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Master-Level Online Programs for Sommeliers

Master-Level Online Programs for Sommeliers

BECOME A RECOGNIZED SPECIALIST IN THE FRENCH WINE REGION(S) OF YOUR CHOICE!

The Wine Scholar Guild's 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: 

Provence Champagne Bordeaux Rhône Alsace Bourgogne

The Master-Level Online programs include:

  • A comprehensive study manual for the region being studied
  • A comprehensive series of live and/or recorded webinars with Masters of Wine, journalists and iconic producers
  • Instructor support and assistance 

Plus: 

  • The online exam
  • Online quizzes and learning games for self-evaluation
  • Pronunciation exercises
  • Downloadable maps
  • A list of recommended wines to sample on your own or in a tasting group organized by students enrolled in the online program

Master-Level programs start at $295

Provence Champagne Bordeaux Rhône Alsace Bourgogne

"The Master-level programs provide structure and a clear outline for me to start mastering the regions of France, which is indispensable when pursuing a self-study oriented certification such as the Master Sommelier diploma from the Court of Master Sommeliers." Ezra Wicks, Manager/Wine Director, Osteria La Spiga


3 reasons for sommeliers to sign up for the  programs: 

1. To help you build award-winning lists that won’t break the bank.

2. To become a master at pairing wines with food.

3. To become a trend-setter by staying ahead of mainstream wine culture.

Free webinars excerpts pulled from the Master-Level programs:


STUDY UNDER ICONIC PRODUCERS, MASTER SOMMELIERS, MASTERS OF WINE AND MASTERFUL INSTRUCTORS...

    • Masters of Wine including: Elizabeth Gabay MW, Rosemary George MW, Jay Youmans MW, Debra Meiburg MW, Roger Bohmrich MW, Fiona Morrison MW, Charles Curtis MW, Matthew Stubbs MW, Essi Avellan MW, Stephen Charters MW;
    • Master Sommeliers including: Eric Hemer MS, MW, Geoff Kruth MS;
    • Iconic producers including: Olivier Humbrecht MW, Paul Amsellem, Louis Barruol
    • Highly regarded industry professionals and journalists including: Thierry Meyer, Andrew Jefford, Allen Meadows, Peter Liem, Don Kinnan
Olivier Humbrecht MW Andrew Jefford Eric Hemer MW, MS
Lisa Granik MW 

Charles Curtis MW

Essi Avellan MW Peter Liem Allen Meadows

 

"The Master-Level program helped me build a better wine program for multiple reasons; the webinars were full of top presenters, current market sales and customer purchasing trends, great exposure to multiple producers new to me, and really gave me the confidence to take some fun & exciting off the beaten path Champagnes for my list." Bridget Cheslock, Wine Director, Wines at the Park