We are a provider of the internationally recognized Wine and Spirits Education Trust qualifications in Caribbean and Central America and pride ourselves on providing honest, clear advice and education on all things ‘wine’ and ‘spirits’. We teach Wine Enthusiast, Sommeliers, Wine Merchants and any one keen to learn more. We also deliver private and corporate tastings on a range of topics - from Food and Wine Matching and Gin Tasting to Vintage Wine Tastings. 93% of our business customers said offering WSET courses improved employee retention.
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Christian Esser founded and leads WINESCHOOL3, designing and delivering its programs throughout the Caribbean. From an early age, he pursued a future in hospitality, attaining his degree in viticulture and subsequently working in the wine and hospitality industry for over 15 years as a sommelier, educator, and consultant.
Widely respected in his field, he is an Associate of the Institute of Wine and Spirits from London's Wine and Spirits Educational Trust.
A successful and diverse career in hospitality, viticulture and marketing has seen Christian work with a range of restaurants, wineries, and distillers to delight customers, drive sales growth, and improve the establishments' wine cellars and elevate the knowledge of colleagues for lasting improvement. Christian personally enjoys and has in-depth knowledge of Northern Hemisphere wine countries and Pinot Noir.
A natural development of his knowledge led to him attaining qualifications in spirits and becoming a spirits educator, delivering courses on distilling, manufacture, and mixology whilst embracing his personal passion for Sake, Scotch Whiskey, and Cognac; attaining rare specialist educator qualifications in each.
Most recently, and to complement his already diverse portfolio of passions, Christian has indulged one of his food passions and embraced all things cheese and is developing knowledge that will see him add Cheese Educator to his already impressive portfolio of qualifications
Shalico Christian has over 20 years experience in hospitality services in the Cayman Islands and in Canada. He has hosted several classes on teaching hospitality courses to new people in the industry or recurrent training to older employees, which need a little motivation. Combined with his knowledge of wine and wine service, Shalico adds to the school his years of experience. A winner of the Rising Star award in 2008 of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association award,
Shalico has promoted the art of hospitality in every environment.
Victor is a sommelier certified at the Court of Master Sommeliers and he's got the WSET level 3 in wines & 2 in spirits. Victor is our educator for spanish speaking courses. Beside wine & spirits he loves beer & mead and is a certified judge by the BJCP.
Actualmente vivo en los Cabos, pero nací en Cuernavaca, Morelos. Con 10 años en el mundo del vino, principalmente ON TRADE. Mi pasión empezó con la comida, pero los vinos conquistaron mi corazón. Apasionada de ambos, difundir el conocimiento… compartirlo, es indiscutiblemente parte de mi esencia, soy feliz cuando puedo adentrar a este maravilloso universo del vino a los demás. La sencillez, empatía, transparencia y profesionalismo es lo que me caracteriza, y es la forma en la que me gusta que los demás me perciban y me vivan. Mis clientes … son mi prioridad. Feliz de pertenecer a winescool 3, orgullosa de poder compartirles a ustedes todo lo que he aprendido a lo largo de estos años y sumar experiencias.
Sommelier Certificada y en actualización constante, su mayor vocación y su gran pasión a través de los años ha sido la docencia, teniendo en su haber hasta la fecha 14 generaciones de nuevos sommeliers formados para la Asociacion Mexicana de Sommeliers y la Universidad Anahuac Cancún.
Enrique Weber got involved with the wine industry since the age of 18, creating his first wine project in the Guadalupe Valley, named Dodo. Always eager to learn more he is currently studying for the dipWSET. He is motivated to grow Mexico’s wine industry’s potential around the world by partnering with Wineschool3 in the city of Monterrey to bring high quality education to the market.
Nicolas Ratkovich has two professional profiles, Ph.D. in chemical engineering and a sommelier, that structured him as a person with knowledge and skills in the wine and spirits’ sector. He is a sommelier from the Gato Dumas Institute (Colombia); In addition, he did level 3 in spirits and level 2 in wines from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the General Certificate in Distillation (GCD) from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) in the UK and the Bartender Certificate of the International Bartenders Association (IBA). In addition, he completed a diploma in rum and spirits from the Andres Bello Catholic University (UCAB) in Venezuela and a course in Cachaça production from the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA) in Brazil.