Location: Toronto

Course Dates and Prices:

The following courses are now available.

Date & Time:Saturday, November 8, 2014: 9:00am-4:30pm
**Instructed by James Cluer, MW, and Alexandre Schmitt
Cost: $449.00
Date & Time:Saturday, Nov 1, 2014: 9:30am-5:30pm
**Instructor: David Lawrason
Cost: $349.00 (includes WSET exam, instruction, wine and all study materials)
Date & Time:Sat/Sun/Sun November 22, 23 & 30, 2014: 9:30am-5:30pm
**Instructor: David Lawrason
Cost: $850.00 (includes WSET exam, instruction, wine and all study materials)
Date & Time:3 x Sat/Sun, Sept 13-14, 20-21, Oct 4 & 5, 2014: 9:30am-5:00pm
**Instructor: David Lawrason *1/2 hour each evening from 5-5:30pm of exam prep
Cost: $1,399.00 (includes WSET exam, instruction, wine and all study materials)

Check back soon for upcoming courses.



David Lawrason  instructs all WSET courses in Toronto with assistance from other members of our team.


The Toronto wine courses are run at One King West, in the heart of downtown Toronto. The address is 1 King Street West.   Click here to view map

There is parking in the area and One King West is also directly connected to the King Subway Station and PATH underground system.

Starter Kit:

You will need to purchase a starter kit, consisting of 6 ISO tasting glasses in a carry bag ($45 plus tax), unless you have already purchased one from us for a previous course. You will be given the kit on the first day of the course and they are yours to keep.

Everyone appreciates having their own professional wine tasting glasses so you can practice at home and then bring your own glasses to the course.



Toronto Wine School

The Fine Vintage Wine School is pleased to offer WSET wine tasting courses and Sommelier training in Toronto, Ontario for the wine enthusiasts and wine industry members including wine importers, sommeliers, wine sales representatives, wine store staff, agents, servers, winemakers and grape growers. Wine tasting courses at available in downtown Toronto. WSET certificate programs include WSET Foundation Certificate, WSET Intermediate Certificate and WSET Advanced Certificate programs. Fine Vintage is the leading provider of wine education in Canada and is run by James Cluer, Master of Wine.

Fine Vintage Ltd, Winner of the Riedel Trophy for WSET Educator of the Year 2011

On January 23rd, 2012, at a ceremony in London, Fine Vintage Ltd was awarded the most sought-after trophy amongst wine schools around the world - The Riedel Trophy for WSET Educator of the Year 2011.

Fine Vintage Ltd offers the WSET courses, which are professional qualifications in wine with international recognition. If you want to learn about wine, for business or pleasure, then these internationally recognized wine courses are perfect. They are designed for both members of the wine industry, as well as, wine enthusiasts who want to expand their knowledge. The unparalleled expertise of our instructors, combined with our friendly, approachable style, make our  Toronto, Ontario wine tasting courses both highly enjoyable and informative.

Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer, Master of Wine. Fine Vintage operates 13 WSET wine schools providing Sommelier courses and wine tasting courses in Canada, the United States and Italy. Fine Vintage wine schools are available in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary, Penticton, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, the Napa Valley, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Tuscany, Italy.

As a passionate and enthusiastic wine educator, James Cluer draws on his 18 years of international experience to make the WSET wine courses fascinating, fun and always delivered in a relaxed style. He has worked with high profile winemakers in France, Australia and California,  and visited the majority of the world's top wine regions. He has taught over 3,500 students the WSET wine courses and has one of the highest pass rates in the industry.

If you want to learn more about our Toronto Wine School, please contact us today.