Introducing Jennie Mack and AWSEC
Jennie Mack is the Managing Director of Asia Wine Service and Education Centre (AWSEC®), with head office based in Hong Kong and offices around Asia. She holds a Diploma from the UK’s WSET, for whom she runs HK’s only centre offering courses up to and including Diploma level. She was selected to go on an extensive training programme and series of tests in Bordeaux to make AWSEC an approved centre for courses from the Bordeaux L’Ecole du Vin (Bordeaux Wine School). Jennie is also a French Wine Scholar accredited by French Wine Society to teach the French Wine Scholar program and a Sud de France Certified Instructor to teach Sud de France Master-Level Program.
Jennie is a certified educator to teach A+ Australian Wine School courses, the Official Barossa Master and holds a New Zealand Wine Professional Level 2 Certificate. Jennie is also a Certified Spanish Wine Educator.
Jennie represented various governments at Vinexpo including Languedoc Wine Talk Shows at Sopexa booth, Greek Wine Tour for HEPO, Spanish Masterclasses at Spanish Pavilion, Chateauneuf du Pape and Tavel Masterclass for Ubifrance, Sud de France seminars at Sud de France booth, and Australian Wine Seminars at Wine Australia booth. She was one of the speakers in the Winefuture Hong Kong 2011 featuring international wine personalities like Robert Parker Jr., Jancis Robinson MW, Steven Spurrier, and 40 more from all over the world. This global wine summit was held in Hong Kong in 2011.
Jennie conducts masterclasses at the HKIWSF and HOFEX and she is wine judge at wine and sommelier competitions, participated in the Berlin Tasting and forms tasting panels for publications. Jennie was a guest wine expert on TV and radio programmes. She has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers.
Jennie’s career revolved around training and education, from music to corporate training to etiquette training as she enjoys interacting with people and sharing experience. With her love of food, wine and travel, Jennie has been involved in wine education for 20 years, and as well as private individuals attending our regular classes, Jennie has trained staff of a number of wine producers and distributors, restaurants and hotels all over Asia.
Asia Wine Service & Education Centre (AWSEC)
AWSEC is Asia’s premier provider of wine and spirit education and has been providing wine education to the trade and the public since 1994. AWSEC is the first wine education centre accredited by ISO with 9001:2008 certificate in Hong Kong. AWSEC is also the only WSET Approved Programme Provider in Hong Kong running all courses and examinations including Level 4 Diploma and above.
AWSEC is the first and only educator in Asia wins the “WSET Educator of the Year” award out of 500 providers in 62 countries. Apart from the WSET courses, AWSEC is the exclusive programme provider of the A+ Australian Wine School courses, Barossa Wine School courses, French Wine Scholar qualification and Sud de France Master-Level programme in Hong Kong. AWSEC also provides WSET Level 3 Award in Sake course, Bordeaux Wine School courses, Burgundy Wine School Courses, Sake Sommelier Association courses and organizes corporate and private wine events and tutored tasting workshops. For more information on the course offering, please visit AWSEC’s website www.awsec.com.