Association of African American Vintners Celebrates 20 Years of Education, Legacy and Unity

Celebrating two decades of advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the wine industry, the Association of African American Vintners hosted its 2022 Symposium with professional development sessions, a spotlight on Phenomenal Women in Wine, a commemoration of the 20-year legacy of AAAV founders, and awards honoring AAAV member trailblazers in education, legacy, and unity.

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Why You Should Watch: Delving deep into the efforts being made for diversity and inclusion in the wine industry, attendees will get a glimpse of the challenges and resilience of Black winemakers and other industry professionals creating pathways to success.

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What You Will Learn: Attendees will explore ways to meet the financial challenges of starting a wine business, options for distribution and tips for developing a brand through media and marketing, then meet a panel of women championing diversity in the wine industry.

Original Date/Time: May 21-22, 2022

Session I: Funding Your Wine Business, Financing & Distribution for Your Wine Brand

 

PHENOMENAL WOMEN IN WINE: Challenges, Successes, and Future of Wine

 

SESSION II: Telling Your Story Through Wine Marketing & Media, The Power of Collaboration

 

Inaugural AAAV Awards Ceremony

 

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The mission of the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV) is to increase diversity in the wine industry, build awareness of Black winemakers and provide guidance and financial assistance to students from underrepresented minorities pursuing careers in the wine industry. Visit aaavintners.org for more information, and strategic opportunities, and to donate to our initiatives championing diversity in the wine industry. Besides becoming a member of the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV),  the best way to support AAAV is to make a donation, to donate visit: https://www.aaavintners.org/support-us.html

Published on June 17, 2022