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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.

Cal­i­for­nia Poly­tech­nic State Uni­ver­si­ty (SLO) Schol­ar­ship Application

Sono­ma State Uni­ver­si­ty (SLO) Schol­ar­ship Application

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.

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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 plat­inum 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.

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