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  1. The Complete Picture

    As an enthusiast who’s a retired IT person I’m often looking for ways to challenge my mind in retirement. Having completed my WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, Spanish Wine Scholar and the French Wine Scholar, I was looking for a course in the wine and spirits world that was a bit different. That’s how I settled on the WSET Level 1 Award in Sake.  

    October 23, 2022

  2. Try This

    Cast your mind back to the last wine you really enjoyed. Was it the aromas or the taste that hooked you? Did it have a full body that grabbed your attention or acidity levels that made you salivate?

    October 13, 2022

  3. Important Grape Varieties of the World

    WSET Diploma Field Trip IWEG’s newest WSET Level 4 Diploma students began their diploma studies with a weekend in Niagara wine country learning about viticulture and winemaking.  Students kicked off the day at Arterra Wines Canada (Dorchester Road) with a presentation and facility tour on the topic of commercial winemaking. They then travelled to Stratus…

    October 6, 2022

  4. Kampai!

    In recognition of International Carignan Day on October 27, we are offering an incentive to learn more about this varietal.

    September 28, 2022

  5. Back in the Classroom

    Congratulations to IWEG instructor Carrie Rau for receiving a Taylor’s Port Golden Vines Diversity Scholarship!

    September 26, 2022

  6. Develop Specialist Knowledge

    International Recognition as an Expert in the Field of Wine The fall 2022 in-class WSET Diploma program is sold out. Contact for more information. Learn more about the online WSET Diploma that starts on October 3rd. The market-leading WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines qualification provides expert level knowledge and develops key analytical skills for success in…

  7. The Colour of Wine

    The vintage chart and harvest reports provided by the Wine Scholar Guild give you the ranking for major Italian wine regions and vintages from 2010 to today. Tom Hyland, wine writer, photographer, and publisher of Italian Wine Report, has compiled this information and written the vintage charts starting with the 2010 vintage. The vintage charts were last updated on August 3, 2022 in order to include the 2020 vintage.

    September 8, 2022

  8. Taste and Analyze

    I fell in love with the wine world as soon as I stepped foot on a local vineyard in the summer of 2015.

    September 1, 2022

  9. Scratch More Than Just the Surface

    The most important thing I have learned so far is that I have only scratched the surface of this incredibly gigantic, ancient, and diverse world of wine. Because of this foundation of information, I’ve learned that the only way to move is forward from here.

    August 25, 2022

  10. Special Offer for the Italian Wine Scholar

    Sign up by August 19th with the coupon code prosecco to save $115 at checkout. Limited quantities available.

    August 17, 2022