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Please find below a series of links to some of our most-requested web pages and information. If there’s something you cannot locate on our website, please contact Ben Coffelt or Vanessa Brandenburg at our home office.

MEMBERSHIP AND PURCHASE INFO


Membership levels and member benefits: https://societyofwineeducators.org/memberships/

Create your online SWE account: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/User_Landing

Purchase or renew your membership: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/Purchase_Catalog

Purchase an exam, study guide, or workbook: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/Purchase_Catalog

Purchase digital CSS/CSW practice exams and quizzes, CSS/CSW digital flashcards, and digital map exercises on our interactive learning site: https://swecourseportal.societyofwineeducators.org/#/catalog

Purchase Beverage Specialist/Hospitality Beverage Certificate (BS/HBC): https://swecourseportal.societyofwineeducators.org/#/catalog

Purchase for access to the CWE Study Site: https://swecourseportal.societyofwineeducators.org/#/catalog

SCHEDULE AN IN-PERSON EXAM


Schedule a CSS or CSW exam at Pearson (if you already have your authorization code): https://home.pearsonvue.com/Clients/Society-of-Wine-Educators.aspx

Schedule CWE or CSE theory portion of exam at Pearson (if you already have your authorization code): https://home.pearsonvue.com/Clients/Society-of-Wine-Educators.aspx

Purchase an exam retake: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/Purchase_Catalog

SCHEDULE AN ONLINE EXAM


ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. ProctorU is available 24/7, however, you will need to schedule your proctoring session at least 72 hours in advance to avoid any on-demand scheduling fees. Candidates will be sent ProctorU information via email after purchasing the exam credit on the SWE Website. Please contact Danielle LaRosa for any questions. 

Purchase an exam retake: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/Purchase_Catalog

SWE STUDY RESOURCES


Wine and spirit world updates (Members Only): https://societyofwineeducators.org/wine-and-spirit-world-updates/

Study Guide updates (information on the release of new study guides, testing availability, and Study Guide addendums): http://winewitandwisdomswe.com/study-guide-updates/

Workbook answer keys: http://winewitandwisdomswe.com/study-guide-updates/csw-workbook-answer-key/

Wine, Wit, and Wisdom Blog homepage: http://winewitandwisdomswe.com/

Wine and spirits maps (Members Only): https://societyofwineeducators.org/wine-spirits-maps/

Blank maps for the study of wines and spirits available for SWE members: https://societyofwineeducators.org/swe-blank-maps/

Digital Wine Map Exercises: click here to purchase.

Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) digital practice tests and quizzes for $19.00 purchase: click here to purchase.

Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) digital flashcards for $19.00 purchase: click here to purchase.

Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) digital practice tests and quizzes for $19.00 purchase: click here to purchase.

Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) digital flashcards for $19.00 purchase: click here to purchase.

Certified Wine Educators (CWE) Study Site for $19.00 purchase: click here to purchase. Please note, all candidates pursuing the CWE certification must already possess the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) certification. 

EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES


Wine links (comprehensive listing of educational wine websites for SWE Members): https://societyofwineeducators.org/wine-links/

Spirits links (comprehensive listing of educational spirits-related websites for SWE Members): https://societyofwineeducators.org/spirits-links/

ONLINE CLASSES AND MEMBER FORUM


SWEbinar schedule (online webinars): https://societyofwineeducators.org/swebinars/

Online prep classes: https://societyofwineeducators.org/education-certifications/online-test-prep-classes/


To access the online wine and spirits academies, please login to your SWE online account: https://societyofwineeducators.secure.force.com/User_Landing

CWE Aspirant Facebook group— Members of SWE who already possess a CSW certification are welcome to request an invitation to the CWE Facebook group by emailing our Director of Education, Jane Nickles, for an invitation: jnickles@societyofwineeducators.org

CSE Aspirant Facebook group— Members of SWE who already possess a CSS certification are welcome to request an invitation to the CSE Facebook group by emailing our Director of Education, Jane Nickles, for an invitation: jnickles@societyofwineeducators.org

How it Works

The Society of Wine Educators has the resources you need to advance your knowledge and expertise in the wine and spirit industry.

Create Your
Account

Click account to create your new user account.

Become
a Member

Go to Catalog + Store to purchase a Professional, Industry, or Corporate membership.

Get
Access

Choose your preferred study resources: Study Guides/Workbooks, flashcards/practice exams/ map exercises, and online prep classes.

Get
Certified

Purchase the certification or certificate of your choice in our Catalog + Store. Once, you have your exam authorization email, schedule your exam in-person or online.

Stay
Involved

You can keep up with the latest trends and info with our monthly SWEbinars. Do you want to network with others in the industry? Come to our next conference!

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