• Joel Butler MW has written a new book, 'Divine Vintage'

    12 February 2016

    Joel Butler MW has written a new book titled 'Divine Vintage' and it can now be purchased through the World of Fine Wines store website. Signed copies are available for $27 plus the shipping costs. Please click on the following link www.worldofwinesonline.com to find out more.

  • Last chance to purchase IMW Chateau Climens Vertical Tasting with Berenice Lurton

    28 January 2016

    Château Climens can trace its history back to the 16th century and was bought by Lucien Lurton in 1971. It has been owned and managed by Bérénice Lurton since 1992. The ‘Climens Style’ expresses the quintessence of Barsac with its balance and freshness, but also has the power and magnificence of the great Sauternes. Climens may be defined primarily by its depth and conferred by its unique terroir.

  • Derouet-Jameson Awards given to two promising prospective MW students

    20 January 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is delighted to announce that the Derouet-Jameson Memorial Foundation Awards for 2015/16, which provide financial support for promising potential MW students, have been won by Beth Pearce and Andrea Schmidt.

  • Institute brings search for potential students to new territories

    15 January 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is expanding and extending its outreach programme in 2016, with events for potential students currently planned in nine countries.

 

  1. IMW Seminar Bordeaux

    14 - 20 February 2016

    For more information, please contact Marianne Crocker (mcrocker@mastersofwine.org) or Olivier Chapman (ochapman@mastersofwine.org)

  2. IMW Seminar Odney

    18 - 21 February 2016

    For more information, please contact Marianne Crocker (mcrocker@mastersofwine.org) or Olivier Chapman (ochapman@mastersofwine.org)

  3. Institute of Masters of Wine Information session: Bordeaux

    18 February 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute and the Master of Wine Study Programme in Bordeaux on 18 February 2016.

  4. IMW AND IGM ITALY 2016 MASTER CLASS

    4 - 6 March 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine, in collaboration with the Istituto del Vino Italiano di Qualità - Grandi Marchi, will be organising its 5th consecutive MW Master Class programme in Italy in 2016 which will be hosted by Mastroberardino in the Campania region of Italy.

  5. Institute of Masters of Wine Information session: Porto

    9 March 2016

    The Institute of Masters of Wine is presenting an introduction to the Institute and the Master of Wine Study Programme in Porto on 9 March 2016.

The Institute of Masters of Wine 9th International Symposium - Logroño, La Rioja,  14-17 June 2018

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The world’s pre-eminent wine event will be taking place in Spain for the first time, as the candidacy of the city of Logroño, La Rioja, presented by the Fundación para la Cultura del Vino, has won the bid to host the Institute of Masters of Wine’s 9th International Symposium between the 14th and 17th of June 2018.
 
The Symposium, which is staged every four years, brings together leading producers, scientists, thinkers, brand owners, marketers and communicators for four spectacular days of conference, debate and tastings.  Entertaining and informative speakers will be chosen from among the leading specialists in their field.  The social side of the Symposium is also very important and delegates will be treated to a succession of lunches and dinners sponsored by leading global marques and institutions.
 
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