Interview with Dr. Peter Legge, OBC

Interview with Dr. Peter Legge Dr. Clinton Lee, founder of APWASI, joined in an interview with Dr. Peter Legge, OBC to share his insights into wine education and the creation of APWASI.

The Counterfeit Wines in China | APWASI Wine Buzz Interview | Natalie Wang

Counterfeit wines have been a constant problem for China for many years. We spoke with Natalie Wang, founder and editor of Vino-Joy, the only English written website, based in Hong-Kong, specifically about Wines in China. She was also one of the 50 women recently nominated to receive a Women in Wine and Spirits Awards (WINWSA). […]

Creating Unmatched Memories through the Eyes of a Hotelier: Dr. Iwan Dietschi

On our first episode of the APWASI Wine Buzz Series, we interviewed guest, Dr. Iwan Dietschi, hotelier and author of Mastering Hospitality. What was the single catalyst that drove you to become a Hotelier? I love to be with people, to make people happy. The hotel environment allows me to be with people from various [...]

Congratulations on our first round of APWASI x BLACC Wine Scholarship Applicants

APWASI & BLACC Scholarship Winner Bios APWASI believes that all individuals should have the equal opportunity to receive a wine education to pursue a worthwhile career that they are passionate about. That's why, APWASI is proud to announce the first round scholarship winners of the APWASI x BLACC Edition of the Wine Education Scholarship. We [...]

Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute Launches Scholarships with the Black Cellar Club to Promote Diversity in the Wine Industry

Vancouver, British Columbia (May 2, 2021) The Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute (APWASI) is proud to announce the APWASI Wine Education Scholarship in partnership with the Black Cellar Club (BLACC). The first round of applications will open on May 2 and will run until May 31, 2021.  A total of 100 full scholarships (worth […]

Wines Aged at the Bottom of the Sea

We could call it an emerging fashion, but the question that arises is: what happens to a bottle of wine placed under the sea to mature and even undergo fermentation? All this may seem strange but it is all true, there are more and more producers all over the world participating with this method. There […]

Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute Launches Scholarships with the Association of African American Vintners to Promote Diversity in the Wine Industry

Vancouver, British Columbia (April 15, 2021) The Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute (APWASI) is proud to announce the APWASI Wine Education Scholarship in partnership with the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV). The first round of applications will open on April 15 and will run until May 15, 2021.  A total of 16 full […]

Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute Helps Industry Professionals With Home Learning Courses During Social Distancing

APWASI today launched over 20 online wine and spirit certification courses in 26 languages. The newly released programs include the world’s first certified courses in “Icewine”, “Wines of China”, “Caviar” and “Truffles”. APWASI (Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute) board unanimously agreed to move the launch forward to offer support to those in the airline, […]