SommFoundation

Enrichment Trips

SommFoundation, subsidized by sponsors and fundraising efforts, provides educational trips to domestic and international wine and spirits regions. It is imperative that beverage professionals have the opportunity to visit vineyards and distilleries around the world in order to give them context and expertise.

Upcoming Trips

Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Association – Bordeaux Sup’s Sommeliers of the Year Competition

  • Location

    San Francisco, CA


  • Sponsors

    Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Association


  • Date

    August 5–6, 2019


  • Deadline

    July 8, 2019, 05:00 PM (Pacific)

    THIS APPLICATION IS CLOSED – ALL APPLICANTS HAVE BEEN NOTIFED OF THEIR STANDING

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Lodi Harvest Trip

  • Location

    Lodi, CA


  • Sponsor

    Lodi Winegrape Commission


  • Date

    September 8–12, 2019


  • Deadline

    July 17, 2019, 05:00 PM (Pacific)

    THIS APPLICATION IS CLOSED – VETTING IN PROCESS

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Consorzio Italia del Vino

  • Location

    Italy


  • Sponsor

    Consorzio Italia del Vino


  • Date

    September 26 – October 3, 2019


  • Deadline

    June 17, 2019, 05:00 PM (Pacific)

    THIS APPLICATION IS CLOSED – ALL APPLICANTS HAVE BEEN NOTIFED OF THEIR STANDING

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Somm Napa Valley 2019

  • Location

    Napa Valley


  • Sponsor

    Napa Valley Vintners


  • Date

    November 11–14, 2019


  • Deadline

    June 23, 2019, 05:00 PM (Pacific)

    THIS APPLICATION IS CLOSED – VETTING IN PROCESS

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Feel the Soil 

Discover the terroir, culture, & people behind the world’s wines

Enrichment Trip Stories

Walk the vineyards, feel the soil, meet the winemakers, participate in comparative tastings, dine on local fare, work the harvest, learn from industry experts, take home the experience of a lifetime…

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