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Practice Quizzes and Flashcards

Ideal for your CSW studies. Practice Quizzes/Exams and Flashcards can each be purchased for $19.00.

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Insider's Guide to the CSS Exam

Join us on Saturday, January 6th
at 10:00 am Central Time!


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Wine and Spirit World Updates

The TTB approved the Petaluma Gap AVA,
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THE BEV SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE
$99, ONLINE, SELF STUDY PROGRAM

Do you know someone who wants to work in the wine/spirits/hospitality industry but they just don't know where to start? All of the certifications and programs out there can be a bit intimidating when you first start out. The Bev Specialist Certificate is a wonderful place to start.

The Hospitality/Beverage Specialist Certificate (HBSC) is an entry-level, beverage knowledge program designed to fulfill the needs of the hospitality and culinary industries and their employees. The Beverage Specialist Certificate can also be used as an entry-level course for those planning to pursue higher levels of wine, beer, or spirits certification.

The HBSC provides a broad base of knowledge, covering all commercially relevant beverages, not just wine or spirits. The program’s content covers: coffee, tea, beer, sake, cider, perry, wine, and spirits. Details about sensory evaluation, tasting notes, and service standards for each beverage type are included as well as a chapter on the responsible service of beverage alcohol.

 

HOSPITALITY/BEVERAGE SPECIALIST (HBSC)

HOSPITALITY/BEVERAGE SPECIALIST (HBSC)

The hospitality/Beverage Specialist Certificate (HBSC) is an entry-level, beverage knowledge program designed to fulfill the needs of the hospitality and culinary industries.

 

CERTIFIED SPECIALIST OF SPIRITS (CSS)

CERTIFIED SPECIALIST OF SPIRITS (CSS)

The Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) Exam is a rigorous exam, which tests a candidate's spirits knowledge and mastery of key elements within the world of distillation and spirits production.

CERTIFIED SPIRITS EDUCATOR (CSE)

CERTIFIED SPIRITS EDUCATOR (CSE)

The Certified Spirits Educator (CSE) Exam is a unique certification that tests a candidate's knowledge of Spirits, as well as his or her tasting acumen and teaching ability.


OUR WINE EDUCATION QUIZ APP
IS COOLER THAN YOURS.

AND IT'S FREE!

SWE’s Wine and Spirits Quiz App: Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, SWE offers a free Wine and Spirits Quiz app. The app includes 1,300 wine and spirits knowledge questions arranged into 13 different subject categories. Test yourself, or challenge your friends!

 

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