French Wine Scholar Program: Become a certified French Wine Scholar at The Art Institute of Vancouver. The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Vancouver has partnered up with the French Wine Society to offer this exciting new course dedicated to the wine regions of France.
French Wine Scholar
Each week during the course, students will learn about the history, discover the terroir and taste the wines of France's eight major winegrowing regions. The course curriculum is endorsed by the French National Wine Office.
Regions studied are:
Southern & South-West France
In this program, students will have the opportunity to sample an extensive selection of high quality French wines from rare and exciting appellations such as Condrieu and Savennières through the great classic regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux to some of France's more eclectic grapes and wines.
The course culminates in week nine with a 100 question multiple choice exam. Students who pass will earn the title 'French Wine Scholar' and be permitted to use the post-nominal FWS. (There will also be an optional French themed wine-paired dinner post-exam)
This is an advanced course and is best suited for:
Total Program Price is $975
- WSET Level 3 or ISG Level 2 graduates
- WSET Level 2 or ISG Level 1 with strong French wine knowledge
- Refresher for ISG or WSET Level 4 graduates
- 250-page, full color, French Wine Scholar study manual
- Complimentary access to the French Wine Scholar Online Study program ($285 value)
Next courses start:
Vancouver on Tuesdays April 9th
- Runs for 9 weeks
- Once a week for 3 hrs from 6 - 9 pm
- Final exam on June 18th
Edmonton in October 2013
Victoria in October 2013
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