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Wine Spectator Scholarship

Wine Spectator Foundation provides critical student support  

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation was established in 1981 by Marvin Shanken, founder and chairman of Wine Spectator magazine. It has provided almost $3 million in scholarship support for Department of Viticulture and Enology students since 1983. The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation is funded through biennial events sponsored by Shanken, the New World Wine Experience (located in California) and the New York Wine Experience. The Wine Spectator Study Lounge in the winery building honors 30 years of generous giving to our students.