International Wine Center
International Wine Center is one of the most established, reputable and prestigious wine and spirits educational centers in the country.
Over its 35-plus years as a wine and spirits school, IWC has helped many thousands of professionals and wine lovers increase their knowledge and discover the pleasures of spirits and wine.
- 1982International Wine Center opened its doors in New York City.
- 1994IWC becomes the first school in the U.S. to offer WSET courses.
- 2007IWC is awarded The Riedel Trophy as WSET Educator of the Year.
- 2015IWC becomes licensed by the NYSED as a Private Career School.
- 2019Mary Ewing-Mulligan is honored with the WSET Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mary Gorman-McAdams joins International Wine Center as Director.
Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET®)
Through affiliated schools such as IWC, WSET® instructs members of the wine and spirit trade as well as consumers internationally; its highest qualification, Diploma, is the traditional pre-requisite necessary for those who wish to become Master of Wine students.
International Wine Center was the first wine school in the U.S. to offer WSET programs, in 1994, and has been instrumental in building the growth of WSET’s programs across the U.S.
NY State Department of Education (NYSED)
International Wine Center is a licensed Private Career School under the supervision of the NY State Department of Education (NYSED). The NYSED has approved IWC’s curricula and its facilities. All IWC instructors hold permits or licenses from the NYSED.
INTERNATIONAL WINE CENTER (IWC) ANNOUNCES NEW LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA GRADUATES3.28.22
IWC Announces LDNY Linda Lawry Memorial Scholarship2.25.22
2022 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR IWC FEMALE STUDENTS NOW OPEN!2.25.22
INTERNATIONAL WINE CENTER (IWC) ANNOUNCES ITS 25th GRADUATING CLASS1.28.21
2020 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR IWC FEMALE STUDENTS NOW OPEN!2.14.20
INTERNATIONAL WINE CENTER (IWC) ANNOUNCES 24 NEW DIPLOMA GRADS IN THEIR 24th GRADUATING CLASS1.14.20
The Democratization of Sparkling Wine1.8.20
What I’m Looking Forward to in 20201.8.20
Meet the Instructor: Anne Cox, DipWSET1.8.20
A YEAR OF CHANGE AT IWC10.3.19
IWC Students Celebrated by Les Dames d’Escoffier New York Chapter at Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony7.29.19
Industry Veteran and Master of Wine Mary Gorman-McAdams Appointed to New Director at IWC2.25.19