions

MARKETING:

  • As an industry, join marketing groups such as MIO coalition, Oklahoma Travel Industry Association, Agritourism Association
  • Utilize organization funds for the promotion of Oklahoma grapes and Oklahoma manufactured wines
  • Facilitate grape sales by matching vineyards with compatible wineries

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS/LEGISLATIONS:

  • Work cooperatively to create and pass legislation which benefits the Oklahoma Grape & Wine Industry
  • Work closely with Redlands Community College, Oklahoma State University, VESTA, Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture Food & Forestry and the ABLE Commission.
  • Create an environment in Oklahoma Government that encourages and assists commercial vineyard & winery businesses.