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Hi, I'm Dermot Nolan, and I became a Master of Wine (MW) in 1997, and resigned from the Institute of Masters of Wine in 2023 after being an MW for exactly 26 years. I opened a wine shop in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, called The Wine Library, which closed in 2018, and this is my personal wine blog. I will do my utmost to be fair and responsible in my posts – please read my Who Pays article in re the ethics of wine trips and writing. I have worked in wine education, retail, and consultancy since 1990. I was a Director of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) from 2008 to 2014 and was also a member of the Events Committee, founder of the Trips Committee, and member of the Governance Committee. Having had problems with potentially libellous comments from unidentifiable posters, I now require that if you post a comment, you must identify yourself properly or it won't be published. Please note that I do not review products or services on request so kindly don't ask. I value my independence and I believe my readers (few that they may be) do so also.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

New Diploma course for Ireland

WSET have just announced the details of a new Diploma course, to be run in Ireland, on a classroom-based block release structure. There are two Semesters in this course and. to date, only the first Semester has been planned. There are three blocks for this Semester: Monday October 29th to Friday November 2nd (the first day is a Bank Holiday); Wednesday 16th January 2013 to Friday 18th January; and Tuesday 19th February 2013 to Friday 22nd February. Exam dates have also been set for exams based in Dublin. No venue has been announced as yet. Course fees have been announced: GBP1,655 for the Semester. Booking is done online via the WSET website.

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