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French Wine Scholar Certification Program


8 class series plus 1-hr exam, $999

(Register a month or more before the first class and save $100!)


This 8-class course will be held at Capital Wine School on the following dates: September 16September 23September 30October 7October 14October 21October 28and November 4 with exam on November 18.

guild_logo_smallerThe French Wine Scholar Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.

Developed and administrated by the Wine Scholar Guild 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.

Students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar title and FWS post-nominal.

Our sessions will include more than 24 hours of classroom instruction with tutored tasting taught by approved instructors, plus:

  • The 274-page full-color French Wine Scholar study manual
  • 1-year access to the French Wine Scholar online study program for class prep and review
  • Registration for the French Wine Scholar Exam

A total of over 40 different wines will be tasted over the course of the program.

Please note that membership in the Wine Scholar Guild, formerly known as the French Wine Society, is not included in this program.  Students interested in becoming members of the Wine Scholar Guild should visit www.winescholarguild.org.

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know when this class will be offered again.

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