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Italian Wine Scholar Unit 2

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The Italian Wine Scholar™ education program is an Italian wine course designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization study program on Italian wine bar none! It was created by native Italian, Maurizio Broggi, DWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia.

The Italian Wine Scholar™ study program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program. Like the French Wine Scholar program, the Italian Wine Scholar study and certification program also confers a post-nominal to wine professionals and enthusiasts who successfully pass the certification exams (Ex: John Smith, IWS).

The Italian Wine Scholar course is composed of two separate units:

  • Unit 1: The Wines of Northern Italy
  • Unit 2: The Wines of Central & Southern Italy
  • There will be two separate study manuals and two separate exams. The Italian Wine Scholar™ credential/pin is based on the final composite score (Unit 1&2).

This format makes it much easier to retain information and to pass the exam. Students register for each unit separately. You can sit the units in any order you wish.

Italian Wine Scholar Unit 2 course (Southern Italy) - Brighton

Course Dates (All Monday Evenings):

  • 16th Jan: Toscana Part 1
  • 23rd Jan: Toscana Part 1
  • 30th Jan: Marche and Abruzzo
  • 6th Feb: Umbria, Lazio and Molise
  • 13th Feb: Campania
  • 20th Feb: Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria
  • 27th Feb: Sardegna
  • 6th Mar: Sicilia
  • 13th Mar: Exam (100 multiple choice, 1 hour exam at 7pm)


The Unit 2 fee includes:

  • A comprehensive study manual which also serves as reference book
  • Learning objectives for each region
  • Interactive online study modules for each region (link)
  • Online quizzes and learning games for self-evaluation
  • Pronunciation exercises
  • Access to live and recorded review webinars 
  • Professional tuition by Wine Scholar Guild certified tutor
  • 4-5 well chosen wines to taste at each classroom session
  • Examination fees
  • Internationally-recognised qualification certificate and pin for those who pass.

Course tutor: Jonny Gibson (Sussex Wine School Head Tutor)

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Flexible payment options are available on request. Please get in touch to discuss. Please note full payment is required before the course start date.

How to get there

Hotel du Vin Brighton
2 Ship Street
BN1 2AD

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