Join the leading women's organization dedicated to your empowerment
and advancement in the alcohol beverage industry.


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Surround yourself with an amazing group of passionate women focused on career advancement and professional development. Whether you want to advance your career or find a better job, start your own business or learn skills and tools to become a better leader, we have the resources and community to get you where you want to be. Learn from industry leaders and experts in business, entrepreneurship, career advancement, diversity, leadership and more. Join in regular webinars covering priority topics such as: ‘Aligning the Three Tiers to Co-Create Powerful Beverage Brands’, ‘Time & Conflict Management' & ‘Branding Luxury’, attend regional events and diversity and mentorship summits. Use the Job Board, join a Group, and explore resources like our Career Pathing guide.



"Until now, there has never been a forum for women to strengthen ties through
opportunities such as regional networking events, discussion boards, educational
resources and the Annual Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium…
Women of the Vine & Spirits is the only trade organization to advance and
support the careers of women in the alcohol beverage industry.”

Beatrice Cointreau, Owner & CEO, Champagne Tresor de France



Wherever you want to be in the alcohol beverage industry you can meet, network and connect with the right people. Our membership includes an extensive range of influential professionals across the alcohol beverage industry including: senior executives, marketing and public relations professionals, journalists, educators, sommeliers, exporters and distributors, on and off premise managers, HR professionals, sales executives, ancillary services, bartenders and more. Members enjoys instant access to our directory, resources and events calendar with regular invitations to an array of meeting opportunities, not to mention access to our Global Symposium, the alcohol beverage industry’s largest gathering of women, world-wide.



"This is a wonderful organization that connects intelligent, accomplished and
interesting women who all share the goal of advancing the position of women
working in wine and spirits." 

Marilisa Allegrini, Chief Executive Officer, Allegrini Estates

“The wine and spirits industry is fast evolving and is an extremely exciting space in
which women can and should flourish. The dialogue that Women of the Vine &
Spirits is creating is long overdue and is changing the world we women
and men live and work in.”

Susan Kostrzewa, Executive Editor, Wine Enthusiast Magazine




You know the feeling, you know the frustration and you know your potential. Together, glass ceilings recede, sexual harassment is confronted and more businesses and organizations advocate the support of gender diverse teams and talent development. Join other women just as passionate as you and receive valuable support and feedback from our private community. Membership gives you a louder voice and an empowered community of women (and men) who support you to take risks, speak up, believe in yourself, step up and step out. 




“It’s been an honor and a privilege to be a part of Women of the Vine & Spirits.
In order to grow, I firmly believe that women in our industry must support one
another and the organization’s focus on areas like education, advocacy, training and
mentorship, are key in building a strong network of female leaders across all fields.
Year after year, I have personally seen how the Alliance has taken great strides in
advancing and promoting women in our industry.

Victoria MacRae-Samuels, Vice President, Operations, Maker’s Mark®


Individual Membership Just $150

Sign up today and enjoy immediate access to our resources and community of empowered women leaders in the alcohol beverage industry. Your membership has benefits including: career center & job board, discussion forums, education forums, connection with your own empowerment ambassador, mentorship, networking, diversity programs, book club, wine tastings, regional events and of course details about our celebrated annual Symposium in Napa, CA. 

"Dedicated to YOUR empowerment and advancement in the alcohol beverage industry." 
- Deborah Brenner, Founder & President


"At Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, we’re honored to take the lead in sponsoring
this groundbreaking organization and event in the wine world.
As leaders in the wine and spirits industry, we are committed to growing diverse
leadership teams and investing in talent development throughout the company.
As Founding Sponsors, we’ll continue to provide our ongoing support
to the Women of the Vine organization, symposium and its overall mission in perpetuity.”

Mel Dick, President of the Wine Division and Senior Vice President,
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.


Women of the Vine & Spirits Corporate Members

Becoming a Women of the Vine & Spirits Corporate Member signals to employees, potential employees and the industry at large that your organization supports gender diverse leadership teams and talent development.

Our Corporate Members

For Corporate Membership inquiries, please contact us at or call (845) 365-2838


Experience the most enthusiastically sought-after, first-class symposium in the industry. Because of its unique, elegant and advantageous content, abundance of take home value and high quality networking opportunities tickets are highly coveted and sell out fast.


“Happy to participate in this amazing Symposium, rich in audience, speakers, subjects
and especially objectives. Women of the Vine & Spirits is a brilliant initiative, bravo!”

Maggie Henriquez, President & CEO, KRUG Champagne 


"This Symposium provides us with a platform to build our network and our bond of being more
than women, but rather, leaders who are enabling the future foundation of growth.”

Rebecca Messina, Chief Marketing Officer, Beam Suntory


“The women of the Vine is truly making a great contribution to our industry!
It's incredible in a few short years to have made such an impact and created an event that is in
such high demand! The voices of the talented women of our industry are so
important to hear, and you are truly setting a wonderful stage towards making sure
there contributions are visible and at the forefront of minds!”

Marc D. Taub, President & CEO, Palm Bay International



Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd. provides scholarships and awards for the purpose ofhelping women advance in their careers in the food, wine, spirits, hospitality, or viticulture industries through education, leadership, and professional development, as well as fostering gender diversity and talent development across the industry at large.


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