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Wine & Spirit Education Trust

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Date: Saturday, September 14th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
Date: Saturday, October 19th @ 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits
Date: Mondays, September 3rd - October 7th @ 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Date: Tuesdays, September 17th - November 5th @ 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Condensed
Date: Saturdays, September 21st - October 5th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
 - Waterloo
Date: Tuesdays, September 24th - November  19th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: The Bauer Kitchen, 87 King St S #102
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Wednesdays, September 4th - December 18th @ 6:30PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 3 Award in Sake
Date: Saturdays and Sundays, November 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 23rd @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Wine Scholar Guild

Spanish Wine Scholar - New!
Date: Tuesdays, October 8th - December 10th @ 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Italian Wine Scholar: Northern Italy - Ottawa
Date: Thursdays, September 26th - November 28th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: Algonquin College, Wine Lab – H Building, Room H-103
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Italian Wine Scholar: Central and Southern Italy 
Date: Thursdays, October 3rd - November 28th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Master Classes

The IWEG Wine Quiz
Monday, September 9th

Test your wine knowledge and tasting skills at IWEG’s inaugural trivia night! Hosted by IWEG’s Director of Education Christopher Waters DipWSET, participants will answer WSET questions and identify wines using the Systematic Approach to Tasting for prizes. All skill levels welcomed.

Cabernets and Red Blends Empowering Argentine Winemaking
Wednesday, September 11th

Join Argentine wine journalist and oenologist Joaquin Hidalgo, at a masterclass that explores Argentina’s wealth of stylistic diversity in Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Red Blends that are empowering today’s winemakers.

Taste the Place: an Ontario Wine Masterclass
Thursday, September 12th

Join us for a presentation of the unique terroirs of Ontario and how they shape their respective wines. Presented by VQA Ontario.

California Pinot Noir
Thursday, September 26th

Discover the super quality and breadth of styles of California Pinot Noir. Led by Eugene Mlynczyk, MW. Presented by the California Wine Institute.

Wines of South Africa
Thursday, October 10th

Taste the wines of Swartland with Mark Kent, winemaker for and partner in South Africa's Boekenhoutskloof winery.

Wines of Austria
Thursday, October 17th

Join John Szabo, MS for an exploration of why Austria’s wines are now highly prized both by wine experts and wine lovers all around the world. Presented by Austrian Wine.

Flight 1: Grüner Veltliner Horizontal
 
 2017 Wagram
Grüner Veltliner Ried Feuersbrunner Rosenberg "1ÖTW"
AL 13% | RS 2,7 g/l | AC 5,1 g/l
Ott Bernhard

2017 Kamptal DAC Reserve
Grüner Veltliner Ried Lamm "1ÖTW"
AL 13% | RS 1 g/l | AC 6 g/l
Bründlmayer

2017 Kamptal DAC
Grüner Veltliner Ried Lamm "1ÖTW"
AL 13,5%
Schloss Gobelsburg

2017 Kremstal DAC
Grüner Veltliner Ried Kirchenberg "Herzstück"
AL 14,5% | RS 1 g/l | AC 6,4 g/l
Nigl

2017 Kremstal DAC Reserve
Grüner Veltliner Ried Schnabel "1ÖTW"
AL 13,5% | RS 1 g/l | AC 4,1 g/l
Sepp Moser

2017 Wachau Smaragd
Grüner Veltliner Ried Axpoint
AL 13,5% | RS 2,7 g/l | AC 5,1 g/l
Hirtzberger

Flight 2: Riesling Vertical

2018 Wachau Smaragd
Riesling Ried Achleiten
AL 14%
Domäne Wachau

2017 Kamptal DAC
Riesling Ried Zöbinger Gaisberg "1ÖTW"
AL 12,5%
Hirsch

2015 Traisental DAC Reserve
Riesling Ried Berg
AL 13% | RS 5,2 g/l | AC 6,8 g/l
Huber Markus

2013 Kamptal DAC Reserve
Riesling Ried Zöbinger Heiligenstein
AL 13,5% | RS 1,6 g/l | AC 6,6 g/l
Loimer Fred

2011 Kremstal DAC Reserve
Riesling Ried Steiner Kögl
AL 14% | RS 6,1 g/l | AC 4,9 g/l
Salomon Undhof

2002 Wachau
Riesling "Vinothek"
AL 12,5% | RS 4 g/l | AC 6,2 g/l
Nikolaihof Wachau

Flight 3: St. Laurent & Blaufränkisch Exploration
 
2017 Burgenland
Blaufränkisch "Ungerberg"
AL 12,5% | RS 1 g/l | AC 6 g/l
Pittnauer Gerhard und Brigitte

2015 Leithaberg DAC
Blaufränkisch
AL 13% | RS 1 g/l | AC 6,2 g/l
Heinrich Gernot und Heike

2015 Burgenland
Blaufränkisch "Judith"
AL 13% | RS 1 g/l | AC 6 g/l
Beck

2015 Leithaberg DAC
Blaufränkisch Ried Goldberg
AL 13,5% | RS 1 g/l | AC 5,8 g/l
Prieler

2015 Thermenregion
St. Laurent Ried Holzspur
AL 13,5% | RS 1 g/l | AC 5,8 g/l
Johanneshof Reinisch
 
2013 Burgenland
St. Laurent "Vom Stein"
AL 13% | RS 1,2 g/l | AC 5,3 g/l
Umathum

The Unique Wines of Chablis and Petit Chablis
Wednesday, October 30th

Explore the unique wines of Chablis and Petit Chablis with Eugene Mlynczyk, MW. Hosted by the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB).

Dates and time subject to change.


Distance Learning

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Date: Monday, September 9th - Saturday, October 19th 
Location: Online
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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, September 9th - Saturday, October 19th 
Location: Online
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines 
Date: Monday, September 30th - Tuesday, November 12th
Location: Online
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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, September 30th - Saturday, November 30th
Location: Online
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Monday, September 16th - Monday, December 16th
Location: Online
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