Named Scholarships

The Business of Wine & Excellence Scholarship

The Business of Wine & Excellence Scholarship is a Nicholas Pearce Wines self-funded educational bursary designed to increase diversity and education in the wine industry. 

This scholarship is tailored to BIPOC individuals looking to pursue a career in wine that pertains to wine sales and agency. The successful recipient of this scholarship will benefit from financial aid and have access to trade mentorship from Christopher Sealy and Ray Williams. 


Applicants must work and reside in Canada.

Applicants must be Black, Indigenous, or identify as a Person of Colour.

Scholarship amount awarded $2,500.00. 

This scholarship is funded by Nicholas Pearce Wines.

About Nicholas Pearce Wines

Working with industry-leading sommeliers, restaurants, and international winemakers, Nicholas Pearce Wines has been leading the way, with a focus on hospitality and customer service for over a decade. Their highly motivated, professional team of sommeliers and wine lovers source boutique, handcrafted wines from around the world for their clients and customers. NPW Portfolio is exclusive to Ontario wine drinkers and they provide a wide selection in all price points, many priced under $25 per bottle. Stay home, stay safe and drink great wine.⁠