Preview 2019 - IWEG Monthly Newsletter Nov. 01, 2018

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CALIFORNIA WINES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT 

Congratulations to WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits student Amy Tsung, recipient of the California Wine study scholarship to continue studying at IWEG in the new year.

"I am honoured to be awarded a scholarship from the Wine Institute of California and look forward to advancing my wine education in the WSET Diploma Program with IWEG in 2019!" - Amy Tsung

Wine Institute of California
Wine Institute is the voice for California wine representing more than 1,000 wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state.

As the largest advocacy and public policy association for California wine, and the only group representing the industry at the state, federal and international levels, Wine Institute's Officers, Board of Directors and professional staff work to create an environment where the wine community can flourish and contribute in a positive fashion to our nation, state and local communities.

For more information on the Wine Institute of California, visit the website at discovercaliforniawines.com and calwine.ca


WSET GLOBAL @ GOURMET FOOD & WINE

WSET Global has joined forces with the Tutored Tastings program at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo to offer tastings that will have you sounding like a pro in less than an hour!

WSET’s Tastings join Tutored Tastings’ line-up of engaging and enjoyable wine and spirit seminars, presented by a who’s who of Canadian experts including Master Sommeliers John Szabo and Scott Zebarth, The Thirsty Traveler Kevin Brauch and VINES Magazine co-founder Christopher Waters. This is an unrivalled opportunity to taste incredible wines and spirits and learn what makes them so special.

Taste Like a Pro with Peter Wearing, DipWSET
Peter will take you on a journey from absolute novice to tasting like a professional in just one hour. This session will change the way you approach wine — showing you how to be more adventurous, bold and confident in your choices and how to find the best quality wines in the myriad options out there. Learn how to train your palate and sound like a pro!

Taste Like a Pro with Peter Wearing, DipWSET
Date: Thursday, November 22nd @ 6PM
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Register now!


WSET ALUMNI EVENT - SHERRY MASTERCLASS AND NETWORKING RECEPTION

WSET Global is delighted to invite Diploma alumni and current Diploma Students to join them at the ARTA Gallery in Toronto's Distillery District for an exclusive networking reception and sherry tasting with Gonzalez Byass.
The evening will be hosted by Michelle Paris DipWSET, WSET Alumni Advisory Board member for Canada, and Rob McCaughey, Business Development Manager - Spirits, USA.

Michelle and Rob will be joined by Christopher Canale-Parola of Gonzalez Byass who will lead an in-depth tasting of sherries from the Gonzalez Byass portfolio including the limited edition Tio Pepe En Rama and a selection from their Palmas series.

A short update on the development of WSET in the America's and outline the upcoming changes to WSET's qualification suite, including Diploma will be provided. Rob and Michelle will also be on-hand to discuss the many ways wine and spirit professionals in Canada (and beyond) can continue their involvement with WSET after their studies.

The event is a relaxed opportunity to make new connections or re-connect with your fellow WSET Diploma peers. 

WSET Alumni Event
Date: Wednesday, November 21st @ 6:30PM - 9PM
Location: ARTA Gallery, 14 Distillery Lane
Register Now!


LAST CHANCE FOR FALL COURSES! 

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Date: Saturday, November 24th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits - Condensed
Date: Saturdays, November 3rd - November 17th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

WSET Level 3 Award in Sake
Date: Saturdays and Sundays, November 10th - November 24th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

Wines of Portugal Academy Level 1
Date: Saturday, December 1st @ 1PM - 5PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!


WINTER COURSES

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Date: Saturday, January 19th @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
Date: Saturday, February 9th @ 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits
Date: Wednesdays, January 16th - April 3rd @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Tuesdays, January 15th - May 14th @ 7PM - 9:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

Italian Wine Scholar - Central and Southern Italy
Date: Thursdays, January 24th - March 21st @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

French Wine Scholar
Date: Wednesdays, February 13th - April 24th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Ontario's Brave New Wines
Date: Saturdays, February 23rd - March 23rd @ 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Wines Of Chile Academy Ambassador Certification
Date: Thursday, February 21st @ 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!


MASTER CLASSES

The Wines of Austria
Date: Tuesday, November 13th  @ 2PM - 4PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
Register Now!

Wines For All Occasions: Exploring the Wines of the Loire Valley - Reds and Rosés
Date: Thursday, November 15th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Bourgogne Terroir: "Macon + name of village"
Date: Thursday, November 22nd  @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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Uco Valley Master-Class with Sebastian Zucardi
Date: Monday, November 26th @ 2PM - 4PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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The Wines of Hungary
Date: Thursday, December 6th @ 7PM - 9PM
Location: IWEG Drinks Academy
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ONLINE COURSES

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits 
Date: Saturdays, January 5th - Friday, February 1st
Location: Online
Register Now!

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits 
Date: Saturdays, March 16th - Friday, April 19th
Location: Online
Register Now!

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits 
Date: Saturdays, January 26th - Friday, March 1st
Location: Online
Register Now!

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Saturdays, February 16th - April 19th 
Location: Online
Register Now!