French Wine Scholar


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

Course Overview

We will cover the regions of:

Week 1: Alsace & Wines Laws

Week 2: Champagne & Grape Varieties

Week 3: Bourgogne,

Week 4: Beaujolais, Jura & Savoie

Week 5: Loire & Viticulture

Week 6: Bordeaux

Week 7: Rhone & Viniculture

Week 8: Provence & Languedoc – Roussillon

Week 9: Southwest and Corsica & Review

Certification Exam: The French Wine Scholar (FWS) credential will be conferred to those individuals who achieve a score of 75 or higher on a 100-question multiple-choice test. Candidates scoring 85-90 pass with Honors. Candidates scoring 91-100 pass with Highest Honors.

Online Study Program: To complement the manual and classroom experience, there are:

20 multimedia E-learning modules with full audio narration.

A comprehensive series of webinars on regional wine styles with a suggested wine list.

Review quizzes for self-evaluation, instructor Q&A forum for personal assistance and downloadable maps.

About Us

The Texas Wine School is the first independent company to offer Wine Education Classes in Houston for the consumer and the wine industry.

The TWS wants all its students to become confident about their wine choices, whether they’re in a restaurant or a retail store.