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William Chris Announces Additional Dates for William Chris Wine School


The popular WSET and Texas Wine Ambassador Certification Classes now have additional dates throughout the fall 

August 21st – William Chris Wine Company (WCWC) is excited to announce the addition of more classes to their new William Chris Wine School that launched in April 2023. The school, which is a provider for WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) and Texas Wine Ambassador Certification courses, will have new course dates in the fall for three different wine certification courses. 

William Chris Wine School is dedicated to growing the Texas wine industry by inspiring and educating connoisseurs and professionals alike. Depending on the level, students will learn about the decisions that go into winemaking and working a vineyard, principal grape varieties of the world and their characteristics, select regional styles of wine and more. The Texas Wine Ambassador Certification course is exclusively offered through William Chris and takes attendees through the basics of what it takes to make grapes and vineyards successful in Texas. In attending the courses, students are also provided lunch for the full-day classes, additional experiences and lodging options in the area, and member discounts on Wine School offerings. 

For more information on the William Chris Wine School and to register for upcoming classes, please visit

http://www.williamchriswines.com/wine-education. For direct inquiries regarding WSET courses, email education@williamchriswines.com. Distance learning is not currently offered. 

WHEN: Texas Wine Ambassador Certification — 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

  • Monday, Sep. 18, 2023
  • Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023
  • Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023
  • Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m 

  • Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023
  • Monday, Oct. 30, 2023
  • Monday, Nov. 6, 2023

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Fall Cohort — 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 (5 to 8 p.m. virtual)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023

WHERE: William Chris Wine School (235 Miracle Mile, Unit J3, Stonewall, TX 78671)

About William Chris Wine Company

William Chris Wine Company (WCWC) was founded in October 2020 by William Chris Vineyards’ Chris Brundrett and Lost Draw’s Andrew Sides. After many years of working closely together as partners in various projects and peers in Texas winemaking, Andrew and Chris merged their businesses and teams to create William Chris Wine Company. Their shared vision of elevating the Texas wine industry and cultivating a place where future leaders in the industry can develop and grow their careers has been a driving force behind their mission. William Chris Wine Company is vineyard-driven, taking a farming-first approach to our process, which produces higher-quality wine that uplifts the Texas wine industry. WCWC is the parent company of the William Chris Vineyards (est. 2008), Lost Draw (est. 2012), Skeleton Key (est. 2015), Grower Project (est. 2015) and Uplift (est. 2022) brands, and it is the leading producer of Texas-grown wines. In 2022 and 2023, William Chris Vineyards was named as a top 100 vineyard by World’s Best Vineyards. They were also awarded the 2022 Texas Monthly Vinters Cup Award for the 2021 Picpoul Blanc, Lost Draw, R.H. Drexel’s Top 50 Wines Of 2022 for William Chris Wanderer Series, Relief Project III, and awarded 92 points from Decanter for 2020 Roussanne, La Pradera Vineyards, among many other distinguished awards. For more information, please visit williamchriswines.com.



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