French Wine Scholar Programs in California

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone

French Wine Scholar Programs in California – dates and times vary by location.

Bonjour !

The program providers are offering the Wine Scholar Guild’s French Wine Scholar program in California. This wine course is designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization program on French wine bar none.

It was created by Lisa M. Airey, FWS, CWE, director of Education for the Wine Scholar Guild with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture. Since the program launched in 2009, numerous wine professionals have endorsed it, highlighting the quality of the program in their statements. (see below)

The French Wine Scholar program is currently scheduled in the following locations:

SAN FRANCISCO, CA wtih SF Wine School – Learn more

NAPA, CA with Napa Valley Wine Academy – Learn more

  • Dates: Course takes place over 4 days, November 2 to 5, 2017
  • Exam date: Sunday November 5th, 2017
  • Location: Napa Valley Wine Academy Education Center, 2501 Oak Street, Napa, CA 94559
  • Instructed by: Christian Oggenfuss D.W.S., F.W.S., AIWS
  • Click here to learn more and register

COSTA MESA, CA with Neptune School of Wine – Learn more

SAN DIEGO, CA with Wine Smarties – Learn more

These sessions will include:

  • Classroom instruction with tutored tastings
  • 274-page, full-color FWS study manual ($135 value)
  • Access to FWS Online Study Program for class prep and review (a $295 value)
  • FWS exam registration ($250 value)
  • FWS credential, certificate, and label pin upon passing the exam

Alternately, the FWS program can be followed online via instructor-led or independent study formats

Testimonials from members of the global wine community: 

“The French Wine Scholar is a very serious wine program but fun and very enjoyable to follow. The teaching is superb and the quality of the material brilliant”

Gerard Basset, Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, Best Sommelier in the World 2010

“The French Wine Scholar is the benchmark certified education program for the wines of France”

Mark Shipway DipWSET, FWS, Certfied Sommelier

“The FWS gave the perfect structure to help me finish my WSET Diploma”

Gregory Crommen, WSET Diploma

Keep your wine education in motion…and join thousands of wine students around the world who wear the French Wine Scholar pin with pride.

Wine Scholar Guild
Tel: 202-640-5466
Fax: 202-449-8331

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