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French Wine Scholar

The most comprehensive study program on France bar none!

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.

Follow the French Wine Scholar in classroom near your home or via distance-learning through our acclaimed e-learning platform.

Earn your FWS post-nominal today!

Master-Level Programs

Become a recognized specialist in the French wine region(s) of your choice!

Learn from Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and award winning authors and area experts. Study with up-to-date study materials and exiting on-demand lectures.

Bordeaux, Bourgogne, Rhône, Provence, Sud de France, Alsace, Champagne

Earn French Wine Scholar

Champagne Master Level program


Provides practical and valuable benefits not found elsewhere!

Designed for wine professionals and wine lovers, our membership allows you to dig deeper into the diverse world of French wines. For only $100, the FWS membership gives you a year’s worth of wine education and enjoyment: exclusive live member webinars each month, discounts on all education programs plus access to French pronunciation exercises, recorded webinars and resource libraries!

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Webinar Library

Membership gives you access to a wide range of enriching presentations by experts in their fields. Browse our thematic library by category:

Wine tasting Webinar Webinar vinicultural science food & wine pairing webinar Webinar Grape Studies Webinar Sales and Marketing Webinar regional studies

French Wine Immersion Study Trips

Provide professional-level instruction on site coupled with a certificate program

Experiencing an FWS immersion trip is the best way to complete your French wine education. Each trip is led by an internationally renowned expert and includes high-caliber wine tastings, vineyards tours, memorable meals, insider producer visits with top estates and more.

2015 Study Trips:

 Bordeaux 2015   Bourgogne 2015  

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