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Here is our webinar schedule for 2022. Please note that we will be adding sessions as needed, so check back frequently to keep advised of all that we have going on!

August 2022

Public Event
Saturday, August 20, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CWE Exam

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, August 27, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam

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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Public Event
Wednesday, August 31, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 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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September 2022

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

Road Trip through Galicia

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

Join us on a tour of Galicia as we drive through the beautiful wine regions of the area—including Rías Baixas, Ribeira Sacra, Ribeiro, Monterrei, and Valdeorras—as well as some of the iconic spirits and spirit producers of the region. Of course, a trip to Galicia would not be complete without a visit to the city of Santiago de Compostela (and its amazing Cathedral), and a few bites of Pulpo a la Gallega, a slice of Tarta de Santiago, and a burning bowl of Queimada.

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

Road Trip through Galicia Saturday Session

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

Join us on a tour of Galicia as we drive through the beautiful wine regions of the area—including Rías Baixas, Ribeira Sacra, Ribeiro, Monterrei, and Valdeorras—as well as some of the iconic spirits and spirit producers of the region. Of course, a trip to Galicia would not be complete without a visit to the city of Santiago de Compostela (and its amazing Cathedral), and a few bites of Pulpo a la Gallega, a slice of Tarta de Santiago, and a burning bowl of Queimada.

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Public Event
Sunday, September 18, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam September

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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Public Event
Saturday, September 24, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam September

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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October 2022

Public Event
Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CWE Exam October

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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Members Only
Friday, October 14, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CT

Save the Date! SWE’s 2022 Virtual Conference will be held on October 14 to 16.

Save the Date! SWE’s 2022 Virtual Conference will be held on October 14 to 16. This event will start with a membership meeting on Friday evening (October 14) and will continue on through the weekend, featuring a series of web-based presentations covering many aspects of the world of wine over Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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Public Event
Saturday, October 22, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam October

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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Public Event
Sunday, October 30, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT

The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam October

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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November 2022

Members Only
Sunday, November 6, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CT

Keeping up with the Joneses: The New AVAs of the United States

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

With more than 260 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) already defined in the United States, it’s a lot to keep up with—all the more so because the TTB has been quite busy lately approving NEW areas. Join us on a deep dive into some of the newer AVAs of the US. We will make it into a road trip and visit the West Sonoma Coast, White Bluffs, Verde Valley, Lower Long Tom, and Ulupalakua AVAs. Along the way, we’ll taste-along with Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, and Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon.

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

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