Introductory Weekend: London

19 - 20 May 2018  | London

IMW London Introductory Weekend – 19 - 20 May 2018

The Institute of Masters of Wine is organising an Introductory Weekend to be held at the its  headquarters in Vauxhall, London. This follows the success of the Introductory Weekend held in 2017. 

Through its members and activities, the Institute promotes excellence, interaction and learning, across all sectors of the global wine community.

As part of its annual calendar of outreach events, the Institute organises workshops and masterclasses to introduce its Study Programme and examination through showcasing participants the MW approach to wine tasting and theory topics.

The programme will take place on 19 and 20 May 2018. A number of MWs will be leading the programme. They will explain the MW approach to the examination syllabus with a special focus on the writing and tasting skills required to become a Master of Wine. The class will include several tastings of different wines from different regions of the world. As well as tastings throughout the day, lunches and a Saturday evening dinner are included as part of the program and these will provide further tasting opportunities led by MWs.

Attendees who are eligible to join the MW Study Programme will be given the chance to apply online for the Study Programme in June 2018, at a discounted rate from the normal application fee.

Venue: 6 Riverlight Quay, Kirtling Street (Off Cringle Street), London, SW11 8EA

Date: 19 and 20 May 2018

Open to: Interested professionals who are highly motivated in relation to the wine world and the culture of wine. The whole class will be given in English. Meeting the requirements for the MW Study Program is not a perquisite for attending the weekend. However, attendees wishing to be considered for entry to the Institute’s Study Program must meet the Institute’s entrance requirements – see here for more information.

Fee: £540 including VAT (an invoice will be issued on registration)

Register here

Queries: please contact Olly Chapman, Head of Study Programme and Development at with any queries relating to the London weekend.

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