Location: Penticton

Course Dates and Prices:

The following courses are now available.


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Mike Lee instructs all courses in Penticton.


The courses take place at the BC Wine Information Sensory Centre at Okanagan College, a fantastic facility built specifically for wine education in Penticton. The address is 583 Duncan Ave. West. Please click here to view a map

Starter Kit:

You will need to purchase a starter kit, consisting of 6 ISO tasting glasses in a carry bag ($45), EXCEPT if you have already purchased  them from us. 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.

Travel: If you need to book airfare and/or hotel, please contact us one month prior to the course start date to see if the course will proceed.



Penticton Wine School

Wine courses in Penticton, BC - the Okanagan Valley. Wine tasting courses for wine enthusiasts and wine industry members including wine importers, agents, wine sales representatives, waiters, retail store staff, winemakers and grape growers. Wine tasting courses at available at the BC Wine Information Centre Conference Room in  Penticton, British Columbia. WSET Levels 1, 2 & 3 programs.

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  Penticton, British Columbia wine tasting courses both highly enjoyable and informative.

Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer, Master of Wine. Fine Vintage operates 16 WSET wine schools providing wine tasting courses in Canada, the United States and Italy. Fine Vintage wine schools are available in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton, London, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Atlanta, Houston 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 Penticton Wine School, please contact us today.