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  1. Wine Myths Debunked

    With all the wine jargon and the sheer number of grape varieties and wine styles available, it’s little wonder a few ‘wine myths’ have crept in.

    May 17, 2022

  2. For Pleasure & Profit

    WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits provides a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits and cocktails. You’ll explore the main types and styles of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.

    May 5, 2022

  3. Turning Point

    I decided to pursue my Bachelor of Education, leading to my first high school teaching role in Leeds, England. It was during this placement the world of wine really took hold.

    May 2, 2022

  4. Formalize Your Knowledge

    My pursuit of the the WSET Diploma is to enhance my knowledge and allow me to teach advanced level wine classes. The challenges of teaching advanced courses helps to enhance my knowledge.

    April 25, 2022

  5. Re-enter the Wine Industry

    I was looking to re-enter the wine industry. The Diploma offered an unparalleled opportunity to gain expertise (and credibility) in the myriad aspects of wine that I had learned as an enthusiastic amateur.

    April 18, 2022

  6. A Life-changing Experience

    The degree is a life-changing experience, not just for the knowledge acquired, but also for the like-minded professionals you encounter along the way and staying in touch is a bonus.

    April 6, 2022

  7. Working with Wineries Around the World

    The WSET Diploma in Wine and Spirits gave me the inspiration to transition my career away from working as a sommelier on the floor of a restaurant to a role more focused on the business side of wine, which lead me into my dream role working with wineries around the world.

    March 31, 2022

  8. Congratulations to our new 2021 WSET Level 4 Diploma graduates

    IWEG is extremely proud of our graduates, who showed great resilience and persistence to keep studying the WSET Diploma program, despite all the challenges and disruptions to the learning environment, as a result of the impact of the pandemic over the last two years.

    March 23, 2022

  9. Tasting and Theory

    Together with IWEG, the German Wine Institute has developed the first of its kind Wines of Germany Qualified Study and Certification Program for the Canadian market. The course is offered free of charge, courtesy of Wines of Germany.

    March 21, 2022

  10. How to Taste Wine

    Or to put it another way, how can experts sense various fruits and spices in something which we would just describe as ‘nice’?

    March 10, 2022