• High pass rate achieved for the Stage 1 Assessment of the MW Study Programme

    18 July 2016

    Students on the Master of Wine Study Programme have received their results from the Stage 1 Assessment. Over 70 percent of those students have passed and have been invited to move to Stage 2 of the Study Programme.

  • Study Programme Wines 2015-2016

    15 July 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine would like to thank all those who generously supplied wines to the 2015-16 Study Programme.

  • The MW Examination Wines

    13 June 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine has published the list of wines used in the 2016 Practical Examination.

  • A new home for the Institute

    3 June 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced it is to buy its own permanent Headquarters, and will be moving in December 2016. The new office will be in Vauxhall, London, on the south bank of the River Thames close to the historic Battersea Power Station.


  1. Institute of Masters of Wine Information session: Texsom

    13 August 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute and the Master of Wine Study Programme in Las Colinas, Texas on 13 August 2016 at TEXSOM.

  2. IMW Council meeting

    13 September 2016

    Pre and post AGM (AGM 14 September)

  3. Contemporary Australian Chardonnay

    14 September 2016

    A walk-around tasting showcasing up to 30 Australian Chardonnays

  4. AGM

    14 September 2016

    Contemporary Australian Chardonnay walk-around Tasting

  5. Alto Adige Trip

    15 - 18 September 2016

    'Red Varietes'

9th International Symposium
Logroño, La Rioja 
14-17 June 2018

The Institute of Masters of Wine 9th International Symposium will be held in Logroño, La Rioja from 14 June to 17 June 2018.

In conjunction with Spain’s Fundación para la Cultura del Vino, the 2018 Symposium, ‘Living Wine’, will bring together leading producers, scientists, thinkers, brand owners, marketers and communicators for four spectacular days of conference, debate and tastings.


  Find out more


Become a Master of Wine

Amy Christine MW and JMVFind out about the Study Programme and the MW journey.


 Find out more

Our Supporters

  • 01 Austrian Wine Marketing Board 02 AXA Millesimes 03 Berry Bros 04 Madame Bollinger Foundation
  • 05 Waitrose 10 Constellation Brands 11 Istituto Grandi Marchi 12 Jackson Family Wines
  • 13 Riedel Crystal 14 Santa Rita Estates 15 Taransaud 16 Vins et Vignobles Dourthe
  • 20 Accolade Wines 21 Conseil de Grands Crus Classes 22 Gonzalez Byass 23 Hildon New logo 2015
  • 24 Lallemand 25 MACH Flynt, Inc./DC Flynt MW Selections  26 Maison Louis Jadot 28 Sudtirol/Alto Adige
  • 29 Symington Family Estates 30 Trentodoc 31 Villa Maria 32 Vina Errazuriz
  • 33 The Vintners' Company 34 William Fevre 35 Primum Familiae Vini


© Institute of Masters of Wine

Website design & web development by Pixl8