Education is one of the key pillars of Vessel Liquor Store. We host a series of wine, beer, and cocktail classes in our custom-built Cru's Nest Classroom, above Vessel, year round. Our instructors lead these friendly, accessible tasting seminars for enthusiasts. Classes are limited to 18 guests to ensure everyone has time to ask questions, learn, and taste. View our Eventbrite page to see the current list of classes, and register easily online.
VINcabulary, Brew School, Raise the Bar, Wine Wise.
Classes for the every day consumer and enthusiast alike. View our Eventbrite page here to see the current list of classes, and register easily online.Book Now
We have partnered with Cru Consultancy to provide professional and accredited wine courses to Victoria's wine trade. Cru is one of Canada's leading wine education companies, and we're proud to be their home for WSET Global, Wine Scholar Guild, and more. Visit their website to read more about these courses, and register.
WSET curriculum for internationally recognized certification in wine, spirits, sake and more. Courses are offered by our fiends at WinePlus+ with approved instructors from Cru Consultancy.Level Up Here
Wine Scholar Guild
The Wine Scholar Guild is the leading provider of specialized certification programs on the wines of France, Italy and Spain with a school network spanning more than 30 countries on 5 continents. Join Cru Consultancy and delve deep into the fascinating genre of old world wines. Not for the faint of fact.Book Now
Certified Sherry Wine Specialist®
The Certified Sherry Wine Specialist course is the most comprehensive certification course on sherry wines. It is offered worldwide, entirely online.
It was created by The House of Lustau, with the support of the Sherry Regulatory Council guaranteeing the CSWS® program's exceptional level of depth, accuracy, detail, and academic rigor as well as its impact on the global wine industry.
The Sherry Tasting Experience box is mandatory for course completion.Register Here
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Bodegas Lustau - Tasting Experience & Certified Sherry Wine Specialist® Mixed Case
1609 Fort Street
Victoria BC V8R 1H8
Unbox the sherry experience. Start a new journey to the wonders of the Sherry region with a full sherry Experience in a Box.
The Lustau mixed case contains six 375ml Lustau wine bottles that showcase an assortment of the variety of styles of sherry, the climate, and aging differences among the 3 towns that comprise the sherry triangle (Jerez de la Frontera, el Puerto de Santa María and Sanlúcar de Barrameda).
The mixed case is a formidable tool to create a wonderful culinary experience. It offers endless opportunities for enjoyment, sipping on their own, paired to your favorite foods and in simple or elaborate cocktails, your choice. Enjoy them in precious alone time, at personal intimate gatherings and during social get-togethers the array of styles are perfect for all occasions.
This pack has been created for both wine professionals looking to expand their tasting knowledge and to entice wine drinkers to explore the wonder that is sherry!
The tool you need to become certified in sherry through the official online course offered by The House of Lustau, managed and directed by the Wine Scholar Guild and backed by the Sherry Regulatory Council.
The Certified Sherry Wines Specialist (CSWS®) will take you to this regional intensive curriculum to learn about sherry and manzanilla de Sanlúcar appellations and the factors that shape their unique and vast diversity.