May Monthly Bulletin | New Certified Sherry Wine Specialist course starts in June!
Plus we look forward to the final segment in our Science of Wine Tasting series.
MAY MONTHLY BULLETIN
NEW | CERTIFIED SHERRY WINE SPECIALIST (CSWS) ONLINE
The extremely successful Certified Sherry Wine Specialist® (CSWS) certification program will launch on WSG educational platform in collaboration with The House of Lustau.
This course includes two live webinars with world-class sommelier Lucas Payà and a tasting of six Lustau sherry wines. The award of Certified Sherry Wine Specialist will be given to students who successfully pass a 50-question graded test at the conclusion of the course.
Join us for the inaugural session starting online on June 21.
SCIENCE OF WINE TASTING | Last Segment starts May. 10
In this four-part segment, Jamie will define the origin and describe the identifiers of some of the most prevalent wine faults/taints: TCA, brettanomyces, reduction/volatile sulphur compounds, oxidation, volatile acidity, smoke taint, eucalyptus, geosmin, mouse taint, and ropiness.
This is an excellent tutorial for wine professionals and wine judges who need to hone a discriminating palate.
WSG PROGRAMS | Find a classroom
More than 95 wine schools in 30 countries offer Wine Scholar Guild study programs. Find an Approved Program Provider near you for live classroom instruction with extensive tutored tasting.
IWS FREE LIVE PREVIEW |May. 11
Join Andrea Eby, Italian Programs Director, for an exclusive preview of our Italian Wine Scholar Program. The IWS is the industry's most respected certification on the wines of Italy.
BLOG | GeoSensorial Tasting: A New Way of Assessing Wines of Terroir?
Is a wine horizontal or vertical? Square or round? Hollow or dense? Relaxed or tensed? Grainy or smooth? This is a small sample of GeoSensorial Tasting vocabulary — a method that seeks to empower the taster to feel, interpret and give voice to wines of place.
WSG Live | Andrew Jefford hosts Gaia Gaja
Join Andrew Jefford on May 5th at 12:00 noon ET to hear Gaia talk about her family's vineyards in Piedmont, Tuscany and Etna, the future of Italian fine wine, climate change and about diversity in the wine world.