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French & Italian wine scholar programs begin soon in Boston

This program’s providers in Boston are offering the Wine Scholar Guild’s French Wine Scholar and Italian Wine Scholar programs with sessions for both programs beginning shortly!

The wine courses are designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization programs on French and Italian wines.

FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR™:

  • Dates: Saturday January 20th through Saturday March 10th 2018
  • Exam date: March 31st
  • Location: Taste Café and Wine Bar, 101 Summer Street, Boston MA 02110
  • Instructed by: Erika Frey, DWS, FWS
  • To register: contact Erika Frey at 1-508-308-1355 or winefrey@gmail.com

The sessions will include:

  • Tutored wine tastings to support individual classes
  • 274-page, full-color FWS study manual ($135 value, new 6th Edition!)
  • Access to FWS Online Study Program for class prep and review (a $295 value, new 6th Edition!)
  • FWS exam registration ($250 value)
  • FWS credential, certificate, and label pin upon passing the exam

The French Wine Scholar program is also available via distance-learning. You can learn more by clicking here.

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR™ – UNIT 2 (Central & Southern Italy):

  • Dates: Saturday January 20th through Saturday March 17th, 2018 from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
  • Exam Date: Saturday March 31st, 2018 (1 hour exam).
  • Location: La Morra Restaurant, 48 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA 02445
  • Instructor: Jo-Ann Ross, FWS
  • Tuition: $675
  • To register: online by clicking HERE or by contacting Jo-Ann Ross at 508-243-8208 or jrosswine@gmail.com

The sessions will include:

  • Tutored wine tastings to support individual classes
  • 316-page, full-color Italian Wine Scholar Unit 2 study manual ($135 value)
  • Access to the Italian Wine Scholar Unit 2 Online Study Program for class prep and review (a $295 value)
  • FWS exam registration ($250 value)
  • Italian Wine Scholar credential, certificate, and label pin upon passing the exams for Unit 1 and 2.

The Italian Wine Scholar program is also available via distance-learning. You can learn more by clicking here.

Santé!

Celine

Wine Scholar Guild
Tel: 202-640-5466
Fax: 202-449-8331
http://www.WineScholarGuild.org

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BOSTON – The French Wine Scholar starts in Boston on April 5th with Jo-Ann Ross and  Wine Educator, John Fiola who are bringing the program to the Boston Center for Adult Education for nine weeks covering 14 regions of French Wine. Enrollment to 15 students and tuition is $975.

The French Wine Scholar ™ (FWS) Study and Certification Program is designed for wine professionals and enthusiastic wine hobbyists who want to immerse themselves in the most current, accurate, and in-depth information on the wines and the wine regions of France, Ross explains. Developed with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, the FWS program covers 14 French Wine Regions over nine consecutive weeks and concludes with an exam.

 

Students who follow the detailed curriculum and pass the exam will earn the FWS post-nominal.

The class will cover:

Week 1: Introduction and Alsace region
Week 2: Champagne
Week 3: Burgundy: Part 1
Week 4: Burgundy Part 2 and Beaujolais
Week 5: Rhone Valley
Week 6: Southern France: Languedoc, Roussillon, and Provence
Week 7: Loire Valley
Week 8: Bordeaux
Week 9: Southwest France, Jura, Savoie, and Corsica
Week 10: No Class
Week 11: Final exam

TUITION: $975.00

Commenting on previous programs, participants noted:

“The FWS ™ played a major roll in my successful completion of the WSET Diploma Program”
Erika Frey
Director of Education
Boston Wine School

“Jo-Ann Ross made learning about French Wine exciting, exhilarating and consumer
friendly. It was truly an amazing, educational experience of which I
am most proud of.”
Jim Campanini
Editor of the Sun of Lowell/Author of The Wine Novice Blog.