Wine, spirits and sake courses for everyone Dec. 03, 2020

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Wine, Spirits and Sake Courses for Everyone

Online and blended learning formats available

IWEG will be closed for the holidays starting at noon on 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.

IWEG student Vivian Rocillo has spent her time during the pandemic completing the French Wine Scholar, where she earned a perfect score and continuing with the Italian Wine Scholar. We asked her to share why she has used this time at home to pursue her wine education:

"After completing the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, I wanted to further my wine education. France and Italy are the two countries that I plan on traveling to the most in the future. Studying them through Wine Scholar Guild has helped me to deepen my understanding and appreciation of these regions until we can travel again! I created the @vinfatuation Instagram account to share my journey through wine. It has become a big part of my life and I now create content for clients in the wine industry."

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French Wine Scholar

The French Wine Scholar provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France. The course provides detailed coverage of French AOC wines, as well as an introduction to French history, geography, viticulture and winemaking.

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Italian Wine Scholar

The Italian Wine Scholar is an Italian wine course designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization study program on Italian wine bar none! It gives context to the discipline by including the history of the country and its winegrowing areas as well as their cultural settings. Unit 1 covers Northern Italy, and Unit 2 covers Central and Southern Italy. The Units of study can be taken in any order.

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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is an advanced level course for wine industry professionals, those seeking to join the profession or for wine enthusiasts wishing to develop a deeper understanding of wine. This course provides in-depth and detailed understanding of how human and natural factors in vineyard and winery affect wine style, quality and price. It further develops systematic tasting and description skills. 

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines for those working in the industry, looking to join the industry or for wine and spirit enthusiasts. This course provides fundamental product knowledge and systematic tasting skills.

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WSET Level 4 Diploma 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.

IWEG is offering an online WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines starting January 2021. 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 deadline to register is Wednesday, December 16.

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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, February 1st - Sunday, February 28th  
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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 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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Remaining Fall Courses

Online Learning

Date: Monday, December 14th - Sunday, January 17th
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All WSET textbooks and study guides will be in an eBook format.

Check out the WSET demo of online courses.

Personalized Gift Certificates

Whether you are an early holiday shopper or need the perfect gift year round, we offer personalized gift certificates that can be redeemed towards any course or event offered at IWEG. Gift certificates are valid for both remote blended learning courses and online courses.

Please contact Anne Theunissen by email at atheunissen@iweg.org to purchase a gift certificate.

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