WSET celebrates 50 years of wine and spirit education

2019 marks 50 years since the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) was founded to provide wine and spirits education to the industry.Now the world’s largest provider of wine and spirits qualifications for both professionals and enthusiasts, WSET will be celebrating this landmark anniversary with a full schedule of activity throughout the year looking back, and forward, at the integral role education plays in the wine and spirits trade.WSET Chief Executive Ian Harris, says, “Although it was a small organisation in 1969, WSET always had ambitions to educate all those employed in the UK wine and spirits trade at the...
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WSET Wine qualifications launch in Kenya, Macedonia and Slovakia

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the world’s largest provider of wine and spirits qualifications, has confirmed new Approved Programme Providers (APPs) in Kenya, Macedonia and Slovakia. The new providers will be the first to offer WSET courses to professionals and enthusiasts in all three countries, further expanding the availability of WSET’s qualifications to over 75 countries. WSET’s International Development Director, Jude Mullins, comments, “Demand for wine and spirit education is rising globally, so WSET continually strives to offer qualifications through Approved Programme Providers in every market that shows potential and desire for further knowledge.These new WSET course providers...