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STUDY AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum as a distance-learning experience offers an interactive program that is put into a measurable, meaningful format designed for maximum content retention and ease of use.

The online learning format includes, for each unit: 

  • A comprehensive study manual
  • Online study modules 
  • Live review webinars with acclaimed wine educators Nancy Reynolds, DIPWSET, FWS and Maurizio Broggi, DWS, FWS, CSW*
  • The Italian Wine Scholar™ online exam
  • A suggested schedule of study with learning objectives for each region
  • Online quizzes and learning games for self-evaluation
  • Downloadable maps of all Italian wine regions
  • Pronunciation exercises to boosts your credibility
  • A list of recommended wines to sample on your own or in a tasting group hosted by students enrolled in the online program

*Instructor-led format only

Pricing for the online study formats:

Independent study format

Price: $595 per unit 

UNIT 1 REGISTRATION  UNIT 2 REGISTRATION

14-week instructor-led format 

Price: $690 per unit
 
Unit 1 starting February 27th 2018
Unit 2 starting Fall 2018 (registration opening soon) 

UNIT 1 REGISTRATION

 

 

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR STUDY MANUALS

Each 280+ page, full-color study manual provides all the information from which the test questions are derived.

You do not need to research your own study materials; everything you need to know is in the manuals.

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR E-LEARNING PACKAGE

To complement the manuals, there are multimedia E-learning modules for each region with full audio narration as well as…

  • Review quizzes and learning games for self-evaluation
  • An instructor Q&A forum for personal assistance
  • Student forum for community interaction
  • Downloadable maps

Students can track their progress. Online quizzes are scored immediately, giving students instant feedback on their level of proficiency. Need to retake a quiz? The questions are automatically shuffled to keep things fresh.

Register For Distance-Learning:

UNIT 1 REGISTRATION  UNIT 2 REGISTRATION

ONLINE EXAMS

When students are ready to sit the exam, they simply contact us to schedule an online exam sit.

Candidates will need a computer with internet access, microphone and webcam.

Register For Distance-Learning:

UNIT 1 REGISTRATION  UNIT 2 REGISTRATION

Distance-learning eliminates both travel and parking issues as well as the costs associated with them. Study at your convenience whenever and wherever you want; at home, at the office or while on the go.

Study materials are available 24/7. If you have a laptop and an internet connection, you have a classroom! Registration is for one full year with an option to extend (for a nominal fee).

 

 More Information:

Italian Wine Scholar - Endorsements

  • "We are delighted to support this educational program dedicated to the Wines of Italy"
    Italian Trade Commission
  • "I nostri complimenti per il Vostro lavoro: eccellente"/“Our compliments for your work: excellent"
    Consorzio Vini del Trentino
  • The manual is really well-made, the information on the territory very detailed and accurately researched."
    Consorzio Vini Alto Adige - Südtirol
  • Consorzio Barbera d'Asti e Vini del Monferrato

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