Monthly bulletin | Announcing new programs & member benefits
Don't miss the 5-week Spanish Wine Scholar Online program, starting May 11.
MAY 2020 | NEWS & UPDATES
We're getting (even more) creative! Discover new ways to learn about your favorite wines with Wine Scholar Guild programs and member benefits.
SPANISH WINE SCHOLAR™ ONLINE STARTS MAY 11 Intensive, 5-week program | Instructor-led
In five short weeks, master the wines of Spain from home with the guidance of Spanish Wine Scholar Education Director Rick Fisher.
The program's comprehensive study manual, interactive e-learning modules, and 10 live review webinars will support you in your journey to earning your Spanish Wine Scholar (SWS) post-nominal.
Wines from Spain has endorsed the Spanish Wine Scholar program in recognition of its exceptional level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor.
FREE PREVIEW WEBINAR | SPANISH WINE SCHOLAR ONLINE Wednesday, May 6, 12 pm EST
Get a sneak peek of the Spanish Wine Scholar Online curriculum and its intensive, five-week, instructor-led online format in this 15-minute live webinar.
WSG MEMBERSHIP | NEW UPCOMING HAPPENINGS
Monday, May 4, 12 pm EST Travel with us as we take a virtual trip to Italy and explore the beautiful Lugana DOC in this panel discussion. We will be joined by the director of the Consortium, two of the area’s top producers and Lugana DOC's U.S. brand ambassador.
Thursday, May 7, 12 pm EST Champagne specialist Essi Avellan, MW, will host a live discussion on the latest trends in Champagne and the outlook for the region's future.
Friday, May 15, 12 pm EST Get ready to test your wine knowledge! Compete against fellow WSG members for prizes in this live options game.
Not yet a member?Join now for access to these online events, invitations to at least two webinars a month hosted by top industry leaders, exclusive discounts and more.
BLOG | WINE TRENDS IN 2020: ALSACE BY THE NUMBERS by Andrew Jefford
From larger vineyards to the prospect of premier crus — not to mention the impacts of climate change on the region’s bevy of grape varieties — let’s take a look at Alsace’s recent history and where the region as a whole is headed.
BLOG | DISCOVERING ALTO PIEMONTE by Tom Hyland
Alto Piemonte is home to some of the region’s most complex yet least understood wines — Gattinara, Boca and Ghemme to name a few. These days, greater attention is being paid to these wines and this relatively unknown viticultural outpost.
MEMBER WEBINAR | ORVIETO: THE MAGIC AND MYSTERY OF THE PLACE AND ITS WINES Wednesday, May 6, 12 pm EST
The Orvieto wine-producing region in Umbria is a whole package of beauty, history, cultural richness, and extraordinary wines, a region that sometimes flies under the radar beside its famous neighbors in Tuscany.
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