CONNECT | COLLABORATE | COMMIT®
Women of the Vine & Spirits is the leading membership organization
dedicated to empowering and advancing women, worldwide, in the alcohol beverage industry.
We are the springboard for action, the connection to the brave collective.
Complacency isn’t in our nature - we are boldly pushing the wine, beer and spirits industry
toward a more diverse and inclusive era that empowers all to succeed.
TOGETHER, we are changing the FACE of the alcohol beverage industry!
We are the inventors, curators and storytellers,
We are the unapologetic leaders
Because it’s our turn.
This is our becoming,
We are co-creators.
We rise by sharing the powerful stories of others and
Are you ready to leverage a diverse, equal and inclusive workforce
Are you seeking to connect with individuals that are experts of
(Discounted memberships available for WSET and Institute of Masters of Wine students/alumni, and students enrolled in university)
Awareness to Action
The greater women’s empowerment movement is swiftly moving from awareness to action.
As the conversation has become more mainstream, we see more accountability at every level and across industries.
Women of the Vine & Spirits' Individual and Corporate Members are focused on
action to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace and industry.
Together, we have the power to change an industry!
Introducing the First-of-its-Kind List of Female Leaders in the Alcohol
Beverage Industry, Worldwide
Visibility of women in traditionally male-dominated roles and industries cannot be underestimated.
The Women of the Vine & Spirits C-Suite honors and recognizes leaders that are change-makers, co-creators and curators
These women have earned their place at the top as forward-thinkers, disruptors, innovators and icons using their voice and position to elevate others into leadership roles.
Founder & CEO of Women of the Vine & Spirits, Deborah Brenner, Named
“Social Visionary of the Year”
Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation
"Crafting a Better World"™ for Women in Wine, Beer & Spirits
The Foundation provides scholarships and awards for the purpose of helping women advance their careers in the food, wine, spirits, beer, or hospitality industries through education, leadership, and professional development, as well as fosters gender diversity and talent development across the industry at large.
2020 Scholarship Recipients
Companies with more women board members experience greater financial performance.
Higher return on equity
Higher return on sales
Higher return on invested capital
Source: Warner – Power of the Purse; Catalyst
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Statistics in header above provided by the following sources: Power of the Purse; Catalyst; McKinsey Women in the Workplace & Diversity Matters; Harvard Business Review; Center for Talent Innovation