Wine Courses in Toronto
Fine Vintage is a leading provider of wine education in North America, run by James Cluer, Master of Wine.
In Toronto 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.
Westin Harbour Castle
Our Toronto courses are run at the Westin Harbour Castle in the heart of downtown Toronto. The address is 1 Harbour Square, located near the intersection of Bay Street and Queens Quay. Parking is available onsite or at nearby lots, and the hotel is just a few blocks south of Union Station. See map.
Our wine classes are instructed by industry-leading professionals including David Lawrason, Sara d’Amato, Nupur Gogia, and Matt Leslie. We are renown for our outstanding wine tastings, exceptional instruction and high pass rates. Meet your instructors.
We are proud to offer the WSET Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Award in Wines. You can further enhance your wine education with our Fine Vintage Specialty Courses including our Sensory Masterclass, French 101, Italian 101, American 101, Canadian 101 courses, and our fantastic Tasting Masterclasses.
INCLUDED WITH EACH COURSE
Fine Vintage is renowned for expert instruction, premium wine tastings and high pass rates at WSET courses. Your study material, exam fees, and certificate are included in the price – no hidden extra charges here!
But we like to go above and beyond. With each enrollment in an in-person course, you will also receive:
Free access to one of our Fine Vintage Online Courses (valued at $99 – $299).
Free access to our library of more than 400 exclusive Videos on Wine.
Free copy of The Art of Tasting, a 17 page booklet by James Cluer MW.
Now that’s unbelievable value!
LCBO Employees: You can be reimbursed by the LCBO if you complete and submit this form.
The Level 1 is the perfect place to start.
by Fine Vintage
We offer a range of outstanding specialization courses so you can develop expertise in an area of particular interest.
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto
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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 $49 a set.
If you do not start with the WSET Level 1 course then you need to purchase a set for $49 when you register.
Sign up for course updates in Toronto:
WSET LEVEL 1
YULE SCHMIDT – TORONTO
Canadian Wine Scholar
HEIDI LORCH – TORONTO/OKANAGAN
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Fine Vintage wine courses are not for vocational training in nature.