Qualified Success

A picture of a row of people on top, half of them are in a lower level, working and helping each other. The other part of the group is on the top of the hill, celebrating.

WSET? MW? MBA? What are the pros and cons of the main educational programs? Which qualification is most valuable for anyone looking for a job?


  • Ian Harris, head of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust,
  • Damien Wilson of Sonoma State University, and
  • Adrian Garforth, chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine.
Portrait of Polly Hammond

Polly Hammond

Polly Hammond is the Founder and CEO of 5forests, which means every buck stops with her. As the public face of 5forests, she splits her time between Barcelona, Auckland, and California, consulting, writing, and speaking about the trends that impact today’s lifestyle businesses.