The WSG team is thrilled to welcome Andrew Jefford,award-winning wine author and columnist. He will provide strategic advice on WSG development plans, educational and editorial content, and will act as a liaison with key members of the wine-education community. This marks an exciting new chapter in the Guild’s evolution and goal of becoming the pre-eminent provider of specialized wine study programs.
Italian Wine Scholar™ Unit 1 ONLINE instructor-led with Ciro Pirone Starts Feb 25
It includes all the IWS online program materials plus…
A 15-week structured schedule of study
9 online study modules+ 7live webinars
Instruction by Ciro Pirone, IWS, IWA, Italian Wine Director for Horizon Beverage & Maurizio Broggi, DWS, FWS, CSW, IWS Education Director
Study at one of our 60+ approved providers in 20 countries on 5 continents!
2019 WINE STUDY TRIPS Selling out fast!
Travel in small groups with world-renowned wine instructors to access world-class producers & winemakers.
Champagne | Oct 28th-Nov 1st 2019, with Essi Avellan MW
PODCAST| Ciro Pirone Italian sparkling wines
Italian Wine Scholar's online lead instructor and Director of Italian Wines for Horizon Beverage Group, Ciro Pirone gives us the fascinating history of Italian sparkling wine production. Discover the spumante wines of Alta Langa, the main grapes and styles of Lambrusco, the distinctions between Asti DOCG and Moscato d’Asti DOCG...
BLOG| INTERVIEW Massimiliano Guerra, first ever100% scorer on IWSprogram
Massimiliano Guerra, IWS, FWS, wine enthusiast, is our first ever perfect score on the Italian Wine Scholar exam! The secret of his success: “study to learn and not just to pass the exams.” Good advice indeed! A love of learning and simple curiosity makes studying so much more fun.
WSG INSTAGRAM CONTEST|#WineScholar Where is your wine journey taking you?
Share your wine travel and study or tasting experiences by posting a picture on Instagram that includes your Wine Scholar Tag with the #WineScholar hashtag before July 30, 2019.
You could win a WSG gift certificate!
BLOG| Seasonal Wines for Valentines By Kirra Barnes If you are planning a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration and want to impress your partner with the best possible wine for the occasion, overlook everything you think you know about wine pairing.
The key to a successful Valentine’s Day is... to match the wine to the star of the night—the relationship itself!