KELOWNA, BC, July 21, 2021 /CNW/ – Philanthropist, innovator, community leader, and wine ambassador Glenn Fawcett is recognized for his considerable contributions to the wine industry by the Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) with its highest honour – the WGBC Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction recognizes a winery representative for their outstanding leadership, commitment and passion for the advancement of the British Columbia wine industry. Previous winners of this prestigious award include wine industry luminaries such as Howard Soon, Sandhill (Andrew Peller); Harry McWatters, Time Winery; Tony Stewart, Quails’ Gate Winery.
During his 35-year career as an entrepreneur and innovator Fawcett has founded and/or consulted to numerous successful companies including Therapy Vineyards and Guesthouse and Black Hills Estate Winery. Fawcett is also a sought-after industry consultant under his company Vinequest Ltd.
«Thank you to Miles Prodan and the team at Wine Growers BC for this,» remarks Fawcett. «I am just thrilled, and humbled to be selected by my peers. With more than 350 licensed wineries in the province and over 12,000 people employed in the wine industry,» he continues, «this is an unbelievable honour. And I note that this accolade would not be possible if I did not have the support of many people along the way.»
Read more about Glenn and what his industry peers had to say online.
SOURCE Black Hills Estate Winery