Every year and around the world the Institute holds introductory weekends and hour long information sessions to raise awareness of the MW Study Programme and to provide information to prospective students.

Introductory Weekends offer a two day inductions to the Study Programme, with MW-led tastings and theory sessions. Information sessions provide an overview of the Study Programme and an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the Institute and the MW Study Programme.

For more information about the introductory weekends to the MW Study Programme please contact Angus Brook, Education Officer. 

For more details on the information sessions, please contact Olivier Chapman, Head of Study Programme and Development. 

  1. Information Session: Wine Professional 2018, Amsterdam

    8 January 2018

    Information Session

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute of Masters of Wine and the Master of Wine Study Programme on Monday 8 January 2018.

  2. Information Session: San Francisco

    27 January 2018  | San Francisco

    Information Session

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute and the Master of Wine Study Programme in San Francisco on 27 January 2018.

  3. Introductory weekend: Osimo (Ancona), Italy

    2 - 4 March 2018

    Introductory Weekend

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with Istituto del Vino Italiano di Qualità - Grandi Marchi, a Major Supporter of the Institute and the Umani Ronchi Winery, is organizing an MW Introductory Weekend to be held at the Umani Ronchi winery at Osimo, Ancona.

  4. Introductory Weekend: Haro (Rioja), Spain

    23 - 24 March 2018

    Introductory Weekend

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with La Fundación para la Cultura del Vino, is organising an Introductory to the Master of Wine Study Programme to be held in Haro, Spain in March 2018. The class is open to individuals from anywhere in the world. All classes will be delivered in English.

  5. Introductory Weekend: Stockholm

    12 - 13 April 2018

    Introductory Weekend

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is organising an Introductory Weekend to the MW Study Programme to be held in Stockholm, Sweden.

  6. Introductory Weekend: London

    19 - 20 May 2018  | London

    Introductory Weekend

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is organising an Introductory Weekend to the MW Study Programme to be held at the Institute's headquarters in London.

For an overview of past outreach and recruitment activities, see:

Annual Review 2016-2017 (8MB)