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Italian Wine Courses

Italian Wine Courses

The Academy has specialised in Italian wines for over 15 years and we offer both introductory consumer courses and globally recognised qualifications.

Italian Wine Scholar
The Italian Wine Scholar™ program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program. Developed by the Wine Scholar Guild with the support of the Italian wine industry, you can now become an expert in Italian wine without having to travel to Italy. The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum is designed to provide committed students with the most advanced and comprehensive specialist knowledge on Italian wine – bar none!

Italian Wine Scholar Prep

IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program.

Start date: Saturday 27/11/2021 Duration 1 day (Saturday) per week for 2 weeks + 11 December 2021 exam date.

Italian Wine Scholar unit 2: The Wines of Central & Southern Italy

An advanced program on Italian wine covering history, climate, topography, viticulture, winemaking and wine styles.

Start date: Tuesday 01/02/2022 Duration 1 evening (Tuesday) per week for 7 weeks + 22 March 2022 exam date.