Check out our winter 2020 wine, spirits and sake courses! Nov. 14, 2019

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Why IWEG?

With over forty years of operation, the Independent Wine Education Guild (IWEG) is passionate about helping our students achieve their personal or professional goals. Our instructors are first and foremost professionally trained educators, as well as subject-area experts, dedicated to student engagement and success.

Our scheduling is diverse and flexible, offering in-class or online study, day or evening classes and condensed or less intensive formats as well as custom corporate programming.

Online Learning
For students unable to attend scheduled lectures, IWEG also offers online study courses. Learn more. IWEG's learning opportunities will help you strengthen and acquire new skills, enhance career readiness and foster connections with industry professionals.Explore current trends or topics as well as classic regions and wine styles through IWEG’s masterclasses.Wine, Spirits and Sake Courses

WSET

Level 1 Award in Wines or Sake

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Toronto
Date: Saturday, January 18th
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Date: Saturday, February 22nd
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Sudbury
Date: Saturday, January 25th
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: Collège Boréal

Register now for WSET Level 1 Award in Wines!

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

Ottawa
Date: Saturday, January 25th
Time: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Location: Algonquin College

Register now for WSET Level 1 Award in Sake!

Level 2 Award in Wines

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Scarborough
Date: Mondays, January 13th - March 23rd
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Centennial College Progress Campus

Toronto
Date: Thursdays, January 16th - March 12th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Date: Saturdays, February 29th - March 14th
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Kitchener
Date: Tuesdays, January 21st - March 24th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Conestoga College

Sudbury
Date: Wednesdays, January 29th - March 4th
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Collège Boréal

Register now for WSET Level 2 Award in Wines!

Level 3 Award in Wines

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Toronto
Date: Tuesdays, January 14th - May 5th
Time: 6:30PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Register now for WSET Level 3 Award in Wines!

Wine Scholar Guild

Italian Wine Scholar or
French Wine Scholar

Italian Wine Scholar

Ottawa - Central and Southern Italy
Date: Mondays, January 6th - March 2nd
Time: 7PM - 9PM
Location: Algonquin College

Toronto - Northern Italy
Date: Tuesdays, March 3rd - May 26th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Register now for the Italian Wine Scholar!

French Wine Scholar

Toronto
Date: Wednesday, February 12th - May 6th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Register now for the French Wine Scholar!

Wines of Chile Academy

Ambassador Certification

Toronto
Date: Thursday, January 30th
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy

Register now for the Wines of Chile Academy Ambassador Certification!
 

Masterclasses

Spain, South Africa, Ontario and more

Wines from Spain
Wednesday, January 29

Please join us for a Spanish wine masterclass hosted by John Szabo MS in partnership with Wines from Spain.

Wines of South Africa
Thursday, February 6th

Details to come.