Education

Bringing together partners to facilitate funding.

With specific scholarships honoring the trailblazers of years past, our donors build a legacy. Beneficiaries will use those funds to build a future for the industry.

 

Six scholarship recipients hold their Foundation scholarship certificates

 

Scholarships

We facilitate scholarships on behalf of Washington’s wine industry for qualifying students pursuing studies in viticulture, enology, and other wine-related studies. Since 2002, over $263,000 has been awarded to over 185 Washington students.

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Margaret McCoy, Scholarship Recipient, in the vineyard

 

Bill Powers Sabbatical

Enabling a Washington State grape or wine industry professional to undertake a sabbatical in an established wine-producing region of the world to learn about an aspect of winegrape growing and/or winemaking.

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Bill Powers in vineyard holding grapes and a glass of red wine

AgForestry Grape Seat

Over 18 months, AgForestry Leadership presents 11 in-state, one national, and one international intensive hands-on learning seminars at public/private institutions of higher education, leading businesses, organizations, and in the field. Together with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Washington Winegrowers, we make sure there is an opportunity for a wine industry member.

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AgForestry Leadership Class in Washington DC

Let the Foundation be the home of your legacy. Share and encourage your passion for industry education by starting or contributing to a fund today.

Contact vicky@washingtonwinefoundation.org to get started!

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