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Looking ahead: Ian Harris MBE, chief executive, WSET

Published:  14 December, 2018

Tumultuous political times are offering an interesting backdrop to our latest Looking Ahead series.

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LWF signs up as WSET Corporate Patron

Published:  14 December, 2018

London Wine Fair (LWF) has signed up as a bronze Corporate Patron of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as part of a new partnership to push education. 

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New dawn for on-trade training

Published:  07 December, 2018

It’s been a good year for education in the on-trade, with a number of new initiatives being launched in the UK recently.

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WSET expands qualifications to Kenya, Macedonia and Slovakia

Published:  26 November, 2018

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is to expand its training courses into Kenya, Macedonia and Slovakia.

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Rioja picks its leading lights for night of celebration

Published:  21 November, 2018

Raul Diaz, Bar 44 and Corks Out were some of the big winners at last night’s Rioja Recognises awards, which singles out the top ambassadors flying the flag for Spain’s flagship wine region.

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Educators from UK to India celebrated in WSET nominations

Published:  19 November, 2018

Educators which have taken up the WSET mantle to bring wine and spirits education to the world are being celebrated today following nominations for 2018.

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WSET reveals Outstanding Alumni Award nominees

Published:  31 October, 2018

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has revealed the nominees for its outstanding Alumni Award.

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New wine school for the South West

Published:  15 October, 2018

A new wine school co-founded by Hayley Reynolds DipWSET is set to launch in the South West with the support of a trio of the region’s well known wine experts.

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Attracting Talent

Published:  03 October, 2018

Speaking to Harpers in our August issue, Berry Bros & Rudd chief executive Dan Jago made a strong case for the trade to better promote the career opportunities that exist within. The trade itself, he argued, had done much to shift from being a lifestyle choice to a more dynamic, professional world, offering exciting and diverse opportunities for those who entered, backed by quality training.

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WSET appoints new principal

Published:  27 September, 2018

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has appointed a new principal following Jim Gore’s departure last month.

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WineTraining gears up for Malaga launch as demand for education soars

Published:  13 August, 2018

WineTraining is gearing up for its Malaga launch as demand for Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses across the world soars.

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Head of WSET School London branches out on his own

Published:  02 August, 2018

Jim Gore, DipWSET and Principal of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) School London, has left the wine education charity to set up his own school.

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Demand for wine and spirits education hits record level

Published:  02 August, 2018

Demand for wine and spirits education soared in the past year boosted by a growing thirst for spirits knowledge.

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Meet the buyers: Arancha Lopez Perez, Ten Green Bottles

Published:  31 July, 2018

Hybrids that mix it up with wine and food spill the beans on how to juggle retail and in-house hospitality.

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Jago calls for trade to better promote its career opportunities

Published:  30 July, 2018

Speaking to Harpers at Berry Bros. & Rudd HQ in St James, the merchant’s chief executive Dan Jago made a passionate case for the wider trade to better promote the benefits of a career in the drinks sector.

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Bellavita reveals Best UK Sommelier 2018 ISWA Award winner

Published:  20 June, 2018

The winner of this year’s Bellavita Best UK Sommelier 2018 Award, sponsored by Italian Signature Wines Academy (ISWA), has been revealed.

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Ian Harris is presented with his MBE

Published:  07 June, 2018

Ian Harris, chief executive of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), has been presented with his MBE.

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WSET joins forces with Women of the Vine & Spirits

Published:  23 May, 2018

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has joined forces with the Women of the Vine & Spirits organisation to improve the visibility of progression paths and opportunities for women in the wine and spirits industry.

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Casella becomes WSET Silver Corporate Patron

Published:  15 May, 2018

Casella Family Brands (CFB) has signed up as a silver Corporate Patron of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET).

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WSET reveals new and enhanced qualifications

Published:  25 April, 2018

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has improved its educational programme with a new spirits qualification in addition to enhancing two of its existing courses.

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