Frequently Asked Questions

Women Powered Brands™ is a key initiative by Women of the Vine & Spirits® - What is Women of the Vine & Spirits®?
Women of the Vine & Spirits is an all-encompassing global membership organization dedicated to boldly pushing the wine, beer and spirits industry toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive era that supports business development and innovation, empowering all to thrive. Our members connect through our global network and collaborate across all industry sectors. We provide our members with benefits that include education, training, mentorship, and networking, supporting them personally and professionally as well as tools, services and resources toward diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), and business development & innovation (BD&I). For more information, please visit
What qualifies as a Women Powered Brand™?

Companies that have women owners, companies that are third-party certified women-owned, companies that are women-led (must have 50% women in traditional C-Suite roles and/or 50% women on company board), and brands that are women-made (such as lead winemaker, distiller, master blender, brew master).

Who can register their brands into the Women Powered Brands™ database?

The database is one of the many benefits of Corporate Membership with Women of the Vine & Spirits, whose members span all sectors of the beverage alcohol industry. Membership provides benefits including access to a directory of over 10,000 members, live chats and educational programs connecting suppliers with buyers, marketing, legal, state of the industry, trends and more.

If you are interested in learning more, please fill out our interest form here. There are various engagement levels offered, depending on company size, starting with the Associate level ($2,500/annually). View a list of Corporate Members here.

I am a Corporate Member of WOTVS, how can I enter my company and brands into the Women Powered Brands™ database?

Fill out the request form here. Upon approval, you will receive login access to submit your brands. After receipt of your registered brands and upon approval, your entries will become viewable in the database.

Who has access to view the Women Powered Brands database?

Access is granted to qualified buyers, wholesalers, importers, bar managers and supplier diversity procurement managers to easily identify gender diverse brands in the beverage alcohol industry

I am a qualified buyer, wholesaler, importer, supplier diversity procurement manager or bar manager, how do I gain access to the Women Powered Brands database?

Fill out this request form here and upon approval, you will be provided a link to access the full database.

Where can I find a list of women in leadership positions in the beverage alcohol industry?
The Women of the Vine & Spirits C-Suite honors and recognizes leaders that are Change-makers, Co-creators and Curators in the wine, beer, and spirits industry. These women have earned their place at the top as forward-thinkers, disruptors, innovators and icons using their voice and position to elevate others into leadership roles. To view a list of WOTVS Corporate Member companies with women leaders, please visit the WOTVS C-Suite here.

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