WSG Monthly Bulletin - April 2016

French Wine Society
- WSG Bulletin - April 2016

 

Bonjour Visitor,

 

Lots of important updates and news this month:

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR: REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 1ST!!!

 

Long awaited, registration for our Italian Wine Scholar study & certification program (Unit 1) will open May 1st!

 

It will be available in two study options:

  • Distance-Learning, including a state-of-the-art E-learning program!
  • Classroom-Learning at over 25 wine schools around the world!

Stay tuned!

 

GET UP-TO-SPEED ON ITALY WITH ALFONSO CEVOLA!

After an inspiring webinar last month with Paul Wagner on the History of Italy in 12 Glasses of Wine... we continue our series of foundation member webinars on Italy!

 

This month, we welcome Alfonso Cevola, Corporate Director for Italian Wines for Glazer's and author of the excellent blog "On the Wine Trail in Italy" (www.alfonsocevola.com)

 

This webinar is for members only!

 

Not a member yet? Register today!

 

FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR SPRING SESSIONS AROUND THE GLOBE

 

Upcoming French Wine Scholar sessions are currently scheduled at approved program providers around the world: United States, Canada, South America, Asia, Europe and Australia.

 

NEW LOCATIONS:

 

Our program provider network is growing with new partner schools in: Denver CO, Charlotte NC, Norfolk MA, Miami FL (USA), Sussex (UK), Bordeaux (France), Shenzhen (China), South Australia, Seoul (South Korea).

 

Coming soon: Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Greece, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Taiwan, Tasmania (Australia) and more!

 

Study Trips: FALL 2016 TRIPS ANNOUNCED! FEW SEATS OPENED FOR SPRING!

JUNE 2016:

 

 



PROVENCE

June 5-June 10, 2016
Instructor:

Elizabeth Gabay, MW, Provence resident & expert

 

5 SEATS LEFT

Sign up now



RHÔNE VALLEY

June 12-17, 2016
Instructor:

Christophe Tassan, Rhône native & award-winning sommelier

 

SOLD OUT

 



CHAMPAGNE

Jun. 28-Jul. 2, 2016
Instructor:

Essi Avellan, Master of Wine, Champagne specialist

 

2 SEATS JUST OPENED!


Sign up now

FALL 2016:

 

 



SOUTHWEST FRANCE

Oct. 16-21, 2016 new
Instructor:

Andrew Jefford, award-winning journalist


Sign up now

 

BOURGOGNE & BEAUJOLAIS
Oct. 23-28, 2016 new
Instructor:

Andrew Jefford, award-winning journalist


Sign up now


 

CHAMPAGNE
Nov. 2-6, 2016 new
Instructor:

Essi Avellan, Master of Wine, Champagne specialist


Sign up now

 

RHÔNE & PROVENCE MASTER-LEVEL PROGRAMS JUST LAUNCHED: CATCH UP!

Our 2016, fully-updated Rhône Master-Level program and Provence Master-Level program have just launched earlier this month. You can still catch up the few webinars that have just taken place and get registered to attend the upcoming webinars taking place over the next weeks!

 

 

 

-
. BRAVO TO OUR 2015 TOP EXAM SCORERS! .

The Wine Scholar Guild is excited to announce the list of 2015 top exam scorers from around the world! Bravo!

 

French Wine Scholar Program:
1. Lee In Soon, FWS (Seoul, Korea) - Score: 100%

2. Shaun Grant Sidwall, FWS (Manitoba, Canada)- Score: 99%
2. Mike Lasky, FWS (Wisconsin, USA)- Score: 99%


Bordeaux Master-Level Program:
1. David March (South Africa) - Score 98%
2. Benjamin Broidy, FWS (California, USA) - Score 97%


Bourgogne Master-Level Program:


1. Mark Shipway, FWS (British Columbia, Canada) - Score 99%


Champagne Master-Level Program:
1. Kirra Barnes, FWS (Pennsylvania, USA) - Score 98%
1. Erika Frey, FWS (Massachusetts, USA)- Score 98%

Sud de France Master-Level Program:
1. Soo Jin Hwang (France) - Score 100%


Provence Master-Level Program
1. Christopher Ruhland, FWS (California, USA) - Score 97%

 

Meet our 2015 Top Exam Scorers!

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Upcoming Member Webinars

In additon to Italian Wine – Uno Zero Uno (101) with Alfonso Cevola, we have the following webinars scheduled for Guild members:

 

Wine & War with Don & Petie Kladstrup
Wed. May. 18

 

Red Grapes of Spain with Lucas Payà
Wed. May. 25

 

The Swiss Vineyard with Gildas L'Hostis
Wed. Jun. 8
On-premise Upselling with Lisa Airey
Wed. Jun. 29

 

Not a member yet? Join today!

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