American Wine School at Binnys

Binny's is teaming up with American Wine School to offer you the same intensive wine education that the pros take. WSET - that's the Wine & Spirits Education Trust – has been around for 45 years. The organization was created to educate wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts all over the world.

As a WSET Approved Program Provider of 12 years, American Wine School offers this internationally recognized program of study across seven states, including Illinois. We are excited to host a series of American Wine School WSET classes at our Lincoln Park store.

This multiple class, academic course is designed to train professional wine staff, so if you're interested in breaking into the industry, or serious about gaining a deeper understanding of wine, this is the class for you.

WSET® Level 1 January 2019

Course Dates: January 15th & 17th | 6:00pm
Exam Date: January 24th | 6:00pm

Binny's Lincoln Park

This entry level course provides basic information on basic grape varieties, introduction to wine tasting, food and wine pairing as well as basic service knowledge. Perfect for people new to the world of wine, this course results in a WSET Level 1 certificate and is a great starting point for most novice consumers. No experience required.

Cost: $199.00

WSET® Level 2 Winter 2019

Course Dates: February 12th, 19th 26th, March 5th, 12th,19th | 6-8pm
Exam Date: March 26th | 6:00pm

Binny's Lincoln Park

This course provides basic information on the wine regions of the world. From labeling laws to climate, soil and grape varieties, the WSET® Level 2 Certificate is designed to broaden your product knowledge. Crafted with the professional in mind, it’s also perfect for non-professional wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge while obtaining a The WSET® Certificate. Taking the WSET® Level 1 is not a requirement for this course.

Cost: $595.00