SommFoundation

Enrichment Trips

SommFoundation, subsidized by sponsors and fundraising efforts, provides educational trips (virtual and in-person) 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

Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas Women’s Symposium hosted by the Santa Barbara Vintners Association

  • Location

    Santa Barbara Wine Country


  • Sponsors

    Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas; Santa Barbara Vintners; Jackson Family Wines


  • Date

    February 20–21, 2023 (*Must be able to arrive on the 19th and depart on the 22nd.)


  • Deadline

    October 30, 2022, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

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

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Rudd Round Table 2023

  • Location

    Napa


  • Sponsor

    Rudd Estate and Rudd Foundation


  • Date

    March 19–20, 2023


  • Deadline

    January 5, 2023, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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Rogue Valley Wine Country Somm Camp

  • Location

    Rogue Valley Wine Country


  • Sponsors

    Rogue Valley Vintners, Oregon Wine Experience, Neuman Hotel Group, Oregon Wine Board


  • Date

    March 26–29, 2023


  • Deadline

    January 15, 2023, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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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…

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

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Our nonprofit work is supported by donors like you. As a gift for donating $85 or more to SommFoundation, you will receive free access to SommGeo for one year. Your donation may be tax-deductible. Please consult your CPA.

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