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    Our Recent Top Exam Scorers

    Renato Ahualle, FWS

    Renato Ahualle, FWS
    I strongly recommend FWS if you want to deepen your knowledge about French wines and regions. It is by far the best French wine education available nowadays!
    Renato Ahualle, FWS, Branch Operations Coordinator/Replacement Director, SAQ (Société des alcools du Québec)
    Other certifications: WSET Level 2

    Congratulations to Renato Ahualle, FWS, for passing the French Wine Scholar exam with highest honors!

    About Renato

    I am both a wine enthusiast and professional. My passion for wine and food started a long time ago. Wine is a journey. One of life and learning. Drinking wine means being together and enjoying amazing moments. It is a glass of happiness, shared with family and friends. Inside a bottle of wine, you can find the story of a territory and its history, trapped by a cork just waiting to be discovered.

    I had the chance to work as a sommelier in a few restaurants and hotels in Canada, Brazil and England. After that I jumped into wine business – retail and also wine tastings for companies and individuals. Wine education will be my next target.

    My last certifications were:
    -    Sommelier Attestation of Vocational Specialty in Montreal, Canada
    -    Hospitality/Beverage Specialist Certificate – Society of Wine Educators, Washington DC, USA
    -    WSET 2 – Pass with Distinction – Fine Vintage Ltd, Toronto, Canada

    I am currently enrolled in WSET 3 and I can tell that FWS prepared me really well to continue my education path. All the French part of WSET 3 is now way easier to go through.  I am sure that FWS will also help me with the WSET 4 Diploma, which I am planning to start next year.

    I strongly recommend FWS if you want to deepen your knowledge about French wines and regions.  It is by far the best French wine education available nowadays!!

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