The program is exclusively taught by authorized program providers and approved instructors who have passed the exam with honors or better.
The French Wine Scholar (FWS) credential will be conferred to those individuals who achieve a score of 75 or higher on a 100-question multiple-choice test. Candidates scoring 85-90 pass with Honors. Candidates scoring 91-100 pass with Highest Honors.
Online Study Program
To complement the manual and classroom experience, there are 20 multimedia E-learning modules with full audio narration plus a comprehensive series of webinars on regional wine styles with a suggested wine list, review quizzes for self-evaluation, instructor Q&A forum for personal assistance and downloadable maps.
The French Wine Scholar program presents each French wine region as an integrated whole by explaining the impact of history, the significance of geological events, the importance of topographical markers and the influence of climatic factors on the wine the glass. No topic is discussed in isolation in order to give students a working knowledge of the material at hand. Learn more at the winescholarguild.org