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Maureen Qualia honored with 2022 Bunny Becker Award

Melanie Jackson

March 2, 2022

Maureen Qualia
Maureen Qualia

In recognition of her work in the Texas wine industry, PSS enology lecturer Maureen Qualia was recently honored with the 2022 Bunny Becker Women in Wine Award.

The award — established in honor of the late Bunny Becker, a celebrated figure in the Texas wine world — recognizes a woman working to enhance Texas enology and viticulture who embodies the values of tenacity, quality, graciousness, and dogged work ethic.

Qualia was presented with the award at the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association (TWGGA) Annual Conference & Trade Show in February, where she also led an enology program.


Update:  The Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association recognized their 2022 award winners with a series of online profiles. Check out Maureen Qualia's profile here for more about her background and accomplishments.