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IWEG’s office will close for the holidays on December 15th, and will reopen on January 2nd, 2024. You can register and pay for courses throughout the holidays here, where IWEG is always open.

We wish everyone in the IWEG community a safe and peaceful holiday, and look forward to welcoming you in 2024.

To help you achieve your 2024 goals, IWEG is offering a special promotion of early bird rates for the first 50 new registrants for 2024 WSET and Wine Scholar Guild courses!

Use the code early24 at checkout to receive 10 per cent off eligible courses! This special offer is effective December 7th and will run until January 2nd. The promotion is not retroactive to existing registrations prior to this date.

WSET Diploma in-class and online courses are not included in this offer.

Nancy Reynolds

After twenty five years in the information technology industry, including six years as the Chief Information Officer of FedEx Canada, Nancy Reynolds DipWSET decided to pursue her passion in the wine business. Nancy started WorldWide Cellar, a boutique wine agency, specializing in representing family owned wineries from Spain, France and Australia.  After selling WorldWide Cellar a few years ago, Nancy now concentrates on working on projects for the Wine Scholar Guild and teaching for IWEG. 

Nancy passed the WSET Diploma with merit in 2010.  She is a certified Bordeaux tutor through the École du Vin de Bordeaux, a Rhône master through Inter Rhône and a Portugal Academy instructor through Wines of Portugal.  Nancy has spent the last 18 months co-authoring the seventh version of the French Wine Scholar manual and can’t wait to start teaching it!

Teaching approach:

I like to ask questions throughout a lesson: tell me about, why is it that, how does this work, and what is the connection between this and that? I think this helps the student connect the dots and understand the concepts. Also, perhaps the best learning for a student comes from when they explain a concept in their own words!

Study tip:

Maps are the best resource for study! I draw them as a terroir map and add rivers, hills, mountains and aspects of climate.  When you add the grapes grown in the areas on top of the terroir map, you start to understand why particular grapes are grown in each place and how their wines might taste.  During an exam, I visualize drawing the map and adding its information to help me answer exam questions.