French Wine Scholar Online starts next week on April 6!
APRIL 2020 | NEWS & UPDATES
FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR™ | ONLINE Intensive 5-Week, Instructor-Led Format Starts April 6
Earn your French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal through just 5 weeks of self-study, fully supported by a comprehensive study manual, interactive e-learning modules for each region, and 8 live review webinars.
The French Wine Scholar program is the industry's most respected certification course on the wines of France, designed for both wine professionals and committed students of wine.
Renowned wine instructor Sharon McLean, CS, DipWSET, FWS, IWS, will be your guide as you explore all French wine appellations and the factors that shape their identities.
FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR ONLINE | FREE LIVE PREVIEW WEBINAR Thursday, April 2, 12:00 noon EST
Join us for a 15-minute live webinar to find out about the French Wine Scholar Online curriculum and its intensive, five-week, instructor-led online format.
ONLINE PROGRAMS |OUR VIRTUAL DOORS REMAIN OPEN
Continue your wine education from home with French Wine Scholar, Italian Wine Scholar, and Spanish Wine Scholar online programs! Instructor-led and independent study formats are available.
Wine Scholar Guild members automatically benefit from 10% off all study programs. Only until April 3, use promo code MEMBER50 for 50% off your Wine Scholar Guild membership!
UPCOMING MEMBER WEBINAR |WOMEN IN WINE HISTORY
On April 8, explore the roles and contributions of women in the wine trade from antiquity to present, the systematic political and social obstacles faced by women, and how women have overcome to make significant and meaningful contributions.
Through examining history and the structural framework of our society, we can be guided into a more vibrant and inclusive present and future for women in wine!
Webinars are available only to WSG members. Not yet a member? Join today and use promo code MEMBER50 for 50% off your Wine Scholar Guild membership.
BLOG | FRENCH LESSONS FOR A WARMING WORLD by Andrew Jefford
Read Wine Scholar Guild Academic Advisor Andrew Jefford’s keynote speech to the 2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival in this specially prepared written version for the WSG blog.
BLOG | TOP 10 REASONS TO STUDY SPANISH WINE by Rick Fisher
Tempranillo, Albariño, Garnacha — some of the world's greatest grapes come from Spain. And not only that, but Spanish wine growers are continuously building on the traditions of a wine industry thousands of years old to lead the globe in vine acreage, wine production, and organic practices.
Take a closer look at the top 10 reasons you should be learning everything there is to know about Spanish wine.
PODCAST | Olivier Humbrecht, MW & Andrew Jefford on Alsace
In this two-part podcast, Olivier Humbrecht, MW, of Domaine Zind-Humbrecht in Alsace talks with WSG's Academic Advisor Andrew Jefford of Decanter magazine about what it's like growing up in a wine family, Olivier's journey to becoming France's first master of wine, and his approach to winemaking.
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