Institute Events

Every year and around the world the Institute hosts events which offer an unparalleled opportunity to taste with and learn from the experts. Our tastings and master classes are almost always open to members of the public with a serious interest in fine wine. Please click on the individual listings below for further information and booking. If you wish to be added to our mailing list or have an enquiry regarding events please email us.

For an overview of past events, please see our Annual Review 2014-2015.

Terms & Conditions

Bookings for Institute events are covered by the following terms and conditions, which you are advised to read.

Event Terms and Conditions 2013

  1. Institute of Masters of Wine Information session: Vienna

    5 June 2016

    Master class

    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.

  2. IMW and Austrian Wine Academy 2016 Introductory master class

    7 - 9 June 2016

    Master class

    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.

  3. Chianti Classico Consortium & Prosseco Conegliano Valdobbiadene Consortium Host a trip to Italy

    13 - 19 June 2016  | Tuscany

    External event

    Trip for UK based MWs

  4. Global Syrah Tasting

    20 June 2016


    The inaugural Institute of Masters of Wine (North America) Syrah Tasting will be held at The Wine House in Los Angeles on Monday, 20 June 2016.

  5. 40th Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris Tasting

    23 June 2016  | London

    Member Event

    On Thursday 23rd June, 2016, Christie's Wine Department will be honouring the famous 1976 tasting, known as the Judgment of Paris, in which premium Bordeaux red wines were pitched against top Californian Cabernet Sauvignons, and white Burgundies against Californian Chardonnays. Organised by Steven Spurrier, it has been described as one of the most influential wine tastings ever held as it had a profoundly revolutionary and positive effect on the production and prestige of 'New World' wine.

Events Video Archive

Since the autumn of 2010 most of our events have been recorded to create an online educational resource, offering insights into wine. You can access our archive of videos on the Video page of this website.