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Two scholarships awarded at WSET Awards

24 January 2017

Two scholarships awarded at WSET Awards

Congratulations to Mary Wright and Cecilia Gibbons who were the recipients of scholarships at the WSET's annual Awards & Graduation.

Mary, who works in our Shipping team, was awarded The Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino Scholarship as an outstanding candidate of the Level 3 Award in Wines & Spirits. The scholarship comprises a one year's Honorary Membership of the Gran Orden de Caballeros and a study trip to Spain, as a guest of the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino in association with Wines from Spain.

Cecilia, who is undertaking her second year of the two-year Liberty Wines Apprentice programme, was awarded The Freixenet Scholarship for her outstanding results in the Unit 3 (Light wines of the world) examination of the Level 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits. The scholarship comprises a study visit to several Spanish wine regions as a guest of Freixenet UK and the Ferrer Family Wineries.

Now in its 10th year, the annual WSET Awards & Graduation ceremony recognises the achievements of outstanding WSET candidates from across the world, at Levels 2 and above, for the past academic year. For more information please visit the WSET website.

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