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The first Italian academy of wine and other spirits in Russia

The first Italian wine concept in Russia. With us you will feel like in Italy. With our courses and events, you will not only learn to understand Italian wine, but also experience unforgettable emotions.

You can also become a professional sommelier, officially recognized in Russia and Italy. Our teachers - top-class experts will help you with this.

Wine should not be drunk, it should be enjoyed.
This is not just a drink, it is a whole philosophy, and we will prove it to you.

The idea of creating the first Italian wine concept in Russia originated from Nicholas Giuliano, a sommelier from Rome.


His passion for wine and desire to promote the art of wine led to the creation of the Italian Wine Academy in Russia, in order to give Russian wine connoisseurs the fullest possible understanding of Italian wine from an Italian point of view.

All course instructors and hosts of events have undergone serious training according to the author's methodology of high-class sommeliers.

The idea of creating the first Italian wine concept in Russia originated from Nicholas Giuliano, a sommelier from Rome.


His passion for wine and desire to promote the art of wine led to the creation of the Italian Wine Academy in Russia, in order to give Russian wine connoisseurs the fullest possible understanding of Italian wine from an Italian point of view.

All course instructors and hosts of events have undergone serious training according to the author's methodology of high-class sommeliers.

The first Italian wine concept in Russia that will help you experience yourself in Italy through your taste buds.
Italian teachers, Italian wine and Italian atmosphere are guaranteed.

Author's lectures compiled by highly qualified Italian sommeliers

Best Russian and Italian speaking teachers


Three groups depending on the desired result


Opportunity to become a professional sommelier after passing the exam

Acquisition of not only valuable theoretical knowledge, but also an unforgettable practical experience


Our specialty is the ability to taste wines online from anywhere in Russia and neighboring countries.

Specially designed programs for each specific case

Acquaintance with the wines of different regions of Italy, which will help you immerse yourself in the magical Italian atmosphere

Ideal for team building, as well as for new meetings of interest

The combination of pleasant and useful: fun and new knowledge

Development of creative thinking and the ability to see non-standard solutions through the art of wine

A fascinating journey to Italy

The opportunity to see live vineyards and wine storage areas and taste exclusive wines that you will never find on store shelves

Visiting the most picturesque places of Tuscany and Piedmont - the main wine regions of Italy


Acquaintance with traditional regional dishes - Florentine steak and risotto with Barolo wine


Full immersion in the winemaking environment

Nicholas Giuliano

founder of the IWSA Academy, expert - second level sommelier of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Dmitry Kopin

professor of the IWSA Academy, expert - second level sommelier of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Svetlana Velikanova

Maurizio Stefanoni

study coordinator, expert sommelier of the Italian Sommelier Association (AIS)

teacher, wine blogger, student of the Academy of Italian Wines Vinitaly

Nicholas Giuliano

Svetlana Velikanova

Dmitry Kopin

professor of the IWSA Academy, expert - second level sommelier of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Maurizio Stefanoni

study coordinator, expert sommelier of the Italian Sommelier Association (AIS)

founder of the IWSA Academy, expert - second level sommelier of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

teacher at ISASA Academyy, expert sommelier at the third level at Vinine & Spirit Education Trust (set set), student at the Accademia degli ambasciatori del vino italiano Vinital Vin

Yana Zvereva

I istruttoresa Academy istruttore instructor, third level expert sommelier W

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