WSG Monthly Bulletin - January 2018

French Wine Society
- WSG Bulletin - January 2018

 

Bonjour Visitor,

 

Your Wine Scholar Guild monthly bulletin with lots of updates and news:

2017 Instructors & Program providers of the year awards

The Wine Scholar Guild is pleased to annonced the winners of its Instructor and Program Provider of the Year Awards:

Meet and learn more about Wine Scholar Guild's top instructors and program providers.

 

NEW: IWS unit 1 | 14-week, instrctor-led online program

 

This new distance-learning study format provides the convenience and flexibility of an online study program coupled with:

  • Live, interactive review webinars
  • A weekly schedule of activities to stay on track and progress faster toward certification
  • Instructor access and support trhoughout

This live and online classroom format for Italian Wine Scholar Unit 1 starts February 27th.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Note: Unit 2 will be offered in this format in the fall of 2018.

 

FRENCH & Italian WINE SCHOLAR SESSIONS AROUND THE GLOBE

 

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

 

Check out the worldwide calendar for both programs to find a session near you:

Both programs can also be followed in distance-learning format

Our Spanish Wine Scholar™ study & certification program will launch in the fall of 2018.

 

2018 Study Trips: seats ARE SELLING OUT FAST!



CHAMPAGNE **SOLD OUT**

May 22-26, 2018
Instructor: Essi Avellan MW, Champagne expert & Editor of FINE Champagne magazine

 

 

 

 

TUSCANY - Only 6 seats left!
May 27- Jun. 01, 2018
Instructor: Jane Hunt MW, Master of Wine specialized in Italian wines Italian


Sign up now

 

RHONE - Only  8 seats left!
June 17-22, 2018
Instructor: Christophe Tassan MOF, Rhône native, award-winning sommelier


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LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON
Oct. 14-19, 2018

Instructor: Andrew Jefford, Languedoc resident & award-Winning wine journalist for Decanter Magazine


Sign up now


 

BORDEAUX - only  3 seats left!
Oct. 21-26, 2018

Instructor: Gerard Basset MW, MS, Best Sommelier in The World, 2010 & Honorary President of the WSET


Sign up now

BOURGOGNE **SOLD OUT**

June 3-8, 2018
Instructor: Andrew Jefford, Award-Winning wine journalist for Decanter Magazine

 

BOURGOGNE **SOLD OUT**

June 10-15, 2018
Instructor: Andrew Jefford, Award-Winning wine journalist for Decanter Magazine

 

PIEDMONT **SOLD OUT**
June. 3-8, 2018
Instructor: Kerin O'Keefe, Italian Wine Editor for Wine Enthusiast Magazine

 

Languedoc-Roussillon, and Rhône won't be repeated until at least 2020.  Don't miss this unique opportunity to travel with like-minded, committed students of wine and share with us an unforgettable educational, epicurean and enlightening experience! Reserve your seat today!

 

uPCOMING MEMBER WEBINARS

Our member webinar schedule for this fall and winter has been released!

Don't miss our upcoming member webinars and get full access to 100+ past webinar recordings!

 

Wine education is an ongoing journey. Keep yours in motion. Become a member today!

 

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. PODCAST: JEFFORD ON LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON .

Decanter Magazine’s Andrew Jefford describes the diversity of the Languedoc-Roussillon region’s appellations, geography, and wine styles.

 

Andrew is a Montpellier local, a webinar presenter for the guild, and an immersion trip leader.

 

His enthusiasm for the region and its wines is as contagious as his expertise is vast.

 

Listen to the podcast

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BLOG:  CHANGES IN BOURGOGNE by Lisa M Airey

2017 Brought Changes To The Way We Look At Bourgogne Wines

 

Bourgogne has applied some new math to count its AOCs.

 

They have shed their claim to 100 AOCs and reorganized their appellations to fit within a count of 84.

 

How? READ MORE

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