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Introductory course


This event has been cancelled.

We are looking to organise some online introductory courses in the future. Once scheduled, these will be listed on our events page. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Harrison, Head of Study Programme and Development at


The Institute of Masters of Wine is organising an introductory course to be held 23-25 April in Württemberg and Rheinhessen, Germany.

The course will be led by Thomas Curtius MW and Frank Roeder MW. They will explain the MW approach to the examination syllabus with a special focus on the writing and tasting skills required to become a Master of Wine. The class will include several tastings of different wines from different regions of the world. As well as tastings throughout the day, lunches and an evening dinner are included as part of the programme.

Attendees who are eligible to join the MW study programme in June 2020 will be given a discounted rate from the normal application fee.

Open to: Interested professionals who are highly motivated in relation to the wine world and the culture of wine. The whole class will be given in English. Meeting the requirements for the MW study programme is not a prerequisite for attending the weekend. However, attendees wishing to be considered for entry to the MW study programme must meet the entrance requirements – see here for more information.

Non-refundable fee: €750 – including three nights’ accommodation (on 23/24/25 April) in Weinsberg/Württemberg and Mainz/Rheinhessen and shuttle from and to Frankfurt airport (arrival: afternoon of 23 April and departure: late afternoon on 26 April or early morning 27 April)

To register: Contact Katharina Huber

Questions? Please contact Robyn Harris, Study Programme Support Officer