Introductory weekend: Finger Lakes region (New York)

18 - 19 April 2018 , 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM  | 

As part of its annual calendar of outreach events, the Institute organises a variety of workshops and introductory classes to interested participants. The focus at these events is to introduce both its study programme and its examination by showcasing the MW approach to wine tasting and theory topics in a practical and relevant way.

A number of MWs will be leading the programme, including Peter Marks MW, Nova Cadamatre MW and Mary Gorman McAdams MW. Penny Richards, the Institute's Executive Director will also be at the session. 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. There will be an evening dinner with the Masters of Wine on the 18 April. On the 19 April participants will visit the Canandaigua Winery, led by the wine-maker and Master of Wine, Nova Cadamatre MW.

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: New York Wine & Culinary Center, Canandaigua, New York, 14424 (closest airport: Rochester)

: 18 and 19 April 2018. 

: $500

Suggested Accommodation
: We suggest the Inn on the Lake offering a rate of $117/night over April 17 – 19. Please make reservations by April 6 to get this rate. Instructions for booking are below:

Reservations must be made by referencing the Master of Wine Event for the quoted rates to be honored. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-228-2801. All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card or advance deposit. After April 6, 2018, the rooms will be released back to The Inn’s inventory. Reservations made after that date are made on a space- available basis at the prevailing rate.


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