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 2024

  • Location

    Santa Barbara Wine Country, CA

  • Sponsors

    CMS-A, Santa Barbara Vintners, RNDC, Jackson Family Wines

  • Date

    March 17–20, 2024

  • Deadline

    October 2, 2023, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

Learn More & Apply

Rudd Round Table 2024

  • Location


  • Sponsor

    Rudd Estate and Rudd Foundation

  • Date

    March 24–25, 2024 (Must be able to depart on March 24th and return home on March 26th)

  • Deadline

    November 12, 2023, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

Learn More & Apply

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.

Take Virtual Trip

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 $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.