Education Options from Italian Wine Central

For the month of April, to give everyone and especially hospitality and wine industry workers something constructive to do with their unanticipated downtime, Italian Wine Central’s courses are available at half price.


Discovering Italian Wine

Discovering Italian Wine Online Course and Exam     $125 $62.50 after discount

Italian Wine Central is pleased to offer Discovering Italian Wine as an online course for students beginning their study of Italian wine. Students may begin the course at any time. The online package includes:

  • Three months of access to the online study program, featuring seven easy-to-follow, interactive units presenting the fundamentals of Italian wine: grape varieties, wine styles, pronunciation, and more, plus exercises and quizzes
  • One sitting of the online exam, with a certificate of completion if the exam is successfully passed

Discovering Italian Wine’s latest version is hosted by the Online Wine Academy. Use promo code WESUPPORTU to get the half-price April discount.

Click here for further details about the course, or click the button below to register now.

You will be redirected to the Online Wine Academy to register for the course.

Click here to inquire about group rates and corporate rates for your business.

Italian Wine Professional

IWP Online Course and Exam     $795 $395 after April discount

Italian Wine Central is pleased to offer the Italian Wine Professional course as an online program for advanced students of Italian wine. Students individually work through the course online at home or in their workplace over an 8-week period, while at the same time interacting with instructors and other students who are also progressing toward the exam at the same time. The online package includes:

  • Sixteen weeks of access to the full online study program, featuring eight content-rich units focused on market-relevant aspects of Italian wine: DOP/IGPs, grape varieties, culture, language, and food & wine, plus extensive workbook exercises and quizzes
  • A copy of Into Italian Wine, the course book for the IWP program (see below)
  • Instructor interaction in the student forum (first 8 weeks only)
  • One sitting of the online IWP exam by appointment

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Into Italian Wine: The Italian Wine Professional Certification Course 2020     $49

Now in its fifth edition for 2020, this 226-page book is the hard-copy version of the Italian Wine Professional course, featuring:

  • Eight unit-chapters that follow the content presented in the live and online IWP courses
  • Workbook exercises
  • Dozens of full-color images and custom-made maps
  • Additional reference materials in the back that make the book useful as a professional resource and backup for the Italian Wine Central website

As a continuously updated print-on-demand book, this is the most up-to-date resource about Italian wine available for sale anywhere. For more information, click here.

Click here to purchase the Into Italian Wine Professional Edition

Discounts are available for quantity purchases. Contact [email protected] for details.


IWP Exam Only     $395

Includes:

  • One sitting of the online IWP exam

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This applies to initial exams only; for retakes, see below instead. Click here to inquire about group rates and corporate rates for your business.


IWP Exam Retake      $295

For students who were unsuccessful in their first attempt at the IWP exam, an additional sitting of the online IWP exam, whether to achieve a passing score or to improve one’s score to the Honors level in order to qualify to apply for IWP Instructor status. Retakes can be taken no later than 6 months from the previous exam sitting. Maximum of two retakes.

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Casual Learning About Italian Wine

Into Italian Wine, Enthusiast Edition 2020: A Guided Exploration of the Wine Styles, Grape Varieties, and Wine Regions of Italy $29

This 162-page book provides a non-threatening introduction to a sweeping array of Italian wine styles for wine lovers, Italophiles, and travelers to Italy. It is comparable to the Professional Edition of Into Italian Wine without the trappings of a full study program. The book describes all the major grape varieties and wines that are exported from Italy as a way of opening the horizons of Italian wine beyond the likes of Prosecco, Pinot Grigio, or Chianti. It also contains an orientation to the Italian language and cuisine. This is a great starting point for wine aficionados just branching out into the wines of Italy. For more information, click here.

Click here to purchase the Into Italian Wine Enthusiast Edition

Discounts are available for quantity purchases. Contact [email protected] for details.

The Perfect Gift

Give access to an Italian Wine Central Course. If you know an Italian Wine enthusiast, there is no better gift than one that will fuel their interest and excitement more than one of IWC’s educational programs. Pre-purchase the self-paced, online, Discovering Italian Wine course ($125) or save your wine enthusiast a seat in one of the eight-week Italian Wine Professional courses offered ($795).

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