About Wine Scholar Guild

Specialized certification programs on the wines of France, Italy and Spain

Join our movement to champion authentic wine and winemakers through the world’s premier immersive online, in-person and study abroad programs. 
With each step, both enthusiasts and professionals enjoy a curated journey of discovery, progression and certification from the most respected experts in the world of wine. 

Study online from the comfort of your home, at one of our global course providers, or step into the vineyards of Europe. With Wine Scholar Guild you're not just learning, you’re enriching your life-long understanding and appreciation of wine. 


WSG is the only wine education provider to focus solely on the most celebrated wine regions of the world, instilling a deep understanding of wine, winemakers and their culture. Our Wine Scholar® Study and Certification programs are the industry standard and provide accurate and in-depth information on the wines of France, Italy and Spain.


Our interactive online wine study programs allow students from around the globe to study in a format that suits their schedule and pace, from anywhere in the world.


The WSG global network of Approved Program Providers offers our wine certification programs in a classroom format in over 30 countries on 5 continents. Our certified instructors include internationally recognized experts in their fields including Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and wine writers.


WSG membership allows wine professionals and advanced wine students to empower themselves via exclusive members only content. Members join a community of like-minded wine enthusiasts, educators and professionals, while learning from the best in the industry.


Ranging from serious wine enthusiasts to industry professionals, our diverse group of members, students and educators hail from all over the world, forming an active global community of over 10,000 graduates. 


  • Empowerment

Knowledge is power. We provide specialized wine education that furthers your professional and personal development.

  • Authenticity

Roots run deep. We believe in true wines of place crafted by artisans with deep respect for Mother Nature and future generations.

  • Diversity

Diversity is the spice of life. Whether in regards to people, wines, grape varieties or practices, plurality should be defended and celebrated.

  • Community

Together we go further. We foster an inclusive and dynamic global community of enthusiasts and professionals eager to share their passion for wine.

  • Support

We are student-centric. Our team is accessible and committed to providing you with all the assistance and resources you need to achieve success.


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