Italian Wine Scholar

The Italian Wine Scholar™ program is a challenging specialized course on Italian wine for committed students of wine. There are two separate units: Unit 1: The Wines of Northern Italy  and Unit 2: The Wines of Central & Southern Italy. Each unit has 6 evening classes fully supported by wine tastings. Pass the course-ending exam and you can add the IWS post-nominal to your name. The IWS is the first extension to the Wine Scholar Guild’s successful French Wine Scholar™ program that we helped launch last year.

Duration: 3 classroom contact hours, once per week for 6 weeks, plus a 100 question multiple choice exam on the 7th week.

Cost of EACH Unit: TBA

Class Start Dates: TBA

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For more information email: bjwi@banvilleandjones.com

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guild_logo 300 dpiFrench Wine Scholar

The French Wine Scholar (FWS) program, created by the Wine Scholar Guild,  focuses solely on the wines of France. Lesser known regions such as the Jura and Savoy share the stage with the famous regions such as Bordeaux and Burgundy. Each session is supported by a tasting of regional wines. Individuals aiming for the Professional Sommelier Program will find this course an excellent stepping stone to the next level.  Graduates that earn the FWS post-nominal designation are eligible for further study for Master Level Certificates. For a program overview visit the FWS main page for more detailed information. Although this is a challenging intermediate level program, there are no pre-requisites.

Duration: 3 classroom contact hours, once per week for 9 weeks, plus a 100 question multiple choice exam on the 10th week.

Cost: TBA

For more information email: bjwi@banvilleandjones.com

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Spanish Wine Scholar

The Spanish Wine Scholar™ program is for committed students of wine wanting a comprehensive study of Spanish wine. Each Spanish wine region is covered with explanations of the impact of history, the significance of geological events, the importance of topography and the influence of climatic factors. Each session is supported by a tasting of regional wines. The course concludes with a 100-question multiple choice exam on the final week.

The Spanish Wine Scholar study manual, 1-year access to the Spanish Wine Scholar online study program, and Registration for the Spanish Wine Scholar exam are included in tuition. Graduates earn the SWS post-nominal designation.

Duration: 8 classes (including exam), 2.5 hours per class

Cost: $1150 plus GST

Class Dates: Wednesdays, February 19, 26, March 4, 11, 25, April 1, 8 and 15 (exam)

For more information email: bjwi@banvilleandjones.com

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