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Join Anne and her guest expert colleagues at these illuminating masterclasses, focused on specific theory topics from the D3 module of the WSET Diploma

 

🍷  This series of masterclasses is designed to give you access to direct tuition by three world-class experts across three D3 Theory subject areas: Burgundy, Bordeaux and Chile.

🍷  The focus will be firmly on the D3 Theory specification, past/potential exam topics and areas where you could benefit from more context and explanation of the content in the D3 book.

🍷  Having the opportunity to learn from these Masters of Wine about their specialist subjects in more depth than the scope of the book permits will allow you to add colour and understanding to an exam answer, should these topics come up.

🍷  You will also find that they help to bring these topics alive for you more than the book, which will in turn help you to remember them more easily!

🍷  Many of the concepts covered will have application across other exam questions even if these particular topics don’t appear.

 

All masterclasses will be moderated by Anne and will last between 1 hour and 90 minutes, including a Q&A session at the end where you can ask your questions directly to the experts.

 

🍷  Masterclasses will be recorded and a limited-time replay available afterwards for all registrants

🍷  Non-D3 and non-WSET Diploma students are very welcome to register, on the understanding that the focus will remain very much on D3

Scroll down for full details of our experts and masterclass dates!

D3 Guest Expert Series:

Jasper Morris MW on Burgundy

Thursday 9th March 6pm UK time

This masterclass has already taken place, but for the duration of the series you can still sign up and will be sent a recording. Read what one participant had to say!

‘Fascinating session with Jasper Morris, covering key topics on Burgundy that are very useful to Diploma students. Jasper kept the topics engaging and explained key concepts thoroughly. I appreciate Anne putting these together; great time. Kudos!!’

Marcos Iglesias, D3 Student and Masterclass Attendee

Jasper is one of the world’s leading authorities on Burgundy and author of the award-winning book Inside Burgundy. His company, Morris & Verdin, became known as the UK’s leading Burgundy importer during the 1990s before being sold to Berry Bros. & Rudd in 2003.

Jasper remained with BBR as Burgundy Director until 2017 before retiring from commerce to focus on his new career as Burgundy expert and critic, culminating in the launch of Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy in 2018.

A regular international lecturer on Pinot Noir and Burgundy, Morris also writes about the latter for Decanter and The World of Fine Wine, as well as being responsible for all the Burgundy entries in The Oxford Companion to Wine.

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D3 Guest Expert Series:

Alun Griffiths MW on Bordeaux

Thursday 16th March 6pm UK time

This masterclass has already taken place, but for the duration of the series you can still sign up and will be sent a recording. Read what participants had to say!

‘Anne, it was a brilliant Masterclass with Alun Griffiths MW. I took 10 pages of notes! Best Bordeaux revision session! Thanks for organising.’

Carole Sharp, D3 Student and Masterclass Attendee

‘Alun’s session was exceptionally meaningful: his insightful comments on the intricacies of the La Place de Bordeaux and the En Primeur systems, his comments on the various classification systems and on the multiple facets of blending just can’t be found elsewhere! Alun is an excellent communicator: focused, concise but very comprehensive, easy to understand even for non-native English speakers like myself, skilled in sharing loads of information in a very light manner…this session could have gone on for hours without being tiring.’

Weyler Lima, D3 Student and Masterclass Attendee

Alun has more than 40 years’ experience in the wine trade.

He spent his early years in retail, wholesale and on-premise businesses before being appointed Wine Buyer for Fortnum & Mason, and then for Harrods, before becoming Wine Director at Berry Bros and Rudd for ten years, covering the UK, Asia and Ireland.

His chief areas of expertise lie in purchasing (with extensive experience of the Bordeaux market), education and hospitality. In 2013, he became International Director of the Vats Group in China with a mission to help inspire the young generation of internationalized Chinese wine lovers with a passion for fine wine.

Alun retired from international business in April 2020 and now consults from his UK base.

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D3 Guest Expert Series:

Tim Atkin MW on Chile

Wednesday 5th April 6pm UK time

This masterclass has already taken place, but until the end of April 2023 you can still sign up and will be sent a recording. Read what one participant had to say!

‘I found Tim’s colourful insights and expert narrative the perfect study antidote to the traditional WSET study book. This has accelerated my learning outcomes for the Chilean wine region…. engaging, informative and, above all, helping make learning fun!’

Graham Perryman, D3 Student

Tim is an award-winning UK wine journalist with an international following. He writes for Harpers and Decanter, and has his own, award-winning website, timatkin.com.

Tim has contributed to a number of books on wine and has judged wines in the UK, France, Italy, the United States, Argentina, Spain, South Africa, Chile and Australia and is co-chairman of the London-based International Wine Challenge, the world’s biggest and most rigorously judged blind tasting competition.

Amongst his many other achievements, Tim is widely respected for his regular ‘Special Reports’ on a range of wine regions, including Chile which is the topic of this masterclass.

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All Three D3 Guest Expert Masterclasses

Register for all three masterclasses and save 10%

£127

Anne was a role model when I studied for the WSET Diploma and she remains an inspiration today. One of the best coaches I’ve ever come across.

Susanne Seibel

Managing Director, Seibel Consulting Ltd

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