AWSEC - Courses - Wines of Chile Academy - Know the Rising Star of New World Wine
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT, click to see the details
Dear AWSEC students,
Please be informed that the AWSEC office and reception will be closed for renovation from July 1st to August 10th.

During this period our classes and classrooms will operate as normal and some temporary arrangements have been made to minimise disruption, as per the following :
- A temporary reception desk where you can enrol, make payments, and make enquiries is available on Room 1501, Riesling (Mon to Fri 10:00 – 17:00) or Room 1609, 16th Floor (Mon to Fri 17:00 – 21:00, Sat & Sun 10:00-18:00)
- The AWSEC hotline will remain unchanged at 2837-9100.
- Client Services staff will be on duty as normal, but will be stationed on 16th Floor. You will be able to contact them for assistance by calling 2837-9100.

Following services will be suspended:
- Certificate pick-up service
- Aroma kit purchase
- Textbook collection before courses start (Your textbook will be distributed on the first session)
- Library service
- Zoom service

Please do not hesitate to call us with any queries or concerns you may have. Thank you in advance for your help and understanding.

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Wines of Chile Academy is exclusively offered in Hong Kong by AWSEC!


The Wines of Chile Academy is a three-tiered certificate programme developed by Wines of Chile, ProChile, and AWSEC with the goal to enhance student understanding of viticulture, winemaking, and culture in the world’s 4th largest exporter of wines, Chile.


Designed with professionals and enthusiasts in mind, this unique programme allows you to appreciate the spirit of Chilean wines from northern Limari and central Colchagua, all the way to southern Bio-Bio. Having prior tasting experience is helpful for your enjoyment, but our 3-level programme enables you to increase your knowledge of Chilean wines (and wines in general) as you progress through each level.


Official Wines of Chile Educators will teach Level 1 (Ambassador) and Level 2 (Specialist) in a classroom setting with relevant tastings showcasing Chilean wines. Level 3 (Maestro) offers a unique, week-long immersion experience in Chile, where vineyard visits, winemaker meetings, and local hospitality will enthral your senses.

Course Gallery:

3 hour introductory class on Chile with a tasting of 6 wines. Introduce Chile's main varieties and unique classification syste. The official Wines of Chile Ambassador certificate will be issued upon passing the exam.

6 hour, in-depth discovery of the regions sub-regions, with a tasting of 12 wines, exam, Wines of Chile Academy Specialist certificate. Offered in English, Mandarin, or Cantonese.

Run once per year. A week-long immersion trip to Chile with 10 winery visits led by a Wines of Chile Educator, exam, Wines of Chile Academy – Maestro certificate.