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French Wine Scholar

An in depth and comprehensive course on French wines and wine regions

The French Wine Scholar® program sets the industry standard as the most in-depth and comprehensive certification program devoted entirely to the wines of France. 

Tailored for dedicated wine aficionados and industry professionals, the FWS is your passport to understanding the nuanced appellations, viticultural marvels, art of winemaking, historic landmarks and rich traditions that make French wine a global benchmark.​

Who is the French Wine Scholar® program for?

  • Passionate wine enthusiasts and aficionados, students of wine, avid travelers and life-long learners craving deeper knowledge and expertise of French wine styles and regions.​
  • Aspiring sommeliers seeking a leg up and competitive advantage in the industry.
  • Professionals in the hospitality sector aiming to elevate their expertise.

​Completion of the program doesn’t just reward you with a certificate; it confers upon you the sought-after FWS post-nominal initials, symbolizing advanced-level proficiency and industry-wide respect.​

With the French Wine Scholar program, you're not just learning; you're enriching your understanding and appreciation of French wine.​

What's Included:

From a comprehensive study manual to interactive online modules, expert instruction and an engaging student community, every element is meticulously curated to foster a profound understanding and appreciation of French wine culture.

  • 9 x 2 hour immersive classes with expert tuition and tutored tastings
  • 330 page FWS study manual
  • Access to the FWS online study modules & review quizzes 
  • Student community
  • 100 question multiple-choice exam covering all of the wine regions of France
  • French Wine Scholar certificate and lapel pin. Add this reputed credential to your LinkedIn profile and résumé or CV.

Capstone California Wine Course Level 1 

Regions covered: Alsace, Champagne, Bourgogne, Beaujolais, Jura, Savoie, Loire, Bordeaux, Southwest, Languedoc, Roussillon, Rhône, Provence, Corsica

Plus: A Foundation Unit covering: French wine law, grape varieties, viticulture, viniculture and a discussion of Old World vs. New World wine styles

"Having the chance to learn about the history, geology, geography, grapes, viticulture of a region in a self-study format was exactly what I was looking for. I think that after completing the FWS program I feel confident in my understanding of French Wines and talking about them with other wine enthusiasts."

Capstone California Wine Course Level 1 

 

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