Scheduled Webinars for 2018-2019! 

 

October 2018:

  • Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am central time: A Spirited Discussion: The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: This is one for the spirits crowd!! if you are interested in pursuing the CSS Certification, or just a spirits lover-bartender-mixologist-beverage aficionado that is interested in learning more about spirits and the CSS, this one-hour session is for you! Join our Director of Education, Jane A. Nickles, and learn what to expect from the CSS!
  • Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am central time (yes, 11): Road Trip through Italy – presented by Lisa Boissier, CWE. Are you up for a road trip through Italy? If so, climb aboard – Lisa Boissier, CWE  is driving! As we pull into each location, we’ll learn all about the grapes, the traditions, and the wines of each area. Who can resist?

 

November 2018:

  • Saturday, November 3rd at 10:00 am: “Let the Vine do its Job!” — An Introduction to Biodynamic Wine-Making presented by Lucia Volk, CWE: 
    Confused or amused by cow manure buried in horns at equinox and stinging nettle tea preparations sprayed in vineyards?  Curious how biodynamic ideas took hold among some of the most famous winegrowers in the world, such as the DRC?  Lucia Volk, CWE, will present the origins, main thinkers, and some current practitioners of this alternative, yet fast-growing wine universe, with hopes to clarify what makes a bottle of biodynamic wine different from conventional, organic or sustainable ones.
  • Saturday, November 17th – 10:00 am central time: The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: If you are currently pursuing the CSW Certification, or considering the CSW as your next stage of professional development, this one-hour session is for you! This online workshop will cover all aspects of the CSW, including what the test covers, how difficult the test is, what type of questions to expect, the resources available to students, and how long SWE recommends for study before sitting the exam. 

 

January 2019:

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 10:00 am central time: The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: If you are currently pursuing the CSW Certification, or considering the CSW as your next stage of professional development, this one-hour session is for you! This online workshop will cover all aspects of the CSW, including what the test covers, how difficult the test is, what type of questions to expect, the resources available to students, and how long SWE recommends for study before sitting the exam. 
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 10:00 am central time: A Spirited Discussion: The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: This is one for the spirits crowd!! if you are interested in pursuing the CSS Certification, or just a spirits lover-bartender-mixologist-beverage aficionado that is interested in learning more about spirits and the CSS, this one-hour session is for you! Join our Director of Education, Jane A. Nickles, and learn what to expect from the CSS!
  • Wednesday, January 30 – 7:00 pm central time: The Liquid Gold of Lugana presented by Susannah Gold, DipWEST, CSS, CSW. Stay tuned for more details!

 

February 2019:

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019—7:00 pm central time: Road Trip through Rioja, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: A few years ago a group of us did a wine-and-food tour of Rioja, stopping at wineries and restaurants as well as walled cities, wine fountains, and majestic cathedrals. Join us for a trip to the historic López de Heredia Winery, the titanium hotel at Marqués de Riscal, Laurel Street in Logroño, and other food-and-wine hotspots throughout Rioja! Suggested taste-along wine: Red Rioja Crianza! This is a companion piece to “Road Trip through Northern Spain” scheduled for March!
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019—10:00 am central time: Road Trip through Rioja, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: A few years ago a group of us did a wine-and-food tour of Rioja, stopping at wineries and restaurants as well as walled cities, wine fountains, and majestic cathedrals. Join us for a trip to the historic López de Heredia Winery, the titanium hotel at Marqués de Riscal, Laurel Street in Logroño, and other food-and-wine hotspots throughout Rioja! Suggested taste-along wine: Red Rioja Crianza! This is a companion piece to “Road Trip through Northern Spain” scheduled for March!
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – 7:00 pm central time: The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: If you are currently pursuing the CSW Certification, or considering the CSW as your next stage of professional development, this one-hour session is for you! This online workshop will cover all aspects of the CSW, including what the test covers, how difficult the test is, what type of questions to expect, the resources available to students, and how long SWE recommends for study before sitting the exam. 
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 10:00 am central time: A Spirited Discussion: The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: This is one for the spirits crowd!! if you are interested in pursuing the CSS Certification, or just a spirits lover-bartender-mixologist-beverage aficionado that is interested in learning more about spirits and the CSS, this one-hour session is for you! Join our Director of Education, Jane A. Nickles, and learn what to expect from the CSS!

 

March 2019:

  • Saturday, March 9, 2019—10:00 am central time: Road Trip through Northern Spain, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: A few years ago a group of us did a wine-and-food tour through Northern Spain. From the beaches of San Sebastian to the streets of Pamplona and the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, join us as we re-visit the sights and sounds—and food and wine—of Northern Spain. We’ll especially take a look the wines of Navarra, Basque Country (Txakolina), and Galicia. Suggested taste-along wine: any type of Txakolina! This is a companion piece to “Road Trip through Rioja” scheduled for February!
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2019—7:00 pm central time: Road Trip through Northern Spain, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: A few years ago a group of us did a wine-and-food tour through Northern Spain. From the beaches of San Sebastian to the streets of Pamplona and the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, join us as we re-visit the sights and sounds—and food and wine—of Northern Spain. We’ll especially take a look the wines of Navarra, Basque Country (Txakolina), and Galicia. Suggested taste-along wine: any type of Txakolina! This is a companion piece to “Road Trip through Rioja” scheduled for February!
  • Saturday, March 16, 10:00 am central time: The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: If you are currently pursuing the CSW Certification, or considering the CSW as your next stage of professional development, this one-hour session is for you! This online workshop will cover all aspects of the CSW, including what the test covers, how difficult the test is, what type of questions to expect, the resources available to students, and how long SWE recommends for study before sitting the exam. 
  • Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 pm: A Spirited Discussion: The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: This is one for the spirits crowd!! if you are interested in pursuing the CSS Certification, or just a spirits lover-bartender-mixologist-beverage aficionado that is interested in learning more about spirits and the CSS, this one-hour session is for you! Join our Director of Education, Jane A. Nickles, and learn what to expect from the CSS!

 

Schedule is subject to change!

 

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