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WSET®-certified
wine courses

The Global Leader of Wine Education  and recognized in over 70 different countries

Level 1 WSET Certification

We'll cover 8 noble grape varieties and 11 regionally named wines. Get your palate ready as we'll also cover food and wine pairing, how to store and serve wine and which glassware to use. We'll have 10 classroom hours to master the basics and leave you thirsty for more!

Next class starts September 6th, 2022 at the Whistler Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm

Where: Whistler Chamber of Commerce
4230 Gateway Drive

Cost: $650

Registration Deadline: August 16th , 2022
Examination Date: September 20th, 2022

Level 2 WSET Certification

We'll cover 20 grape varieties and 70 regionally named wines. Level 2 has no prerequisites (you do NOT need Level 1 to take Level 2) but get ready to dive deep into the world of wine! We'll discuss food and wine pairing, how to store wine and which glassware to use.

Next class starts September 27th, 2022 at the Whistler Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm

Where: Whistler Chamber of Commerce
4230 Gateway Drive

Cost: $1250

Registration Deadline: September 8th, 2022
Examination Date: December 6th, 2022

WSET Level 1 Certification is NOT a requirement to taking Level 2

Level 3 WSET Certification

In this advanced WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course, students will be able to describe the principle wines of the world accurately as well as explain the cost, quality and commercial value of the wines. Advance your blind tasting wine skills, know proper storage and service techniques and recommend food pairings.

Next class starts September 2022 at the Whistler Chamber of Commerce

Where: Whistler Chamber of Commerce
4230 Gateway Drive

Cost: $1699

Registration Deadline: August 15, 2022

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Your Instructor

Joanne DiGeso

Think zen master meets Dionysus the Greek god of grape harvests, winemaking, religious ecstasy and ritual madness. As a metaphorical flame thrower, Joanne will break down students’ barriers to learning. My classes have 2 rules; No oenophobes allowed and no prisoners taken.