About Us

In 2013, Vancouver Wine School was authorized by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust(WSET) to provide Wine Education and consulting services in Both Chinese and English. It is the first WSET authorized institution in Canada that specializes in teaching, teaching materials and exams in Chinese.

Vancouver Wine School's service scope covers Canada, China and other Asian regions. The scope of service includes: offering professional wine certificate courses, customized in-depth tour of world famous wineries, undertaking corporate and private wine tasting activities and dinner parties, providing wine export consulting services, restaurant wine list suggestions, restaurant and enterprise staff training courses, and personal wine cellar collection suggestions.

Founder Tom Cao is familiar with Chinese and Western culture, proficient in Both Chinese and English, received professional training of WSET wine and spirits education in the UK, has a high degree of enthusiasm for wine, is committed to providing customers with high quality wine education and consulting services!

Our Instructor

Tom Cao

Founder Mr. Tom Shu Ping Cao is a well-known wine personality in Vancouver with Level 3 certification, currently studying Level 4 certification (diploma program). With years of experience in China and Canada, Cao is familiar with Asian and Western culture.

Shelly Lee 
WSET Level 4 Diploma Graduate (2013)
WSET Certified Educator
French Wine Scholar Certificate
Masters Degree in Advertising, Michigan State University, United States
Bilingual (English/Mandarin)
Delphine Wang

Delphine began her journey in wine a decade ago when she studied in France. She was passionate about wines after attending some wine tasting events. Later on she signed up for WSET courses and received her WSET Diploma in 2020.

Diana Yang

Diana joined our team of educator at Vancouver Wine School as an alumni in the program. She holds a Master degree in Education and the Advanced Certificates in Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Her journey in wine begins with a visit to Germany with friends which has fostered her lifelong interest in Riesling.

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