Introductory Weekend: Stockholm

5 - 6 March 2018 , 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM  | 

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.

This introductory weekend will take place on 12 and 13 April 2018. A number of MWs will be leading the programme, including Ulf Sjodin MW and Neil Tully MW. 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: Systembolaget AB, Kungsträdgårdsgatan 14, SE-103 84 Stockholm, Sweden

Date: 12 and 13 April 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 programme is not a prerequisite for attending the weekend. However, attendees wishing to be considered for entry to the Institute’s study programme must meet the entrance requirements – see here for more information.

: £550 + VAT (at 20%). This includes lunches on the Thursday and Friday and an evening dinner on the Thursday evening. Accommodation is not included. 

Register here

Contact Olly Chapman, Head of Study Programme and Development at with any queries relating to the Stockholm weekend.


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

Annual Review 2017-2018 (8MB)


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