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. 

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. Introductory Weekend: Auckland

    3 - 4 May 2018

    Introductory Weekend

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with Villa Maria, a Supporter of the Institute, is organising an MW Introductory Weekend to be held at Villa Maria's winery in Auckland in May 2018.

  2. Information Session: Seattle

    14 May 2018

    Information Session

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the IMW and the MW study programme on 14 May 2018.

  3. 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.

  4. Information Session: London Wine Fair

    21 May 2018  | London

    Introductory Weekend

    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 21 May at 12.30pm at London Wine Fair.

  5. Introductory weekend: Rust, Austria

    6 - 8 June 2018

    Introductory Weekend

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

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

Annual Review 2016-2017 (8MB)