8 class series plus 1-hr exam 

The French Wine Scholar is the official curriculum for French wine as endorsed by Wines of France and the French National Wine Office. It was developed by the French Wine Society to provide current, accurate information on the wines and regions of France.

Intermediate to advanced students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal.  Those who pass the exam also receive a certificate and lapel pin.

The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions regarding all French wine regions. The French Wine Scholar (FWS) credential will be conferred to those individuals who achieve a score of 75 or higher.

The course includes 8 classes (Each class focuses on one of the following regions: Alsace, Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Rhone, South of France — a total of 16 hours of instruction with tutored tastings of 6-8 wines, each class is 2 & 1/2 hours).

In additon to the classes, the course fee includes all of the following:

  • * A 280-page, full-color FWS Study Manual (a $135 value) & FWS exam registration (a $150 value)
  • * Access for 1 full year to the FWS Online Study Program (a $295 value)

Please note that membership in the French Wine Society is not included in this program.  Students interested in becoming members of the French Wine Society should visit www.frenchwinesociety.org.

2014 Dates:  September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 and exam on November 8

Class Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Exam 2:00 pm

Register before August 5 and save $100!

REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE COURSE START DATE, BUT REGISTRANTS AFTER SEPTEMBER 2 WILL NOT RECEIVE THEIR STUDY MANUAL UNTIL THE SECOND CLASS.

  • September 6, 2014
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 202-792-5020

Address:
5207 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite #7, Third Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, 20015, United States