Love is in the Glass: Valentine's Day Gift Ideas Feb. 03, 2020

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Skip the chocolate and flowers this year and sign up your nearest and dearest for an IWEG wine tasting or course during the season of love. Double the experience and join them for the fun learning opportunity!

Unsure which course to gift? We have personalized gift cards that can be redeemed towards any course or event offered at IWEG. Gift cards are valid for both in-class and distance learning until the end of the academic year June 30, 2020.

Purchase a gift card!


French Wine Scholar
The French Wine Scholar is an official certification course of study designed by the Wine Scholar Guild to provide current, accurate information on all of the wine regions of France and validate proficiency in the Wines of France. The course is taught by authorized Wine Scholar Guild instructors Nancy Reynolds DipWSET and Rose-Anne St. Jean DipWSET.

French Wine Scholar
Date: Wednesday, February 12th - May 6th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Wines of Chile Academy Ambassador Certification
Discover the wine history, regions, grape varieties and styles of Chilean Wines! Wines of Chile Academy is a 3-hour course for trade professionals and wine enthusiasts. Students will learn more about this viticultural paradise with authorized Wines Of Chile Educator Peter Wearing DipWSET.

Wines of Chile Academy Ambassador Certification
Date: Tuesday, February 25th
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Our unique WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is a perfect starting point for structured wine studies for the wine enthusiast. Students will complete the requirements of the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines and also discover the key elements of food and wine taste interactions such as sweetness, acidity and saltiness in food. The course is led by chef Carrie Rau DipWSET and WSET Certified Educator Karen Lavigne DipWSET. 

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Date: Saturday, February 22nd
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Ideal for the industry novice and the trade professional, the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines provides fundamental product knowledge and lays the foundation for the Systematic Approach to Tasting. Students will explore the style and quality of wines made from over 22 regionally important grape varieties produced in over 70 wine growing regions around the world! The course is taught by a specialist team of WSET Certified educators. 

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Date: Tuesdays, February 11th - April 14th - Waterloo
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Conestoga College
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Date: Saturdays, February 29th - March 14th - just 3 Saturdays
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Wines of Spain with John Szabo
Join Master Sommelier John Szabo DipWSET on Wednesday, February 26 at 7pm to 9pm for a Spanish wine masterclass in partnership with Wines From Spain Canada. 

Wines of Spain
Date: Wednesday, February 26th
Time: 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!