Bordeaux Masters

A comprehensive online study and certificate program on the wines of Bordeaux.


Coming Soon! Available in Spring 2024

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150 hours of study

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Online study

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Program Overview

Bordeaux is France’s largest quality wine region and largest producer of AOC wine. Making wine for 2,000 years, Bordeaux now produces on average 650 million bottles annually. 

Bordeaux’s rich history, commercial significance, mercantile mindset, size, and quality set it apart from all other wine regions. Bordeaux does not beg study; it commands it!

The new Bordeaux Masters program has been created by Wine Scholar Guild and your lead instructor, Mary Gorman-McAdams MWwho is joined by a team of Bordeaux experts from all over the world.

Curated for the most passionate wine professionals and connoisseurs, the program offers the most comprehensive deep dive into the history, terroir, and timeless art of Bordeaux winemaking with regular interviews and lectures from some of the most prolific names in wine. We look forward to welcoming you to this up-to-date learning experience that explores the intricacies of this fascinating region!

The anticipated launch of the new version will take place in Spring 2024, with enrollments opening in late 2023. If you wish to be notified when the program is available, we invite you to join the waitlist.

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Enter your name and email to be the first one to know when Bordeaux Masters opens for registration.

What's Included

From an in-depth study manual to monthly sub-regional studies and on-demand lectures, every aspect is thoughtfully designed for a flexible and comprehensive learning experience.


Study Manual

Receive a printed copy of the fully revised Bordeaux Masters study manual.

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Recorded Lectures

Warch over 40 recorded lectures on Bordeaux’s history, geology, viticulture and winemaking practices, terroirs, vintages, and significant producers.

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Live Webinars and Q&A Forum With Instructors

Attend 5 live monthly review webinars, recorded for on-demand replay.


Video Interviews

Enjoy a series of interviews that explore current trends and news, conducted by Andrew Jefford with some of the most admired experts of the region.


Final Exam

Your course includes a detailed multiple-choice exam covering all of the wine regions of Bordeaux.



Upon passing, receive your coveted Bordeaux Masters certificate. Add this reputed credential to your LinkedIn profile and résumé or CV.

Detailed Schedule

Seamlessly blend the flexibility of on-demand lectures with the dynamic engagement of live online sessions, enhancing your mastery over this intricate and highly complex region. All sessions are available on replay.


Welcome Webinar -   Recorded for on-demand viewing

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Bordeaux Regional Overview

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Left Bank – Red Wines

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Left Bank - Whites and Sweet Wines

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Right Bank

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Entre-Deux-Mers and the Côtes

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Wine professionals, including sommeliers, food & beverage directors, servers, wine educators, distributor representatives, and importers, looking to enhance their expertise in Bordeaux's appellations, both sparkling and still. 
  • Enthusiasts of Bordeaux seeking a comprehensive education in viticulture, winemaking, history, and the unique people behind this renowned wine region. 
  • Individuals desiring the ability to confidently discuss and provide exceptional service and guidance about Bordeaux, encompassing both its regional and wine aspects. 

Have a different question? Feel free to contact us.


Elevate your expertise.

Coming in Spring 2024