Who should enroll?
Anyone who wishes to understand Bordeaux from the ground up:
- Wine professionals
- Advanced Students of Wine
- Serious wine hobbyists
What are the prerequisites?
A strong wine background is suggested. Nevertheless, preparatory reading and e-learning modules are immediately accessible upon enrollment for those who need to brush up.
You will be provided with all the materials you need to enter the program from a position of strength:
- The French Wine Scholar Study Manual’s Bordeaux chapter
- Online access to the French Wine Scholar’s Bordeaux e-learning module and review quiz
What does the program include?
- Preparatory reading, e-learning module and quiz in advance of the core curriculum
- A comprehensive series of 15 live webinars presented by Jane Anson and guest instructors
- Access to the video recording of the webinars for on-demand replay
- A copy of the 2018 edition of the Bordeaux Master-level study manual
- Online review quizzes
- Instructor Q&A as well as student community forums
- Optional tasting assignments
- Online exam registration*
Why study online?
- E-learning is flexible and available “on demand”. Your programing is delivered to your computer at your convenience, regardless of traffic or weather.
- E-learning makes the world smaller! By going online, this program allows students to have access to a pool of talented educators from France and the USA.
- E-learning is accessible, convenient, and affordable. No traffic jams. No travel. No parking costs.
What about tasting?
Purchase wine and work your way through the optional tasting assignments
*What does the exam entail?
The exam is composed of three separate sections: 50 multiple-choice questions (50 points), four short-answer essays (40 points) as well as a map identification exercise (10 points) and must be completed in 90 minutes. The Bordeaux Master-Level Certificate will be conferred to those individuals who sit the exam and achieve a score of 75 or higher.