Edrington Donates $10,000 to Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation
Edrington, has generously donated $10,000 to the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd. which grants women in the alcohol beverage industry with scholarships and awards for the purpose of helping them to advance in their careers in the food, wine, spirits, hospitality, or viticulture industries through education, leadership, and professional development.
“The Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation is key to the support of our mission of empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry,” said Founder & President, Women of the Vine & Spirits Deborah Brenner. “We are so thankful for Edrington’s incredible gift and generosity, not only as a Corporate Member to support the alliance but now as a donor to the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation. It means so much to me and to all the women in the industry.”
The Foundation’s scholarships are divided into two categories: the Professional & Leadership Development Scholarship awards recipients with attendance at the Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium including lodging for the duration of the symposium, and transportation; the Educational Scholarship awards recipients with funds to assist with their tuition, course materials, lodging, and related educational expenses including the cost of professional advancement courses in the food, wine, hospitality, and/or viticulture industries.
“Edrington is pleased to be a corporate member of Women of the Vine & Spirits and support the Foundation with this donation,” said Director of Corporate Affairs & Social Responsibility, Marc Bromfeld. “Our ethos is steeped in a culture of Giving More Together and we are committed to fostering gender diverse teams and talent development.”
For more information about the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation and the Edward H. Brenner Scholarship Fund, visit the Resources tab on womenofthevine.com.
Women of the Vine & Spirits Corporate Members include Founding Member Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and Diamond Members: Bronco Wine Company; Caesars Entertainment; Constellation Brands; E. & J. Gallo Winery; Moët Hennessy USA; Ste. Michelle Wine Estates; and Wine Enthusiast. For a full list of Corporate Members including those at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Associate level, visit the Corporate Members tab at womenofthevine.com.
To become a member of Women of the Vine & Spirits, please visit womenofthevine.com. For those interested in Corporate Membership opportunities, please email email@example.com or call 888.750.1863.
Edrington owns some of the leading Scotch whisky and rum brands in the world, including The Macallan, Brugal, The Famous Grouse, Highland Park, Cutty Sark, The Glenrothes and Snow Leopard vodka. Edrington Americas added Tequila Partida to its portfolio in 2016. Edrington is headquartered in Scotland and employs around 3,000 people in its companies and joint venture operations worldwide, with over 70% employed overseas. Edrington Americas is headquartered in New York, NY with regional offices in Dallas, Chicago, Miami and Orange County. Edrington is committed to Giving More and is owned by a charitable trust, The Robertson Trust, which has donated over £230 million to a variety of charitable causes since 1961.
About Women of the Vine & Spirits®
Women of the Vine & Spirits is the world’s leading membership organization dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of women in the alcohol beverage industry, fostering gender diversity and talent development across the industry at large. Guided by an advisory board of top executives in the alcohol beverage industry, Women of the Vine & Spirits offers extensive education, advocacy, training, mentorship, networking and steadfast support for women at every position in the field, particularly through the annual Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium, March 12-14, 2018 in Napa, California. For more information, please visit womenofthevine.com