The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate, and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.
The French Wine Scholar Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.
Developed and administrated by the Wine Scholar Guild (formerly the French Wine Society) with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, this specialization program is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.
Students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal.
The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum is an Italian wine education program designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization program on Italy bar none! It was created by native Italian, Maurizio Brioggi, DWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia. The program provides all the tools necessary to successfully master the wines of Italy at a professional level.
The Italian Wine Scholar™ program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program.
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. Individuals who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam earn the Spanish Wine Scholar title and the SWS post-nominal which may be incorporated into a professional signature.
The Italian Wine Scholar Unit 1 covers the regions in Northern Italy, from Valle d’Aosta to Friuli Venezia Giulia, down to Emilia Romagna and everything in between.
The Italian Wine Scholar Unit 2 covers the regions in Central & Southern Italy, from Tuscany to Puglia, Sicily and Sardegna, and everything in between.
Take a deep dive into Spain with this advanced and comprehensive curriculum covering the entire country.
The course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country’s need-to-know wines.
IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program.