Whether you’re a novice or knowledgeable, mad for Merlot or puzzled
by Pinot, the world of wine is one that’s ripe for discovery.
Having awarded over 400,000 wine lovers one of its qualifications in the UK
alone since it was founded in 1969, the Wine & Spirit Education
Trust, the largest global provider of wine and spirits qualifications, is
celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary with the first-ever global
WSET Wine Education Week.
The week, taking place from 9 – 15 September 2019, celebrates the diversity, taste and culture of the world of wine with a programme of interactive events, all of which are focused on learning about and enjoying wines from across the globe.
WSET Wine Education Week will kick off with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for wine lovers to help break a Guinness World Record for the largest ever recorded sommelier lesson:
When: Monday 9th September, from 18:00
Where: The Kia Oval, London SE11
What: Hosted by TV personality and award-winning wine expert Olly Smith and sommelier Virgilio Gennaro (Wine Director at Giorgio Locatelli Consultancy), attendees will attempt to better the existing record which currently stands at 271 people. The hosts will provide an insight into the art of pairing food and wine and guide them through tasting four wines matched with complementary foods.
Tickets: £20.00 via Eventbrite
Full details about WSET Wine Education Week and the complete list of events taking place can be found at www.wineeducationweek.com
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