1. IMW and FCV SPAIN 2016 introductory Masterclass

    27 - 28 May 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with La Fundación para la Cultura del Vino, is organising an Introductory MW Master Class to be held in Haro, Spain in May 2016. The Master Class is open to individuals from anywhere in the world. All classes will be delivered in English.

  2. Institute of Masters of Wine Information session: Vienna

    5 June 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute and the Master of Wine Study Programme in Vienna on 5 June 2016 at VIEVINUM.

  3. IMW Exam

    7 - 10 June 2016

  4. IMW and Austrian Wine Academy 2016 Introductory master class

    7 - 9 June 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with the Austrian Wine Academy, is organising an MW Introductory Master Class to be held in Rust, Austria.

The Institute of Masters of Wine 9th International Symposium - Logroño, La Rioja,  14-17 June 2018

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The world’s pre-eminent wine event will be taking place in Spain for the first time, as the candidacy of the city of Logroño, La Rioja, presented by the Fundación para la Cultura del Vino, has won the bid to host the Institute of Masters of Wine’s 9th International Symposium between the 14th and 17th of June 2018.
The Symposium, which is staged every four years, brings together leading producers, scientists, thinkers, brand owners, marketers and communicators for four spectacular days of conference, debate and tastings.  Entertaining and informative speakers will be chosen from among the leading specialists in their field.  The social side of the Symposium is also very important and delegates will be treated to a succession of lunches and dinners sponsored by leading global marques and institutions.
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Master of Wine exam

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Our student body comes from 37 countries, and we run seminars, course days, and events all over the world.

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