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WSET chief executive Ian Harris

WSET Diploma graduates up 21%

25 January, 2019

More than 500 WSET students graduated with a Diploma in 2018 from countries all around the world, highlighting the increased demand for wine and spirits education.

This year 532 new WSET Diploma graduates were honoured, representing a 21% increase over last year. Graduates came from more than 40 countries worldwide ranging from Chile to South Korea to Croatia.

Ian Harris, WSET chief executive, said, “We not only congratulate our largest ever class of Diploma graduates and our scholarship and award winners, but also mark the start of our 50th year providing education and qualifications in wine and spirits. With over 750 Approved Programme Providers and three offices across the world, WSET’s global presence is stronger than ever.

"We will use our 50th anniversary to continue to inspire and support wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. We are confident that we will be celebrating the success of WSET students for another 50 years and beyond.”

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