Fine Vintage is the leading provider of wine education in Canada. We offer the WSET courses, which are professional qualifications in wine with international recognition. If you want to learn about wine, for business or pleasure, then these internationally recognized wine courses are perfect.
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) was established in London in 1969 and currently offers their prestigious wine courses in over 55 countries and 16 languages. The UK-based WSET courses are considered to be the gold standard in wine education.
Fine Vintage Ltd - Winner of the Riedel Trophy for WSET Educator of the Year 2011.
Fine Vintage offers a series of WSET courses for the beginner and the expert in Vancouver, British Columbia. The series includes the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced.
The Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Wine and Spirits course is ideal for the absolute beginner and those with a basic knowledge of wine.
The Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in Wine and Spirits course is a step up, and goes into more depth about classic grape varieties and wine producing countries.
The Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Wine and Spirits course is for the serious trade professional or passionate enthusiast.
Fine Vintage Courses - The Business of Wine:
We offer a course on the Business of Wine. It is suited to those people interested in getting into the wine industry, starting a business, or developing their current career. Just one of the ideas we present could make you hundreds of thousands of dollars so taking the course is a very small investment . There are no pre-requisites to take this course. Just come and listen and ask questions.
Fine Vintage Ltd. offers Wine courses and Sommelier courses in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Wine tasting courses in Vancouver are available for wine enthusiasts and wine industry members including wine importers, sommeliers, wine sales representatives, wine store staff, agents, servers, winemakers and grape growers. Wine tasting courses are available at the Vancouver BCIT downtown campus. We offer WSET certificate programs offered in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Fine Vintage is Canada’s leading provider of wine education and runs an internationally respected wine school.
The Vancouver wine courses are run at BCIT (downtown campus), in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The address is BCIT Downtown, 555 Seymour Street (between Dunsmuir & Pender). Parking is ideally located underground.
Fine Vintage Ltd
5719 Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC, Canada V7W 2R8
Telephone: 1 604 922 4915
Toll Free in North America: 1 866 379 4915
About Fine Vintage Ltd:
Fine Vintage Ltd. is an Approved Program Provider for the UK-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust, recognized as the gold standard in wine education. As a Master of Wine, James is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on wine. The MW is considered to be the pinnacle of qualifications in the wine industry. There are only 30 MW's in North America and 300 worldwide.
Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer, Master of Wine, and is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Fine Vintage Ltd operates six WSET wine schools providing Sommelier courses and wine tasting courses in Canada. Wine courses are currently available in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton and the Fraser Valley.
As a passionate and enthusiastic wine educator, James Cluer draws on his 18 years of international experience to make the WSET wine courses fascinating, fun and always delivered in a relaxed style. He has worked with high profile winemakers in France, Australia and California and visited the majority of the world's wine regions. He has taught over 3,500 students the WSET courses and has one of the highest pass rates in the industry. The Fine Vintage wine courses are so highly respected that they are offered in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
As a consultant to the wine industry, James is the Wine Consultant for a major international airline, is the wine advisor to Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and consults to the BC government. He also writes for two magazines and a major newspaper.
Fine Vintage Ltd runs wine tasting tour vacations to renowned wine regions like the Tuscany, Italy, Napa, California, USA, Bordeaux, France, and Rioja and Castile, Spain.
James also operates the popular wine employment website: http://www.WineJobsCanada.com.
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Fine Vintage Ltd. offers the prestigious Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses, and provides consultancy services to the wine industry. Wine courses are available in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto,Kelowna, Penticton, Calgary and the Fraser Valley.