Level I: Register for the Guild Wine Seminar

This introductory course is designed for wine enthusiasts as well as wine and food service professionals who want to deepen their knowledge of wine. Taste 27 wines on your way to developing a basic understanding of Old and New World Wine, including history, terminology, and evaluation. 

Participants have the option of earning one of 5 diplomas upon successful completion of this seminar and its online certification exam: 

  • Professional Awards: Wine Sommelier, Wine Manager, Wine Merchant, Chef of Wine Arts
  • Enthusiast (non-professional) Awards: Wine Cellar Manager

Class is limited to 24 participants, register early to reserve your space! Click a corresponding "Register" link to sign up. The cost of the seminar is $545 (includes wine, gourmet lunch, educational materials and instruction). 

For any of our Level 1 Wine Seminars you can sign-up for the award exam either before or after you attend the seminar. If you sign-up for the exam and take it within two weeks of taking the seminar use the following registration:

Register: Level I Wine or Spirits Seminar On-Line Exam ($50)  
Take the exam at your convenience.  When you sign up we will send you the information you will need to take the exam. 

If you are taking the exam more than 2 weeks after you attended the seminar, use this registration:

Register: Level I Wine or Spirits Seminar On-Line Exam ($100) - After 2 weeks  
Take the exam at your convenience.  When you sign up we will send you the information you will need to take the exam. 

When you sign up for the on-line exam the Guild will send you an email with instructions on how to take the exam and a second email, from the company we use to administer the exam, inviting you to their website to the take the exam.

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, January 04 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, January 05, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, February 01 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, February 02, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, March 07 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, March 08, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, April 04 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, April 05, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, May 02 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, May 03, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, June 06 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, June 07, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, July 11 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, July 12, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, August 08 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, Aug 09, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, September 12 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, September 13, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, October 03 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, October 04, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, November 07 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, November 08, 2020 ($545)

Register: Level I Wine Seminar - Denver, CO
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Saturday, December 05 and
8:30AM - 1:00PM - Sunday, December 06, 2020 ($545)

Registration & Cancellation Policy:

You must register for courses through the International Wine Guild. Online registration closes 1 day prior to class start date. If you need to register after the close date, please contact the International Wine and Spirits Guild at 303-296-3966.

Because we purchase wines and food based on the number of registrants, no-shows are charged a non-refundable fee equal to $495 per person, unless other arrangements are made at least 7 working days in advance of the seminar.

If for any reason a seminar is canceled we will phone or e-mail you 48 hours prior to the start of the seminar. If a seminar is canceled at the last minute due to bad weather (this is very rare) we will reschedule the seminar. However, if a seminar is held and you decide not to attend because you believe the weather is bad then it will be treated as a no-show.

It is highly recommended that you register early, your credit card will not be charged until seven days in advance of the course. We must have a minimum students registered in order to form a course. If you are traveling from out of town to attend, please do not make travel arrangements until two weeks in advance of the seminar or course.

More Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

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