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Fine Vintage Launches Online Wine & Spirits Courses

Posted on April 02, 2020

NAPA VALLEY, CA – April 2, 2020 – Fine Vintage, owned and operated by James Cluer MW, is thrilled to announce the launch of its online certification courses in wine and spirits.

Developed by two Masters of Wine over a three-year period, all of the courses are completed entirely online, including the exam. Students can begin their studies immediately after enrolling, with up to 90 days to immerse themselves in the material and write the online exam. After successful completion of the exam, students earn a Fine Vintage certification. 

Four courses are currently available:

  • Level 1 in Wine:This introductory course is ideal for beginners and those with a basic knowledge of wine. 
  • Level 2 in Wine:An intermediate course, covering grape growing, winemaking, the classic grapes, tasting, and so much more.
  • Food & Wine Pairing: Learn the art of food and wine pairing, the theory, and practical tips.
  • Level 1 in Spirits:Learn about the major spirits of the world, how they are made, and how to drink them.

The Levels 1 & 2 in Wine courses are packed with videos featuring the world’s leading winemakers. Both courses are perfect for consumers who love wine but want to learn more. They’re also suitable for professionals in hospitality or the drinks trade looking to build their resumé.

All four courses are affordably priced, starting at $99USD.

To learn more about Fine Vintage’s online certification courses, visit

About Fine Vintage

Fine Vintage is an award-winning global provider of wine education, owned and operated by James Cluer, Master of Wine. In 2011, Fine Vintage was awarded the International Educator of the Year by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (London, UK). Fine Vintage also offers luxury wine tours, international jobs websites and consulting to the trade.

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