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To protect the health and safety of our students, instructors, partners and staff, IWEG has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all in-person tasting workshops, examinations and classes.

Read our mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for more details.

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The Independent Wine Education Guild (IWEG) is a community of professionals and enthusiasts connected by our passion for wine, spirits sake and beer education.

We share our expert knowledge and empower each other to succeed in our professional and personal goals.

Our instructors are professionally trained educators and subject-matter experts who are dedicated to your learning, engagement and success. They have a proven track record of achieving higher WSET pass rates on exams than the global average. Several of them are industry leaders in the drinks and hospitality sectors in Canada and worldwide.

Many of our students are current or future leaders in the drinks and hospitality sectors. Others are eager enthusiasts from all backgrounds who enjoy life-long learning and new experiences.