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WSET Bursaries

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The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) have announced a new bursary targeted towards disabled students and those that do not have English as their first language. This is open to UK students already studying or planning to start a new course. WSET has some 225 centres around the UK accredited to run the WSET […]

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WSET Exam Results 2007

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Results of the WSET Level 2 course at Barrels and Bottles were indeed impressive again this year with all students passing the exam, 6 with Distinction and 4 with Merit. After the success of 2004 when the OCHOA AWARD winning UK student, Rosemary Dando attended the Coghlans Wine School Course, they again have a candidate […]

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Wine Tasting Calendar 2007

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After finally nailing down some of the wine-makers (not literally) we are pleased to annoce the first few wine tastings for the 2007 season. As well as tastings from Spain, Rhone and Burgundy we are featuring a Madeira Dinner showcasing some traditional local cuisine with speciality wines with each course. We have extended our WSET […]

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Ochoa Scholarship Winner

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Barrels & Bottle Wine Club member Rosemary Dando has won the “Ochoa Scholarship”. After gaining an impressive 100% score on the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Intermediate Certificate exam Rosemary was nominated for the Ochoa Scholarship. Completing a 150 word paper on “Why I would like to visit Navarra, one of the up and […]

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