vendange institute

OTTAWA'S LEADING INSTITUTE FOR WINE & SPIRIT EDUCATION SINCE 2004

The Vendange Institute offers internationally recognized wine and spirit certification courses from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust of London England and from the Wine Scholar Guild. Since 2004, our institute has been providing beverage industry professionals and wine enthusiasts from the general public, the opportunity to obtain a better understanding of wine and spirits by offering top-quality curriculum from global schools. We train our students to taste more accurately while teaching the language of wine.

Let yourself be guided by highly experienced instructors in a fun and social environment. All programs hosted by Vendange Institute are held at Buyers and Cellars, a facility architecturally designed to fuse Old World traditions and modern passions.

Our Programs

WINE & SPIRIT EDUCATION TRUSTs

WSET Level 2

AWARD IN WINES​

Rob Nellis

First & Last Class Date:

Monday, January 16 – March 13, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Exam Date:

Monday, March 20, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Details:

8 weeks wine tutoring, WSET Study Materials and exam. No class on February 20 (Family Day).

$1300

All inclusive (per participant)

WSET Level 3

AWARD IN WINES​

Matt Webb

First & Last Class Date:

Tuesday, January 17 – March 28, 2023
6 pm – 9:00 pm

Exam Date:

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
6 pm – 9:00 pm

Course Details:

8 weeks wine tutoring, WSET Study Materials and exam. No class on April 4 (Study Week).

$1950

All inclusive (per participant)

WSET Level 2

AWARD IN WINES​

François Belisle

First & Last Class Date:

Le Lundi 27 mars – 12 juin 2023
11h00 à 13h30

Exam Date:

Le Lundi, 19 juin 2023
11h00 à 13h30

Course Details:

8 weeks spirits tutoring, WSET Study Materials and exam. Session reportées: 10 avril, 8 mai, 15 mai, 22 mai

$1300

All inclusive (per participant)

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR

Unit 2

Central & Southern Italy

Matt Webb

First & Last Class Date:

Wednesday, January 18 – March 8, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Exam Date:

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Details:

8 weeks tutoring, WSG Manual, 1 year access online study & exam.

$1950

All inclusive (per participant)

Unit 1

Northern Italy

Rob Nellis

First & Last Class Date:

Monday, March 27 – May 29, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Exam Date:

Monday, June 5, 2023
6 pm – 8:00 pm

Course Details:

8 weeks tutoring, WSG Manual, 1 year access online study & exam. No class on April 10th and May 22nd.

$1950

All inclusive (per participant)

French & Spanish WINE SCHOLAR

French Wine Scholar

Study & Certification

François Belisle

First & Last Class Date:

Wednesday, March 29 – June 14, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Exam Date:

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
6 pm – 8:00 pm

Course Details:

10 weeks, tutoring, FWS Manual, 1 year access online study & exam. No class on May 10th and May 17th.

$1950

All inclusive (per participant)

Spanish Wine Scholar

Study & Certification

Matt Webb

First & Last Class Date:

Tuesday, April 4 – May 23, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Exam Date:

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Details:

9 weeks tutoring, WSG Manual, 1 year access online study & exam.

$1950

All inclusive (per participant)

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