Happy Holidays from The Independent Wine Education Guild Dec. 23, 2020

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Happy Holidays!
As 2020 comes to a close, The Independent Wine Education Guild wishes our students, instructors and partners a healthy and warm holiday season. This was a challenging year for so many, and we are grateful for the IWEG community for their resilience and their support to our students and each other. May this time of year be an opportunity to rest and safely celebrate with loved ones. We look forward to providing our students with an unparalleled wine, spirits and sake learning experience in 2021!

Reminder: For online courses starting on January 11th, we require your payment no later than January 3rd.

The Independent Wine Education Guild is will be closed for the holidays as of December 18th. We will reopen and respond to your email inquiries on Monday, January 4th. Please do not leave voicemail messages during this time.

You can register and pay for all of our winter 2021 courses during the holiday season by selecting PayPal as the payment method; a PayPal account is not required. For online courses starting on January 11th, we require your payment no later than January 3rd.

Instructor Excellence

In a year that saw IWEG shift to virtual learning like most every academic institution around the world, Aleksandar Simic helped his fellow instructors embrace and become accustomed to the Zoom platform. An accomplished instructor Aleksandar has long enjoyed glowing feedback from his students, who excel at learning the materials at hand. But by turning trial runs of his Italian Wine Scholar sessions into workshops for IWEG instructors on how to use the platform effectively, he showed his commitment to our teachers and underscored the strength of our community. 

We are delighted to recognize Aleksandar as Instructor of the Year for his outstanding commitment and passion in helping our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

Aleksandar will be teaching the Italian Wine Scholar in March.

Blended Learning


WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
Date: Mondays, January 18th and 25th @ 10am - 1pm
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines 
Date: Thursday, January 14th  - March 4th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm 
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Date: Tuesdays, February 16th - April 13th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm 
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Tuesdays, January 12th - April 27th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Date: Wednesdays, February 3rd - May 12th @ 10am - 12pm
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Date: Thursdays, February 18th - May 27th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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French Wine Scholar
Date: Wednesdays, February 10th - April 28th @ 6:30pm - 8pm
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Italian Wine Scholar - Northern Italy
Date: Mondays, March 1st - May 10th @ 6:30pm - 8pm
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Spanish Wine Scholar
Date: Thursdays, September 23rd - November 25th @ 6:30pm - 8pm
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Online Learning
IWEG offers online WSET courses through WSET’s Online Classroom, which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator. A minimum number of hours of study per week is recommended (which varies depending on the course) to successfully complete each course and regular participation is essential.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, February 13th 
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Date: Monday, January 18th - Sunday, February 14th
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Date: Monday, February 1st - Sunday, February 28th  
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Date: Monday, February 8th - Sunday, March 7th
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Date: Monday, February 22nd - Saturday, March 27th
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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits 
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, February 13th 
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Date: Monday, February 22nd - Sunday, March 21st
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WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, February 13th 
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Date: Monday, February 22nd - Sunday, March 21st
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines 
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, February 20th 
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Date: Monday, January 25th - Saturday, March 6th
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Date: Monday, February 1st - Saturday, March 27th 
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Date: Monday, February 15th - Sunday, March 21st
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Date: Monday, February 22nd - Saturday, April 17th 
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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, February 20th 
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Monday, January 11th - Saturday, March 14th
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Date: Monday, January 25th - Saturday, April 17th 
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Date: Monday, February 22nd - Tuesday, March 4th
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WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, January 25th - Saturday, April 10th 
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All WSET textbooks and study guides will be in an eBook format.