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11 new Masters of Wine (MW)

Master of Wine is a title that you can win after having gone through a lengthy education and training and having passed a gruelling examination. But it is a title that carries a lot of prestige in the wine world. In the latest round of examinations eleven candidates managed to gain the title which brings […]

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Learn more about wine in Denver

The International wine guild is a wine school for those who are interested in studying wine to become a professional – sommelier, wine trade professional or other. They are based in Denver, Colorado, and have been named one of the five top professional wine schools in the US by Food & Wine Magazine. More info […]

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Study wine in British Columbia

The University of British Columbia in western Canada runs a series of wine courses as part of their continuing studies program. In February they have a special interest course on the wines from Okanagan, in March there’s a course on food and wine pairing, and in April they have a more intensive course that is […]

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The founder of the Spanish Wine Academy wanted by Interpol

The headline only refers to one of the aspect of this strange story. Pancho Campo founded some years back the Spanish Wine Academy, a training and event organising profit motivated corporation (and not as one might guess from the name an official Spanish body). Campo is also the organiser of the wine hullabaloo Wine Futures […]

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Learn to be a sommelier at Le Cordon Bleu

The famous chef school in Paris launches a sommelier course this autumn. The wine steward training starts on September 7 and goes on until May 15 2010. The course includes both theory and practice. You can even register online for the course. More info

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Wine MBA

If you want to combine wine and business you can do a wine MBA in Cirencester in England. At the Royal Agricultural College they offer a course in “wine business management”, including some wine tasting and wine making knowledge of course, but mainly focused on the business aspects of wine: about the industry, business planning, […]

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Australian wine course

Wine Australia, a government financed promotional organisation, has launched a new web site that includes a very ambitious wine course. It contains thirty modules where you can learn (not quite) all about grape varieties, wine making, regions etc. With a focus on Australia of course. Here’s the course:

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Take the WSET diploma in Paris

Why not come to Paris to take the WSET diploma (Wine & Spirits Education Trust), Intermediate level. It’s the Ecole du Vin who organises a three day intensive course on March 16-18. They promise more than 50 wines at the tastings. More info: (No, we’re not one of the lecturers on the program, but […]

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Virtual wine course

Berry Bro:s & Rudd is perhaps the world’s oldest wine merchant, founded in 1698. It is headquartered in London at the same address as where it was originally started: 3 St James’s Street. This venerable heritage does not prevent BBR from being one of the most forward-thinking and technology savvy merchants, e.g. with an unusually […]

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WSET moves to new premises

The Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) has just moved to new premises (39-45 Bermondsey Street, just across the river from the Tower of London). The WSET is maybe the world’s biggest (and certainly one of the most respected) educational organisations in wine and spirits. During the academic year 2004/5 they had some 15000 “candidates” […]

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