Wilson Daniels Anne-Claude Leflaive Memorial Scholarship

  • Date

    June 27 – July 1, 2022

  • Deadline

    April 24, 2022, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

  • Location

    Burgundy, France

  • Sponsor

    Wilson Daniels, Domaine Leflaive, Domaine Laroche, Château Moulin-à-Vent

Wilson Daniels, Domaine Leflaive, Domaine Laroche, Château du Moulin-à-Vent, and SommFoundation invite you to apply:

Anne-Claude Leflaive’s passion for education and sustainable growing methods has earned the historic family estate a reputation as a benchmark for white Burgundy and as leaders in biodynamic farming. Broadening professional’s understanding of the wine-making process was a lifelong goal of Anne-Claude. Two industry professionals will be awarded an all-expense paid trip to the renowned Domaine Leflaive in Burgundy. We are looking for candidates who display qualities of authenticity, originality and passion for the industry, and who have made extraordinary contributions to their wine community- just as Anne-Claude did throughout her remarkable life and career.

Highlights of the trip include:

  • Domaine Leflaive Tasting, Vineyard, and Cellar Visit with Managing Director Brice de La Morandière, great-grandson of founder Joseph Leflaive
  • Château du Moulin-à-Vent Winery/Vineyard Tour, Tasting, and Dinner with Managing Director Edouard Parinet
  • Domaine Laroche Tasting, Lunch, and Vineyard Tour with Technical Director Grégory Viennois
  • Opportunity to Explore Beaune and Paris between producer visits

Round-Trip airfare, local transport, lodging and meals are included. (You will need to provide your own transport to/from your US airport).

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Work and reside in the United States
  • Provide proof of vaccination for Covid-19 upon acceptance
  • Have a valid passport at the time of application. You will be required to provide your passport information immediately at the time of acceptance.
  • Ensure that your schedule will allow you to travel from June 26th through July 1st (you will need to arrive in Paris the morning of June 27th, you may depart at your leisure on Friday, July 1st.)

About Wilson Daniels:

Founded in 1978, Wilson Daniels is a fully integrated, family-owned marketing and sales company representing a highly selective portfolio of the world’s most distinctive wines. Wilson Daniels continues to pursue and elevate the standards of excellence set by founders Win Wilson and Jack Daniels through developing long-term, strategic partnerships with luxury producers that possess profound respect for terroir and are benchmarks in their region. To learn more about Wilson Daniels, visit www.wilsondaniels.com.