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    Unparalleled benefits for the committed students of wine!

    In addition to its educational programs, the Wine Scholar Guild offers a unique membership program. Membership provides wine professionals and advanced wine students with a wealth of resources and benefits to expand their wine knowledge, dig deeper into the diverse world of French wines and share information with peers as part of a vibrant community.

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    JOIN TODAY and GAIN ACCESS to a wealth of benefits:

    Educational Webinars

    Educational Webinars

    With two live webinars each month, plus 90+ past webinar video recordings available in our library, members have access to top experts and world-class continuing education. Read More
    Online Learning Games

    Online Learning Games

    Think there are no better tools than blank maps to practice and learn? WSG blank wine maps have been turned into interactive learning games. Master the regions, cities, rivers, mountains and appellations in no time! Games currently available: Wines of Spain Wines of Italy Wines of France Coming soon: Bourgogne, Bordeaux, Rhône, Piedmont, Tuscany and more. To access your member online wine learning games: Not a Member Yet?                                            Already a Member? Join today for $100 a year   Access All Games Free Demo: Enjoy a free demo of our Member Learning Game for the wines of Spain! LAUNCH DEMO FULL PAGE   LAUNCH DEMO FULL PAGE Read More
    Quizzes with Prizes

    Quizzes with Prizes

    Each quarter, all members in good standing are invited to participate in a multiple-choice quiz and wine acumen and knowledge! Read More
    Pronunciation Exercises

    Pronunciation Exercises

    Want to perfect your “wine French?” Our extensive series of repeat-after-me exercises will help you correctly pronounce important terms and place names like a native. Read More
    Knowledge Database

    Knowledge Database

    Need dependable, accurate information in a hurry? Our knowledge database delivers with its downloadable maps, AOC listings and other key data on the regions of France. The world of French wine is at your fingertips! Read More
    Member Discounts & Specials

    Member Discounts & Specials

    Members receive a 10% discount on all study programs available on the guild website; advanced notice and priority book-ing on WSG Immersion Study Trips.   Automatic Member Discount: Members receive a 10% discount on all study programs available on the guild website, advanced notice and priority booking on Immersion Study Trips along with discounts on wine books and publications.   Member Perks: In addition, members also have the opportunity to save money on other wine-related purchases. Current member perks include: Discounted subscriptions to: Bartender Magazine (bartender.com) Jancis Robinson’s Purple Pages (www.jancisrobinson.com) International Wine Review (www.i-winereview.com) Book discounts on Clark Smith’s Postmodern Winemaking book as well as on his wine samples and on Charles Curtis’ new book on the Original Grand Crus of Burgundy. And more! VIEW ALL MEMBER PERKS   Members First! Plus, be the first to know about our Immersion Study Trips, which usually sell out quickly, and receive advanced registration opportunities for our Symposium and other events. Read More
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    Demo: Proper Wine Service by David Glancy MS

    Demo: Proper Wine Service by David Glancy MS

    A must-see for those interested in the sommelier world! Read More
    Demo: Wine & War with Don & Petie Kladstrup

    Demo: Wine & War with Don & Petie Kladstrup

    The French, the Nazis and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure Read More
    Demo: Alsace Terroirs with Olivier Humbrecht MW

    Demo: Alsace Terroirs with Olivier Humbrecht MW

    A session providing an in-depth understanding of this complex wine region. Read More
    Demo: Viti 101 with Tracy Kamens

    Demo: Viti 101 with Tracy Kamens

    We invite you to watch our popular webinar “Viti 101” presented by Membership Director, Tracy Ellen Kamens. Read More
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