FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR

$945.00$960.00

Become a French Wine Master!

The French Wine Scholar™ education program is the most advanced, comprehensive, and up-to-date French wine course available.

Developed and administrated by the Wine Scholar Guild (former the French Wine Society) with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, this specialization program is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.

Our 3 full day in-classroom sessions are composed of:

  • Day 1, Feb 25: Introduction to FWS, Alsace & Wines Laws, Champagne & Grape Varieties, Bourgogne
  • Day 2, Feb 26: Beaujolais, Jura & Savoie, Loire & Viticulture, Bordeaux
  • Day 3, Feb 27: Rhone & Viniculture, Provence & Languedoc, Roussillon, Southwest and Corsica & Review
  • Exam Day on Feb 27th @ 5:00pm

In order to bring each region to life, you will also taste more than 30 wines over the course of the program. 

To complement the in-classroom experience, there are:

  • A 274-page full-color French Wine Scholar study manual
  • A one full year access to the French Wine Scholar study program for class preparation.
  • 20 multimedia E-learning modules with full audio narration
  • A comprehensive series of webinars on regional wine styles with a suggested wine list
  • Review quizzes for self-evaluation, instructor Q&A forum for personal assistance and downloadable maps


Educator:
Brianna Burns, WSET® Dip / 2019 Certified French Wine Scholar Instructor

RALEIGH, NC February 25-27, 2022 (3 Days)

Price $945

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Description

Become a French Wine Master!

The French Wine Scholar™ education program is the most advanced, comprehensive, and up-to-date French wine course available.

Developed and administrated by the Wine Scholar Guild (former the French Wine Society) with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, this specialization program is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.

Our 3 full day in-classroom sessions are composed of:

  • Day 1, Feb 25: Introduction to FWS, Alsace & Wines Laws, Champagne & Grape Varieties, Bourgogne
  • Day 2, Feb 26: Beaujolais, Jura & Savoie, Loire & Viticulture, Bordeaux
  • Day 3, Feb 27: Rhone & Viniculture, Provence & Languedoc, Roussillon, Southwest and Corsica & Review
  • Exam Day on Feb 27th @ 5:00pm

In order to bring each region to life, you will also taste more than 30 wines over the course of the program. 

To complement the in-classroom experience, there are:

  • A 274-page full-color French Wine Scholar study manual
  • A one full year access to the French Wine Scholar study program for class preparation.
  • 20 multimedia E-learning modules with full audio narration
  • A comprehensive series of webinars on regional wine styles with a suggested wine list
  • Review quizzes for self-evaluation, instructor Q&A forum for personal assistance and downloadable maps

Program Details

Date: February 25-27, 2022 (3 Days)
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
End time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: The Loading Dock – (Free parking available but Uber/Lyft is recommended)
Directions: 1053 E Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604
Email: orders@vitishouse.com

Who is this program for?

The French Wine Scholar Program covers French wine law, grape varieties, viticulture, winemaking and all of the French wine regions. This core body of knowledge is important whether you sell wine, buy wine or teach about wine.

The FWS program allows wine enthusiast and professionals to set themselves apart from their peers by specializing in the wines of France.

It is a great resource and supplement for students of wine moving toward advanced general wine study programs such as WSET® Diploma, Master of Wine program, Court of Master Sommeliers’ Advanced Sommelier (and up) or Certified Wine Educator.

Why become a French Wine Master?

By studying French wine, the student gains a deeper appreciation for the grape and its travels and a reference point for Old World/New World comparisons.

Course Structure

You will need to attend to 3 classes: Feb 25,26 & 27. 

Test will be scheduled at Vitis House on Feb 27th.

For detailed information on this program please download the oficial FWG Brochure.

Entry Requirements

While we don’t requiere a pre-requisite, we recommend that students successfully complete at least the WSET® Level 1 course (or similar), before entering the FWS program. There are no other requirements for this qualification, but the student must be of legal drinking age in order to participate in the classroom wine tasting. More than 30 wines are tasted during the course.

For all in-classroom qualifications, we provide students with RIEDEL glasses (wine) and ISO glasses (spirits) to use during class.

Certification

The French Wine Scholar (FWS) credential will be conferred to those individuals who achieve a score of 75 or higher on a 100-question multiple-choice test. Candidates scoring 85-90 pass with Honors. Candidates scoring 91-100 pass with Highest Honors. Students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal.

For detailed information on this program please download the oficial FWG Brochure.

Exams date will be scheduled at Vitis House. Due to Covid-19, please note that courses and exam dates are subject to change.

WSGTM Students Cancellations/Refunds

WSG Students will receive a full refund 30 days before the day of the course. We will charge $99 processing fee.

Making changes to your reservation within 21 days of the start day of the course will result in a fee of 25% of the cost of the course.

Students have no refunds 14 days before the day of the course or after a program has begun. If you need to be transferred to a future program, you must submit a request 14 days prior the course and a 25% of the cost of the course will be charged.

For cancellations please send us an email to orders@vitishouse.com

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