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She won!

October 2nd, 2013 | Posted by roger in ewbc | scholarship


Yes – that’s it! This years winners in the EWBC/DWCC Scholarship are ALL women! And as if that wasn’t quite enough; even the brand new Donnafugata Award goes to yet another! We couldn’t be happier…

The waiting time is finally over, especially for those who fired away an online application, being amongst a group of wonderful wine bloggers the EWBC Scholarship panel had to choose from.

And the panel this year, consisting of three true wine lovers; Benjamin Spencer Aiws, Burcak Desombre and myself, Roger Kolbu, had an absolutely pleasent job reading through all the applications. Well done, all of you!

So, are you eager to know who gets the scholarships?

Here we go:

Full scholarship (travel, hotel and EWBC entry ticket) goes to:

Hotel and EWBC entry ticket goes to:

EWBC entry ticket goes to:

This year we also have a generous contribution from Donnafugata, the well known wine producer in Sicily.
The Donnafugata Award for excellence in enotourism communications will be given to one EWBC Scholarship applicant who shows great depth of knowledge, skill, and professionalism, while also demonstrating a need for financial support to attend this year’s conference in Logroño, Spain.

The Donnafugata Award (travel, hotel and EWBC entry ticket) goes to:

All winners are or will be contacted personally. We do hope to see you in a few weeks – in Rioja!

More information on each of the winners will be published within a few days!

On behalf of the panel I would like to thank all the applicants who took their time to write some truly interesting stories showing us their thoughts on the digital age of publishing.

We also bring a big thank you to those who donated to this years scholarship!

See you all in Rioja in three weeks!

Best regards,
Benjamin, Burcak and Roger

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