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French Wine Essentials

About this Class

WSG Essentials programs present the often-complex world of French wine in an accessible and engaging way; highlighting “need to know” regions, grape varieties and wine styles.

Students explore the culture, cuisine, history, viticulture and winemaking principles behind the most influential wine regions in the world while gaining industry-recognized certification.

Our sessions will include 12 hours of classroom instruction completed with tutored tasting of over 30 wines. Your registration fee includes:
• A detailed and comprehensive course book rich with photographs, detailed and up-to-date maps, illustrations and infographics to optimize learning. The book is provided in print + e-book formats
• One-year access to WSG’s e-learning platform including online support modules and interactive activities related to your course
• Registration for the French, Italian or Spanish Wine Essentials Exam
• WSG Essentials certificate upon passing the exam

Who is the FWE program for?
1. Hospitality, wholesale and/or retail wine professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of French wine
2. Aspiring wine professionals looking to start, transition to or advance their career in wine
3. Inquisitive wine enthusiasts wanting to become more familiar with French wine
4. Enthusiastic home or professional chefs, energetic epicureans or “foodies”
5. Avid travelers
6. Anyone wishing to become more knowledgeable about France and its wine and food culture

Why Choose WSG Essentials? This course enables students to:
• Acquire fundamental wine knowledge in just weeks
• Learn about the most important “need to know” wines of France, and how they relate to local landmarks, culture and cuisine
• Recall the essential grape varieties and major wine regions of France
• Navigate seemingly complicated French wine classification systems
• Be perfectly poised to continue your studies with the prestigious French Wine Scholar® (FWS) certification program

$ 525.00