Spanish Wine Scholar

Quick Details

  • Duration: 3 Hour courses
  • Schedule: Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. for 8 weeks

The Spanish Wine Scholar™ education program is a Spanish wine course designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization study program on Spanish wine bar none!

It was created by Spanish wine specialist Rick Fisher, Spanish Wine Scholar™ Education Director.

The Spanish Wine Scholar™ study program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program.

Recognizing the exceptional depth and accuracy of the program, Wines from Spain (ICEX – Spain’s Trade & Investment Government Agency) has endorsed the program.

Curricula includes:

  • Chapter One – Fundamentals
  • Chapter Two – Green Spain
  • Chapter Three – The Duero River Valley
  • Chapter Four – La Rioja
  • Chapter Five – The Ebro River Valley
  • Chapter Six – Cataluña
  • Chapter Seven – The Central Mediterranean Coast
  • Chapter Eight – The Meseta
  • Chapter Nine – Andalucía
  • Chapter Ten – The Islands

Individuals who follow this in-depth Spanish wine course and pass the exam, earn the Spanish Wine Scholar™ title and SWS post-nominal which may be incorporated into a professional signature (e.g. John Smith, SWS).

The exam is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates need a score of 75% to receive the credential.