Ivonne Nill receives SommFoundation Master of Wine scholarship
Stage two MW student Ivonne Nill has won the SommFoundation Master of Wine scholarship. She receives $3000 to assist with the cost of her studies. Originally from Asunción, Paraguay, Ivonne is a public relations consultant and trade liaison at Hispanics in Wine. In this role she works to expand the Hispanics in Wine community through networking and developing new trade relationships.
The mission of SommFoundation (The Guild of Sommeliers Education Foundation) is to assist wine and spirits professionals to achieve the highest level of proficiency and accreditation in the food and beverage industry. SommFoundation provides enrichment opportunities and scholarships to sommeliers, restaurant professionals, wine journalists, and winemakers to elevate the level of competency in the understanding of the world of wine and spirits.