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WSET Names New Honorary President

By May 22, 2023Top News, VIPs

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) hosted its annual graduation ceremony and prize reception in April at the Guildhall in London, with 131 graduates from the U.S. successfully completing the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines. At the ceremony, Argentina’s Dr. Laura Catena, Founder of the Catena Institute of Wine and Managing Director of Bodega Catena Zapata, was selected as WSET’s new Honorary President. Catena steps into the role after Paul Symington of Symington Wine Estates. WSET CEO Michelle Brampton, who was appointed in early 2022, hosted the ceremony for the first time, a hybrid event that saw 73% of all WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines graduates from the 2021-2022 academic year attend either online or in person. The total number of global WSET alumni now sits at more than 12,500, as 587 new WSET Diploma graduates were honored at the ceremony.





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