Wine Courses in Kelowna

Take a wine certification course, for business or pleasure at our multi-award winning wine school

Overview

Fine Vintage is a leading provider of wine education in North America, run by James Cluer, Master of Wine.

In Kelowna we offer best-in-class certification courses from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as well as Fine Vintage specialization courses.

Below you will find our course schedule, pricing, and full course descriptions. Enrollment takes less than 2 minutes. Required by the trade, desired by the enthusiast, get excited and register for your wine course today.

TERMS: Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable but you can transfer it once to another person or to a future course of the same type, if you contact us 14 days or more before the start date. In the rare event Fine Vintage has to cancel a course you will receive a 100% refund.

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Location

Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre
The wine courses are run at the Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre, located 2429 BC-97. It is just a few minutes drive from downtown and the Orchard Park Shopping Centre. See map.

Instructors

Our wine classes are instructed by industry-leading professionals including Mike Lee, Marcus Ansems MW and Geoff Moss MW. We are renown for our outstanding wine tastings, exceptional instruction and high pass rates. Meet your instructors.

WSET Courses

The WSET courses are the gold standard in professional wine education.
The Level 1 is the perfect place to start.

Who is this course for?
WSET Level 1 courses are perfect for the beginner and those with a basic knowledge.
No Prerequisites
WSET Certification
See full course description
1 day course
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Time: 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Mike Lee
Price: $395.00
Only 3 places remaining
1 day course
Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
Time: 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Mike Lee
Price: $395.00
1 day course
Date: Sat/Sun, September 25, 2021
Time: 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Mike Lee
Price: $395.00
1 day course
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Time: 9:30am-5:30pm
Instructor: Mike Lee
Price: $395.00

Specialty Courses

by Fine Vintage

We offer a range of outstanding specialization courses so you can develop expertise in an area of particular interest. All of these award internationally recognized Fine Vintage certificates.

Who is this course for?
Improve your tasting ability. Learn to identify aromas and flavours.
No Prerequisites
Fine Vintage Certification
See full course description
2 day course
Date: Sat/Sun, September 18 & 19, 2021
Time: 9:30am-5:00pm
Instructor: Mike Lee
Price: $699.00
This course is only offered once each year.

Online Courses

by Fine Vintage

The prestigious Fine Vintage Online certification courses are internationally renown, and can be entirely completed from the comfort of your home or office. Don’t let time or distance stand in your way.

Who is this course for?
Ideal for beginners and those with a basic knowledge of wine.
No Prerequisites
Fine Vintage Certification
See full course description
Online
Price: $99.00

Instructors

Location

The wine courses are run at the Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre, located 2429 BC-97. It is just a few minutes drive from downtown and the Orchard Park Shopping Centre. View larger map.

Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre

2429 BC-97,
Kelowna, BC, Canada, V1X 4J2
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Tasting Glasses

When you come to our WSET Level 1 course we give you a beautiful set of 6 professional tasting glasses and a carry bag, included in the course fee. These are yours to keep forever. 

When you attend other courses we offer please bring your own tasting glasses back to use at the class.

If you need to get more glasses before a new course then you can purchase more for $45 a set.

If you do not start with the WSET Level 1 course then you need to purchase a set for $45 when you register.

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Testimonials

WSET DIPLOMA

Eliana Bray, Executive Manager, Roche Wines – West Kelowna

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