Plus IWS Prep Course details, and new series the Science of Wine Tasting
JANUARY 2021 | NEWS & UPDATES
Wine Scholar Guild wishes you and yours a strong and healthy start to 2021 and a prosperous New Year!
We have expanded our online offerings to include a new Science of Wine Tasting lecture series (starting January 11) and are debuting a monthly Viti-Vini blog to keep your educational journey in motion despite travel restrictions. If you have a computer with internet, you have a classroom. We are here for you!
Julien Camus, WSG President
IWS PREP| NEXT ONLINE SESSION STARTS JAN. 12, 2021
IWS Prep is your foundation towards mastering Italian Wine. The course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country's need-to-know wines.
Designed to address the needs of the inquisitive wine enthusiast and aspiring wine professional alike, IWS Prep is a stepping stone to theinternationally acclaimedItalian Wine Scholar certification program.
Gain instant access to online study materials... followed shortly by your coursebook!
NEW FOR 2021 | SCIENCE OF WINE TASTING SERIES
The Science of Wine Tasting Series is designed to help students of winesharpen their tasting skills and master the latest scientific advancements in wine chemistry and sensory evaluation.
The Science of Wine Tasting is composed of four segments, each focusing on a specific aspect of wine evaluation. Experts in their field will each present one segment of the series: Gabriel Lepousez, PhD; Nick Jackson MW; Francois Chartier, Sommelier; and Dr. Jamie Goode, wine writer.
For live classroom instruction with extensive tutored tasting, find an Approved Program Provider near you. More than 100 wine schools in 30 countries offer Wine Scholar Guild study programs.
BLOG | VINE TO WINE: A YEAR OF VITI/VINI
WSG launches “Vine to Wine,” an exciting, new blog series that will chronicle what is happening in the vineyard and in the winery each and every month of the calendar year.
MEMBER WEBINAR |GERMANY'S "OTHER HALF": BADEN, WURTTEMBERG, FRANCONIA AND THE PFALZ WITH VALERIE KATHAWALA
Away from the textbook regions of the Mosel and Rhine, Germany’s wine culture flourishes. Riesling and slate are less dominant, a wider array of varieties and terroirs step into the spotlight.