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Fully Approved Wine School
Professional programs of the International Wine & Spirits Guild are approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board. We are a state approved wine school.
Have you ever wanted more from your wine appreciation? Wanted to dig deeper, become more knowledgeable and possibly an expert of wine? Growing into a wine aficionado requires a love of wine and its history, a desire to know more and a true acquired sense of the subtleties of wine tasting. Whether you are a connoisseur or are a beginner, there are wine schools and sommelier courses that can elevate you to the professional status of wine aficionado. Wine classes are just the beginning of a lifetime of appreciation and professional wine study.
About International Wine Guild Sommelier Classes and Sommelier Training Courses
The International Wine & Spirits Guild was established to encourage study to develop technical and professional understanding and increased knowledge of wine throughout all areas of the wine and food service industry.
Whether you work in a restaurant, hotel, wine shop, liquor store, are a wholesaler or importer, or are an individual with a passion for wine there are advanced diploma programs designed specifically for you leading to a Guild Wine Master diploma.
The Guild is dedicated to fostering sommelier training at the highest levels and helping both wine professionals and wine enthusiasts increase and expand their knowledge and understanding of wine. To become a Guild member you must successfully complete either the Level I Wine Seminar (one weekend) or the Advanced Wine Course.
To learn about our professional diploma programs go to the Professional Programs Overview page. The Guild offers professional wine programs from entry level through Master.
Calendar of Wine Classes
Looking for a Calendar of upcoming Guild Classes? Here is a link showing upcoming classes.
State Approved Wine School
Professional programs of the International Wine Guild are approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board.
Map to Wine Guild Classes and Wine Courses
International Wine Guild
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Straight from the Wine Course Blogs
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Hard work and dedication paid off in a big way for two International Wine & Spirits Guild (IWSG) students! On July 10th, IWSG promoted Nicolas Post and Carol Chamberlain to our highest level of diploma: Master Wine Educator (MWE). The MWE — a prestigious professional diploma recognized across the wine industry — is designed specifically for those interested in becoming a...... click for more
Daniel Kelada, International Wine & Spirits Guild’s Texas Director, first became interested in pursuing a wine education when working at a Texas wine bar in 2008. “One of my co-workers was a Guild graduate and he was always outselling me and earning much more in tips due to his wine knowledge,” Daniel said. “I realized I needed to know more about wine and improve my...... click for more