Wine and spirits courses with international certification

for professionals and inquisitive wine lovers.

WineWise is your partner in your quest to deepen your knowledge of wine, spirits and sake and to optimize your national and international network in the wine and / or spirits sector.

WineWise offers the internationally recognized qualifications of the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) and WSG (Wine Scholar Guild) and is the only provider in the Benelux of the top qualification course “WSET Diploma in Wines”.

WineWise guides sommeliers, wine merchants and studious wine lovers on their path of “lifelong learning within the wine and spirits sector”.

The internationally recognized qualifications can be obtained in various ways:

  • In-company training, tailored to your company, are the core activities of WineWise
  • Face to Face guidance, combined with self-study and deepening knowledge of your own range of drinks
  • Classical or online courses for those who want to follow individual or group training.

WineWise evaluates the right study choice with you. You don’t necessarily have to start at level 1. Depending on your prior knowledge, you can board at higher levels.

A clear wide knowledge about wines of the world, a very good tasting method, lots of good information from teachers and booklets.

Aristide Spies
Aristide SpiesDipWSET - Master Sommelier & 3rd place ´Best Sommelier of the World´ (2014 Japan)

Depth & understanding of the trade, extremely better tasting skills

Willem Wittebol
Willem WittebolDipWSET

The WSET Diploma study brought me knowledge, confidence and humility. Great to learn more about my passion “Wine”.

Sylvain Marcon
Sylvain MarconWeinakademiker - Sales Area Manager at The Portugal & Madeira Collection

WSET Diploma has greatly improved my depth of knowledge and understanding of wine. Especially the structured tasting method and instructions by passionate teachers have proven invaluable.

Job de Swart
Job de SwartMaster of Wine - Weinakademiker - Wine buyer and marketeer for Les Généreux

WSET Diploma is Perfect study material, great tasting method, top teachers. This gave me a wide and clear view on the international wine business.

Kris Lismont
Kris LismontDipWSET - Sommelier and owner Mondevino WineResto, WineBar, WineShop

COVID-19 Information

For WineWise, our primary concern is the wellbeing and safety of our students and their families. Our course locations (Antwerp, Gent and Brussels) have been closed for all external visitors.  We have switched to working from home. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by e-mail and/or phone.


WSET® Diploma in Wines
Deadline 11/12/2020


Student in the picture Miriam Van Damme en 
Marie Nuytemans

Miriam Van Damme (left) and Marie Nuytemans (right) are the owners of the trendy and cozy wine and tapas bar Unwined in Mechelen, Belgium.

They both had a flourishing career in the media world but decided to to turn their world upside down and chose for a new profession. Not for a moment, they regret their choice.

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