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    Wine Scholar™ programs

    Our Wine Scholar™ study and certification courses offer students of wine the opportunity to specialize in the wines of France, Italy and Spain.

    Available study options:

    Regional Master-Level programs

    The Master-Level programs are wine industry-endorsed wine study programs for trade and advanced students of wine. Candidates can earn Master-Level certificates for accruing expertise in each of the wine regions of France including:

    Wine Scholar Guild Membership

    In addition to its educational programs, Wine Scholar Guild offers a unique membership program including:

    Educational Webinars

    Educational Webinars

    With four live events each month, plus 200 past webinar video recordings available in our library, members have access to top experts and world-class continuing education. Read More
    Online Learning Games

    Online Learning Games

    WSG blank wine maps have been turned into interactive learning games. Master the regions, cities, rivers, mountains and appellations in no time! Read More
    Quizzes with Prizes

    Quizzes with Prizes

    Each quarter, all members in good standing are invited to participate in a multiple-choice quiz and wine acumen and knowledge! Read More
    Pronunciation Exercises

    Pronunciation Exercises

    Want to perfect your “wine French”? Our extensive series of repeat-after-me exercises will help you correctly pronounce important terms and place names like a native! Read More
    Blank Wine Maps

    Blank Wine Maps

    There is nothing like blank maps to help in your wine studies! Download all our French, Italian and Spanish blank wine maps here.  Read More
    Member Discounts & Specials

    Member Discounts & Specials

    Members receive a 10% discount on all study programs, advanced notice and priority booking on Immersion Study Trips along with discounts and specials from wine-related partners. Read More
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    Upcoming Wine Study Tours

    • Alsace

      Jun 07 - Jun 12, 2020


    • Champagne

      Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2020


    • Piedmont

      Sep 13 - Sep 18, 2020


    • Bordeaux

      Oct 04 - Oct 09, 2020


    • Loire

      Oct 11 - Oct 16, 2020


    • Sicily

      Oct 11 - Oct 16, 2020


    • Rhône

      Oct 18 - Oct 23, 2020


    • Bourgogne

      Oct 25 - Oct 30, 2020


    • Languedoc-Roussillon

      Oct 25 - Oct 30, 2020



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    • Corinne Mui joins Wine Scholar Guild as WSG Ambassador for Asia

    • Vine to Wine: A Year of Viti/Vini - January

    • The Great Debate: What is the Future of Appellations? with Andrew Jefford and Robert Joseph

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