WSET Branching Out Into Beer Qualifications

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) — the world’s largest provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications — plans to develop a suite of beer qualifications. WSET wants to add two beer qualifications (Levels 1 and 2) to its portfolio, both online and in the classroom. While development of these new qualifications remains in the early stages, WSET is working in partnership with the Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) on this initiative. IBD…

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WSET Launches Raising Spirits, A Hospitality Learning Initiative

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), a global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications, announced May 19 that is has launched its Raising Spirits campaign in the U.S. The new learning initiative benefits U.S. hospitality professionals affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Raising Spirits aims to offer a minimum of 5,000 active members of the bar, restaurant and hospitality sectors the opportunity to take an online WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits course. The…

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