Tagged with "wine education"

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan MW 1

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW – Balance Part II

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan is fast rising as one of media’s best featured “go to” experts on wine and spirits. She holds the world’s top wine title (MW), has trained thousands in the industry and judges in international wine and spirits competitions.

1-Lucy from WSET on Wine Courses for consumers

Wine courses for non-wine people.

Lucy Stevenson from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust explains that wine courses start with WSET Level 1 – which requires no prior knowledge in wine. The WSET runs  courses in over 500 centres around the world and many members of the general public as well as wine professionals have enjoyed learning about wine here. […]

Nathan Nolan explains wines of Provence

Provence wine explained in 60 seconds.

I caught up with the irrepressible Nathan Nolan at the Foodies Festival at Hampton Court recently. I asked him to try and explain the region of Provence in 60 seconds, and I reckon he did a pretty good job!

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Debunking a few rosé myths

I was asked recently by my new friends (and Mirabeau stockists) CellarVie Wines whether I would answer a few questions about rosé. So here are their questions and my answers…

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The role of a Wine Specialist at Waitrose

Stephen interviews Chris Elkins, a qualified Wine Specialist from the Salisbury branch of Waitrose. Chris explains to Stephen the role of the Wine Specialist, how they are trained and most importantly, how they can help Waitrose customers with their wine purchasing decisions.

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The best place to learn more about wine – WSET

If you’ve ever wanted to do a foundation course on wine but weren’t sure where to go – well this is the place. Actually, you don’t even necessarily have to go there as you could start with the ‘Make Time for Wine Online Course’. The WSET was set up to train the wine trade, but […]

Andrew Shaw of Waitrose

Did you know this about Waitrose?

Here I interview Andrew Shaw the Wine Buying Manager at Waitrose to find our more about what makes Waitrose so special and why it wins so many wine retailing awards. Waitrose differentiates itself from other large wine retailers and because of this I was keen to have Waitrose as a launch partner for Mirabeau.


Wine courses for the general public

There are plenty of wine courses available for the general public and here Angela gives us some details of the best two (website addresses are given at the end of the video).


What is an MW?

Here Stephen meets up with Angela Muir who explains what an MW (or Master of Wine) actually is.