International Wine Society
The CMAA International Wine Society was founded in 1988 by a small group of club managers to meet a growing need among CMAA members – to learn more about wine and appreciate it as a true gift of nature. more...
Friends of the Wine Society DirectoryThe Friends of the Wine Society Directory is intended to recognize those in the wine industry who have been supporters of the IWS on either a local (i.e., involvement with a chapter or individual club) or national level (i.e., participation at IWS events during CMAA's World Conference). Members are encouraged to turn to them for individual club programs, as well as for local and regional wine education within the chapters.
BMI Wine & Food Experience
This five-day BMI course takes place at one of the most renowned culinary locations in the world, the Culinary Institute of America's Greystone campus in Napa Valley, CA. more...
This online program is customized specifically for the club industry. Designed to deliver essential wine education to club staff, this four-lesson program is interactive and includes audio clips, activities and quizzes. A free trial is available. more… Chilean Wine Workshop
Join the CMAA International Wine Society from Sunday, October 20 thru Saturday, October 26, 2013, as you travel south from Santiago to what is now Chile's famed wine region. Chile surprised the wine industry by going from producing mediocre wines in the 1940s-1990s, to putting out an excellent product that stands up well to all other New World wines as well as to French wines and wines from
other more established wine makers, in just the last ten years or so. Registration
Regional Wine Education WorkshopsJoin the CMAA International Wine Society for one of the three regional wine education workshops that will be sponsored in 2013. Lead educator, Pat Dodd from Gallo Wine Estates, will be on hand to enlighten members on such topics as new world vs. old world styles; table service, winegrowing and consumer trends; wine and food pairing basics; and private club best practices. We have covered the most populated regions in the country making this education as accessible and cost-effective as possible. more...