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The Terrace, St. John, USVI

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust

Wine and Spirits Education Series

May 2018 in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands


We are proud to be able to co-host three fun and educational training courses on St. John in May 2018.  This is a great opportunity to receive world class training and an internationally recognized certification right here in the US Virgin Islands.

All classes will be held at The Terrace Restaurant on St. John.

The Level 1 courses are great introductory courses that even a novice can enjoy while the Level 2 Wine Certification is recommended for industry professionals or true wine aficionados that want to increase their knowledge of wine.

The Scholarship

The tourism industry in the USVI is recovering and we want to be a be a positive force in keeping that moving forward.  That is why we are going to be offering a full scholarship to a service industry professional in an effort to help someone in our most vital industry continue to improve their skills and hopefully advance their career in food and wine.  Details will be posted on our Facebook page including how you can nominate a candidate.

Information on the three courses offered can be found by following these links to the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) website.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
For individuals seeking a core understanding of wines, this qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.