Our Commitment: Support Diversity & Inclusion in the Wine Industry with resources for our employees and the next generation of wine leaders.
“I cannot think of a better way to support the next generation of young BIPOC wine professionals than with scholarships at the top universities in the heart of America's wine country.”— Charles Woodson
Charles Woodson & O'Neill Family Wine Scholarship
O’Neill Vintners & Distillers with Charles Woodson are pleased to announce the Charles Woodson & O’Neill Family Wine Scholarship, a new series of college scholarships with California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and Sonoma State University.
The scholarships aim to recruit and retain high-achieving Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) interested in pursuing a career in the wine industry.
*Applications for both Universities for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester are open now*
The scholarship will cover 100% of tuition and room and board to support recipients over their entire college career. Additionally, O'Neill will offer internships/mentorships along the way to prepare recipients for life in the wine industry.
Women of the Vine & Spirits
Women of the Vine & Spirits exists to empower and equip women with tools to advance their careers in the alcohol beverage industry, fostering gender diversity and talent development across the industry at large.
As a proud gold member, O'Neill employees have access to informative sessions on diversity, equity, and inclusion to address the particular challenges that face women in the alcohol beverage industry.