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

Lodi Harvest 2020

  • Location

    Online


  • Sponsor

    Lodi Winegrape Commission


  • Date

    September 28–30, 2020


  • Deadline

    September 30, 2020, 01:00 PM (Pacific)

    This event is now online – please click on “learn more & apply” for more details

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Consorzio Italia del Vino – Exploring Italy in 2020

  • Location

    Online


  • Sponsor

    Consorzio Italia del Vino


  • Date

    October 5–26, 2020


  • Deadline

    September 3, 2020, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    THIS APPLICATION IS CLOSED – VETTING IN PROCESS

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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…

  • Rudd Round Table 2020

    January • 27 • 2020

    “Tomorrow, we’re going to break your brains open,”…

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  • Rudd Round Table 2020

    January • 25 • 2020

    Being surrounded by so much talent was inspiring, and I left feeling empowered and excited to be on this next stage of my journey…

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  • Brooks Harvest Internship 2019

    November • 30 • 2019

    6 A.M.: Your alarm goes off. It feels like you just went to sleep 15 minutes ago, and if you’re lucky…

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  • Somm Camp 2019

    November • 17 • 2019

    Getting off of the bus in Frog’s Leap’s Rutherford vineyard was like stepping into an alternate world full of the buzz of nature’s liveliness…

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Virtual Enrichment Trips

Pack your bags and go see the world! SommFoundation invites you to attend our current Virtual Enrichment Trip.


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Feel the Soil 

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

Donate to SommFoundation

Our nonprofit work is supported by donors like you. As a gift for donating $125 or more to SommFoundation, you will receive free access to The Global Diagram of Wine for one year. Your donation may be tax-deductible. Please consult your CPA.

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