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Here is our webinar schedule for 2022 (and the beginning of 2023).  Please note that we will be adding sessions as needed, so check back frequently to keep advised of all that we have going on! All times stated are in Central Time.

December 2022

Public Event
Saturday, December 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam

This session will be 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.

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January 2023

Public Event
Saturday, January 7, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam January

This session will be 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.

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Public Event
Saturday, January 14, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

Absolute Beginners.

This session will be presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE 

Are you just beginning your wine journey? Are you befuddled by the fact that Zinfandel is a red grape? Do you confuse your AVAs with your AOCs? Do you have no idea what I am even talking about? If you answered “yes” to any ofthese questions, then this webinar is for you! We will start at the absolute beginning by defining wine, learning the basics of wine production, clearing up differences between white and red (and rosé), and figuring out the “alphabet soup” of AVAs, AOCs, and DOCs.

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Public Event
Saturday, January 21, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CWE Exam January

This session will be presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE

If you are considering stepping up to the Certified Wine Educator Credential, this session is for you! We’ll discuss the exam itself (multiple choice, essay, and tasting portions) as well as the resources available to students and some tips for studying and skills practice. You’ll also have a chance to ask any questions that have been weighing on your mind. If you are considering whether the CWE is your next step (or just want to know more about the process), this 90-minute session is for you!

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Public Event
Wednesday, January 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam January

This session will be 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!

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February 2023

Public Event
Sunday, February 12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam February

This session will be 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.

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Public Event
Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam February

This session will be 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!

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Members Only
Sunday, February 19, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CT

So, you think you know Napa? Sunday Session

This session will be presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE 

Join us on a tour through the hills, valleys, landmarks, and wineries of Napa, complete with a chance to test your knowledge and enjoy a taste-along! (A list of specific wines for the tasting portion will be available; however, this webinar has plenty to offer for those who prefer not to taste.) This webinar—presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE—should last about 90 minutes.

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Members Only
Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am - 10:30 am CT

So, you think you know Napa? Saturday Session

This session will be presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE 

Join us on a tour through the hills, valleys, landmarks, and wineries of Napa, complete with a chance to test your knowledge and enjoy a taste-along! (A list of specific wines for the tasting portion will be available; however, this webinar has plenty to offer for those who prefer not to taste.) This webinar—presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE—should last about 90 minutes.

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March 2023

Members Only
Saturday, March 4, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

Going Rogue Valley: 170 Years of Oregon Winemaking in the Rogue Valley

This session will be presented by Ben Coffelt, CSS, CSW 

One hundred years before Pinot Noir found its way to the Willamette Valley, wine grapes arrived in southern Oregon and were planted throughout the Rogue Valley. In this one-hour webinar, we’ll examine the rich history of one of the gems of Oregon wine, the characteristics that make the valley unique, and the producers that call it home today. Join Ben Coffelt as we go rogue straight into the Rogue Valley!

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Public Event
Wednesday, March 8, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam March

This session will be 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.

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Public Event
Sunday, March 19, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CWE Exam March

This session will be presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE

If you are considering stepping up to the Certified Wine Educator Credential, this session is for you! We’ll discuss the exam itself (multiple choice, essay, and tasting portions) as well as the resources available to students and some tips for studying and skills practice. You’ll also have a chance to ask any questions that have been weighing on your mind. If you are considering whether the CWE is your next step (or just want to know more about the process), this 90-minute session is for you!

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Public Event
Saturday, March 25, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam March

This session will be 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!

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If you have any questions about any of these webinars, please contact us.

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