Who we are

The Spanish Fine Wines Institute is a non-profit Academic institution grouping premium Spanish winegrowers and public stakeholders. The Wine Institute brings together the resources of 25 winegrowers, projects and affiliated businesses to support academic study and wine culture, international market development, media relations, scientific research, and education programmes that benefit the entire wine industry and consumers internationally. The Spanish Fine Wine Institute also pursues numerous programmes and community alliances that promote sustainable and healthy practices from the soil to the bottle.

PROMOTING ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS

The Spansih Fine Wine Institute helped develop numerous sustainable Winegrowing Practices to promote environmental stewardship and social responsibility in the industry. As for instance the precision viticulture practices to reduce the impact of climate change and adapt successfully to soil, histamine free programs or our commitment to reduce the carbon footprint.

Spanish Fine Wines Institute´s objectives

· Support the academic study of wine and wine culture development
· Lead scientific research in wine industry
· Empower local wine communities and consumers
· Promote the Spanish wine tradition & culture
· Collaborate with UN Agencies such as the UNWTO to promote the Wine Routes of the World program.

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Ceremony of Agreement signing between UNWTO and SFW Institute – ARAEX Foundation

Our services

Short, agile and modern courses with an important experiential and training component that characterises the teaching-learning task at The Spanish Fine Wines Institute orientating its task and contemporary needs. The SFW Institute´s motto is “Taste, learn, experience, travel & enjoy” and involves a wide range of educational opportunitites in different fields which include:

TRAINING & EDUCATION

SPANISH VINIFICATION & CULTURE MASTER CLASSES

WINE CONSULTANCY AND MANAGEMENT

ENOTOURISM & WINE TOURISM