FWS Program endorsed by Employment & Employability Institute

The French Wine Scholar Program (Singapore) gained endorsement by The Employment & Employability Institute (e2i)

In its initial months since appointed by the Wine Scholar Guild to host and conduct French Wine Scholar (FWS) program in Singapore, WineCraft Marketing & Services, under the guidance of Mr Lim Hwee Peng, CSW, FWS, have obtained support for the FWS Program from a quasi-government institution – the Employment & Employability Institute (e2i)*.

With that endorsement, the FWS course is now part of e2i’s Professional Development programs portfolio.

On the Professional Development program platform, awareness and recruitment for FWS program will potentially increase its outreach to a pool of professionals in the Wine, Food & Beverage, Hospitality and related trade sectors.

More importantly, the support of e2i builds confidence and credo for FWS program at its infancy phase while under the care of WineCraft Marketing & Services.

This support by e2i reflects its continued confidence in our company’s objective, i.e. to offer programs and activities that aims to enhance professionalism among our peers,’ Mr Lim Hwee Peng, CSW, FWS shared, ‘more importantly, professionals enrolled in the FWS program will now be able to invest in their career growth, at a subsidized cost funded by e2i.’

The pioneer intake of FWS program, under Lim’s guidance, is scheduled to commence on 4th July 2014, with the FWS exam scheduled on 19th Sept 2014. Learn more.

For more information on the FWS program in Singapore, please do contact Mr Lim Hwee Peng, CSW, FWS via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

*About e2i
e2i is an initiative of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), supported by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA), the Singapore Labour Foundation (SLF), and the Singapore National Employers’ Federation (SNEF), e2i serves all segments of workers, from rank and file to professionals, managers and executives (PME)

As an organization, e2i is ISO 9001:2008 certified in July 2010, and received Service Quality Class (SQC) endorsement in June 2011.

It is recognized as a leading organization to create solutions for better employment and employability; it exists to create better jobs and better lives for workers.

Since 2008, e2i has helped more than 300,000 workers through providing better jobs, developing better skills through professional development, and improving productivity for companies.

For more details on e2i, visit the website on this link:

Julien Camus

Founder & President @ Wine Scholar Guild

Julien worked as Trade Attaché for wines and spirits at the French Embassy in Washington DC (2004-2006). In this role, he recognized the need for French wine education as a means to spur consumer demand and interest in his country’s wines.

To that end, he founded the Wine Scholar Guild in August of 2005,an organization dedicated to the promotion of French wine and culture through education. Julien invited national importers of French wine to join the organization as Industry Members and 25 key French wine importers did so immediately.

After leaving the embassy, he has devoted his energies to developing the Wine Scholar Guild and its network of program providers around the globe. Julien holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration with a major in International Marketing from the Strasbourg Management School.

In 2019, Julien was one of the "Future 50" award winners, an award created by WSET and IWSC to acknowledge professionals under 40 who have made a significant contribution to the industry.

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