Starting Wednesday, April 21st, 2010, In the Grape, Inc. will be the first New York - wine education organization to offer the French Wine Scholar seminar series & certification exam.
French Wine Scholar study and certification program is geared for members of the wine trade and serious wine hobbyists; it is designed to test for proficiency in the wines and wine regions of France. It is endorsed by the National French Wine Office and by U.S. Importers of French Wine as well.
Intermediate to advanced students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal.
The French Wine Scholar curriculum is comprised of eight 2 hour classes: Alsace, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Rhône, Southern France.
An average of 6-8 wines will be tasted per class.