The Colour of Wine - IWEG News Sep. 30, 2021

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Importing wine, beer, spirits for pleasure and profit

Join Charles Steven Trenholme for the day-long seminar Importing Wine, Beer Spirits For Pleasure & Profit, which provides insights into the dynamics of importing wine, craft beers & spirits into Canada.

Charles Steven brings to the seminar 35+ years of experience working in various capacities including managing a national sales agency, brand management, sommelier and as an educator. 

Charles Steven knows first-hand that there are still hundreds of suppliers around the world actively looking for importers to represent them in Canada, providing the opportunity to develop a full or part-time career in this dynamic industry. There are also sales and brand ambassador positions available for those with certified training. 
 
Many of Ontario’s top importers and agents started their careers after attending Charles Steven’s seminar. They readily agreed that they gained valuable insight to the ins and outs of importing beverage alcohol, as well as the operations of the LCBO. 

Charles Steven has offered this seminar since 1992 receiving rave reviews from The Globe and Mail, Wine Tidings, Toronto Life, Toronto Sun, The Hamilton Spectator, Wine Access, Vines Magazine as well as CBC Radio. 

Importing Wine, Beer Spirits For Pleasure & Profit will take place online on Saturday, November 6th at 9:30am - 4pm online.

IWEG students, alumni and instructors will receive a 10% discount off the course when they register with the promo code IWEGSign up now!

In-class and blended learning for fall

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 
Date: Saturday, October 16th @ 9:30am - 4:30pm
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Date: Saturdays, October 23rd - November 6th @ 9:30am - 4:30pm
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Date: Tuesdays, November 20th, 27th and December 4th @ 9:30am - 4:30pm
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - @ Wine Academy
Date: Tuesdays, October 19th - November 16th @ 6:30pm - 9:30pm
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Spanish Wine Scholar
Date: Thursdays, October 7th - December 9th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Italian Wine Scholar - Central and Southern Italy
Date: Tuesdays, October 12th - December 7th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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All WSET textbooks and study guides will be in an eBook format.

Online courses

Online Learning

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 
Date: Monday, October 18th - Sunday, November 14th
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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, October 18th - Sunday, November 14th
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WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
Date: Monday, November 8th - Sunday, December 5th
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Date: Monday, October 18th - Sunday, November 14th
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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits
Date: Monday, November 29th - Sunday, January 2nd
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Date: Monday, October 11th - Sunday, December 12th
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Date: Monday, November 1st - Sunday, January 22nd
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All WSET textbooks and study guides will be in an eBook format.

Certificate in Irish Whiskey - 
NEW!
Eight modules at your own self-directed pace
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Certificate in Scotch Whisky - NEW!
Eight modules at your own self-directed pace
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Here's why you should sign up for the WSET Diploma Level 4 in Wines

The market-leading WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines qualification provides expert level knowledge and develops key analytical skills for success in the global wine business. Perfect for both the trade professional and the serious enthusiast, the course will arm you with specialist-level skills and experience, plus international recognition as an expert in the field of wine.

Holders of the Diploma will be able to identify characteristics of the principal wines of the world, make informed assessments of a product's quality and value, and identify appropriate opportunities for the products within a given market. 

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to underpin the job requirements in such roles as Food & Beverage Manager, Wine Buyer or Sales Executive.

The Diploma fulfills the prerequisite for the wine qualification requirement for entry to the Master of Wine (MW) program.

Registration remains open for the in-class WSET Diploma program in September and the online WSET Diploma program in October.

If you are interested in the WSET Diploma program and would like to learn more, we would be happy answer your questions. Please email Krystenne MacMullin at krystenne@iweg.org

The IWEG experience

As the leading organization in wine, spirits and sake education in Canada, IWEG has offered the WSET Level 4 Diploma since 1988.

Our Diploma Graduates over the years have gone on to become vital members of the wine and spirits industry in Canada and worldwide. IWEG holds the record for having the largest amount of Diploma graduates in Canada!

IWEG has been offering Diploma studies for longer than any institute outside of the WSET School in London, which means we enjoy a long history of student success. Our current pass rate for the most rigorous component, "Wines of the World", is 22 percent higher than the global average pass rate for this unit of study.

Our passionate and highly qualified Diploma educators, who come from different fields within the trade, provide on-going support to help you master the analytical tasting skills and supplemental theoretical knowledge necessary to succeed.

What determines the colour of wine?

Wine comes in a vast range of colours. White, red and rosé wines are all made from fermented grape juice, but how do they come to be in these distinct colours? Take a look into what determines the colour of a wine.