SA-based Cathy Marston wins WSET Educator of the Year 2014

January 27, 2015
by Christian Eedes
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Cathy Marston.

Cathy Marston.

Cathy Marston, owner of the Cape Town-based International Wine Education Centre (IWEC) has been named Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s Educator of the Year 2014. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest wine education provider in the world, operating in 62 countries via a network of more than 600 approved education programme providers.

The IWEC was the first WSET-approved programme provider in Africa and offers WSET Levels 1 to 3 in wines and spirits as well as two levels of stand-alone spirits courses. Courses are taught by Marston and a team of qualified lecturers including SA’s two resident Masters of Wine. The IWEC was established in 2012 and offers the only internationally-recognised wine courses available in Southern Africa.

The award was announced last night at the WSET Awards and Graduation Ceremony which was held at the Guildhall in London.

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  1. Ian HarrisJanuary 28, 2015 at 8:14 pmReply

    Hi Cathy
    It was a pleasure to announce your name on Monday!
    Cheers, Ian (Harris) – WSET

  2. Pieter de WaalJanuary 27, 2015 at 7:56 pmReply

    Well done Cathy – great to see your hard work in wine education justly rewarded.

  3. PeterJanuary 27, 2015 at 2:13 pmReply

    Cathy – many congratulations! And I bet it’s easier than running a runny Nose! Enjoy the glory!!

  4. KwispedoorJanuary 27, 2015 at 10:34 amReply

    Nice one – congratulations, Cathy!

  5. Jacques SteynJanuary 27, 2015 at 10:18 amReply


  6. Hennie @ BatonageJanuary 27, 2015 at 8:48 amReply

    Fantastic news and very well deserved.

  7. JoeJanuary 27, 2015 at 6:39 amReply

    Well deserved!

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