WSET news

News |  Wine

Bibendum to offer WSET Level 2 courses online

Leading wine merchant Bibendum has launched an online WSET Level 2 training course.

News |  Wine

WSET registers remarkable growth in online candidate registrations

Leading global provider of wine, spirits and saké qualifications the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has reported a significant growth in online candidate registrations for the last academic year (2019/20).

News |  Wine

Is wine education moving online for good?

The global pandemic, the lockdown and the crisis that followed has forced many businesses to rethink the way they operate. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with two of Britain's most successful wine educators to investigate why they've taken the decision to move most of their business online for good.

News |  Beer & Cider

Opinion: The unexpected added value of WSET’s new beer venture

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s beer courses are set to do more good for the qualitative growth of the beer category within hospitality than any existing certification. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo explains why.

News |  Beer & Cider

WSET to venture into beer qualifications

Leading wine, spirits and saké qualifications provider The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has unveiled its intention to branch out into beer qualifications.

News |  Wine

WSET School London announces new online learning developments

WSET's flagship school has enhanced its online courses, free of charge, and introduced online exams to allow student to keep learning through lockdown.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK + WSET partner to offer free training

2,000 bartenders and hospitality professionals will have access to the WSET Level 1 Spirits course, free of charge.

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Diving Deep: WSET's new Level 3 Spirits Award

Scotch, bourbon, tequila, rum, vodka, gin, cognac, shōchū and beyond: WSET’s new Level 3 Award in Spirits covers it all in detail. Imbibe snagged a seat on the first-ever UK course

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Beer & Cider

WSET to venture into beer qualifications

Leading wine, spirits and saké qualifications provider The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has unveiled its intention to branch out into beer qualifications.

News |  Wine

WSET School London announces new online learning developments

WSET's flagship school has enhanced its online courses, free of charge, and introduced online exams to allow student to keep learning through lockdown.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK + WSET partner to offer free training

2,000 bartenders and hospitality professionals will have access to the WSET Level 1 Spirits course, free of charge.

Promotion

Diving Deep: WSET's new Level 3 Spirits Award

Scotch, bourbon, tequila, rum, vodka, gin, cognac, shōchū and beyond: WSET’s new Level 3 Award in Spirits covers it all in detail. Imbibe snagged a seat on the first-ever UK course

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Six things we learned about no and low at our latest Industry Matters event

No and low drinks were on the menu at our latest Industry Matters event with the WSET. Find out what our expert panel thought.

News |  Wine

Bibendum opens applications for its 2020 Wine Minds Apprenticeship

Two successful applicants will be offered WSET training, a harvest internship, plus a full programme of masterclasses, tastings and wine trips.

News |  Wine

WSET and Institute of Hospitality to jointly manage Academy of Food & Wine Service

The WSET has announced it will be jointly managing the Academy of Food & Wine Service with the IoH and offering sommelier service programmes.

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Imbibe reviews WSET's Level 2 Award in Spirits

Formal spirits training can be a game-changer – we joined WSET's Level 2 Awards in Spirits course to see what it has to offer the trade.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Six things we learned about no and low at our latest Industry Matters event

No and low drinks were on the menu at our latest Industry Matters event with the WSET. Find out what our expert panel thought.

News |  Wine

Bibendum opens applications for its 2020 Wine Minds Apprenticeship

Two successful applicants will be offered WSET training, a harvest internship, plus a full programme of masterclasses, tastings and wine trips.

News |  Wine

WSET and Institute of Hospitality to jointly manage Academy of Food & Wine Service

The WSET has announced it will be jointly managing the Academy of Food & Wine Service with the IoH and offering sommelier service programmes.

Promotion

Imbibe reviews WSET's Level 2 Award in Spirits

Formal spirits training can be a game-changer – we joined WSET's Level 2 Awards in Spirits course to see what it has to offer the trade.