Creating Professional Standards & Professionals for the Greek Wine Industry of the 21st Century

Creating Professional Standards & Professionals for the Greek Wine Industry of the 21st Century

The Wine & Spirits Professional Centre ( WSPC®) was founded in 2004 with the aim of acquiring impeccable and accredited training in wines and spirits, geared to professionals working in the markets of wine,  spirits , tourism , catering and cruise companies, or for those wishing to enter these markets. Through the increase of knowledge of the market of wines and spirits, the WSPC®  aims to continually improve the quality of consumer products and services provided by individuals and businesses in all sectors.

Milestone dates in the ten years of the WSPC®'s operations:

  • 2006 - First WSET® Diploma examinations in Greece.
  • 2009 - The Riedel Trophy: The WSPC® is given the award as the Best Educational Centre globally, amongst 42 countries.
  • 2010 - The  HESTIA Advanced Certificate  is created and offers a well-structured training programme for Greek wines supported by a 100-page manual.
  • 2011 - Cooperation with the University of Nicosia in Cyprus.
  • 2012 - Cooperation with the representative of WSET® in China (Asian Wine Service & Education Centre - AWSEC) for the running of  Master classes on the subject of Greek wines.
  • 2013 - Become Representatives for the Court of Master Sommeliers in Greece.
  • 2014 - Cooperation between WSPC® and the Greek version of Wikipedia