Certifications

Essentials Certification Programs

WSG Essentials certification programs provide aspiring wine professionals and inquisitive enthusiasts with a solid foundation on the wines of France, Italy and Spain. With Essentials, learn the "need to know" regions, grapes and wines in just weeks.

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New Certification

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Starts

$475

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338 global graduates

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Starts November 6

$475

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New Certification

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Starts October 9

$475

Wine Scholar® certification programs are industry-recognized wine courses that provide current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines of France, Italy and Spain. They are designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine enthusiasts.

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4,012 global graduates

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Starts June 20

$875

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1,052 global graduates

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Starts June 20

$725
per unit

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1,152 global graduates

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Starts June 20

$875

Masters Certification Programs

WSG Masters programs set the industry-standard for specialized wine certification. Students gain critical thinking skills and a working knowledge of the history, business, cultural, viticultural and winemaking factors that make up the most celebrated wine regions. 

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175 global graduates

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Starts September 10

$875

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527 global graduates

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Starts September 19

$995

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240 global graduates

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Starts September 17

$875

WSG & Villa Bogdano 1880 Scholarships

WSG is awarding one fully-paid online enrollment in each of the following online programs: French Wine Scholar®, French Wine Essentials, Spanish Wine Scholar®, Spanish Wine Essentials.

New for 2024, Villa Bogdano 1880 is generously sponsoring one fully-paid online enrollment in the Italian Wine Scholar® and one Italian Wine Essentials enrollment, as well as a visit to their beautiful estate in Friuli, Italy, for the winners of these awards.

Specialty Courses

WSG Specialty Courses provide all curious students of wine the opportunity to obtain detailed knowledge and proficiency on a particular theme. These topical courses are designed to provide accurate and up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge in a short time frame. These wine courses are easy to integrate into your busy schedule.

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284 global graduates

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June 10 & 14 or July 8 & 12