Short Courses

French Wine Scholar

Melbourne Polytechnic is the only provider of the French Wine Scholar course in Victoria and one of the few in Australia

Course Code: SAH036

Fees: $1,250.00


Be part of something unique

The French Wine Scholar course is appropriate for specialist wine sales staff and enthusiasts of French wine. It is licensed from Washington DC, taught in 11 countries and is supported by the French regional wine authorities

The course and costs, include:

  • wine
  • printed text
  • lectures
  • electronic course support materials including revision quizzes
  • a year’s access to the FWS site
  • the exam

Total hours: 36
Sessions: 9 x 4 hrs (9 online evenings, 1 full day and including exam -held on campus)

There are no particular prerequisites for this course but it is desirable that you have the WSET Level 3 qualification or a good general knowledge of major French wine regions.

Please note:

The course cost includes the fee for on-campus exam. It is possible to sit the exam online for an additional fee.

Course and assessment details are available online at the

For further information, please contact Short Courses on (03) 9269 8615 or email.

Please enrol at least 3 weeks prior to the commencement date to allow delivery of texts from the USA

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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