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French Wine Scholar

Course Details

Duration: 28 hours

The French Wine ScholarTM Study and 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 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 who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine ScholarTM (FWS) post-nominal (e.g. John Smith, FWS).

There are two paths to the FWS post-nominal: in classroom or online via instructor-led or independent study formats.

What’s Covered

  • Quizzes and learning games for self-evaluation
  • Full audio narration to offer new insight and keep you engaged
  • Your place is automatically bookmarked/saved to resume where you left off
  • A progress bar tracks your accomplishments


The exam takes place in the last session of the course. The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions to be completed in 60 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions. 

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