Wines of Germany (German Wine Institute) Becomes IWEG Silver Sponsor Sep. 28, 2016« Back to News
Toronto, CANADA, September 28, 2016 - IWEG and Wines of Germany (Canada) are pleased to announce that Wines of Germany (German Wine Institute - DWI) has become a Silver Sponsor for a two-year period.
Under the agreement, a German Wine Academy will be hosted at IWEG, featuring exciting, new educational curriculum that has been developed by the German Wine Institute and which will enhance the student experience and support IWEG students achieve their personal and professional goals.
Also, Wines of Germany will sponsor officially the second year of study at IWEG of the flagshipWSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits programme, encompassing the “Unit 3 Light Wines of the World” unit of study. The top performing IWEG student at this unit of study will receive a Study Trip Scholarship to a featured German Wine Region.
Additionally, a top-performing student in WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits for the academic year 2016-2017 will receive a Study Scholarship from Wines of Germany for WSET Level 3 Award in Wines at IWEG.
"We are delighted to support wine education activities with IWEG. The aim of the German Wine Institute is to continuously enhance the image and sale of fine German wines from the thirteen wine-growing regions of Germany, to both consumers and trade professionals. IWEG is a valuable and prestigious educational partner that will help us to achieve these goals in Ontario with both audiences, thereby promoting a better and stronger awareness of German wines, "said Ted Kalaboukis, Director, Wines of Germany in Canada.
"The German Wine Institute is a valuable partner for IWEG, enabling us not only to enhance the student learning experience, but also to provide unique ways to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals”, said Paul Miles, Executive Director of IWEG.