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An Introduction to France in 32 Wines

  • Starts Sep 22
  • 20,000 Thai baht
  • Wine & Spirit IQ

Available spots

Service Description

OVERVIEW The French Wine Essential is designed to address the needs of the inquisitive wine enthusiast and aspiring wine professional alike. The program remains accessible but is content-rich and full of cultural highlights that are as engaging as they are entertaining. WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR? • Inquisitive wine enthusiasts wanting to become more familiar with the intricacies of French wine • Aspiring wine professionals • Hospitality professionals new to the world of French wine • Anyone wishing to become more knowledgeable about France, and its wine and food culture WHY ENROLL THE FRENCH WINE ESSENTIALS COURSE? This engaging and informative course will enable you to: • Acquire fundamental French wine knowledge in just weeks • Refine your tasting skills • Master the essential grapes and appellations of France's major wine regions • Navigate the seemingly complicated French wine classification system • Be perfectly poised to continue your studies with the prestigious French Wine Scholar (FWS) certification program WHAT IS INCLUDED? • Classroom instruction (a series of four 3-hour classes + the exam • Extensive tasting of 32 wines • A beautiful 100-page, book rich with photographs & maps • Access to high-quality e-learning activities • A MCQ exam of 50 questions YOUR HOSTS Christophe Mercier, DipWSET TEACHING LANGUAGE English (With a lil' French Accent!)

Upcoming Sessions

Terms and Conditions

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS To attend any tutored tasting or workshop, you must be over 20 years old, the legal minimum age for the consumption of alcoholic beverage in Thailand. Only a completed booking form with student declaration will be accepted. Your booking is not secured until payment is received. All events must be paid for in advanced. Your seat will only be confirmed by email after payment has been received. WSET courses and examinations are subject to minimum of 10 fully paid candidates. If, on reaching the booking deadline, there is an insufficient number of candidates to run a WSET program, the course or program will be cancelled, and full refund will be arranged for candidates who have already paid minus the costs of WSET materials already supplied. Candidates should be aware that refunds may take up to one week to process. CANCELLATION Cancellation by Wine & Spirit IQ and Refunds: In the rare case of sickness or unavoidable reason a host-educator is unable to teach a lesson, and a replacement cannot be made, a session may be cancelled and rescheduled to a date and time at the discretion of Wine and Spirit IQ. Wine and Spirit IQ will make every effort to reschedule the session to a date that is most suitable for the majority of candidates. No refund, however, will be made to any student who is unable to attend the rescheduled session for whatever reason. In the case of lockdown imposed by the government due to COVID-19, in-class sessions might transition to online sessions it such measure is suitable for the majority of candidates . No refund; however, will be made to any student who is unable not attend the online sessions for whatever reason. Wine & Spirit reserve the right to change the venue of any course or event to one of equal or superior quality and within the same vicinity. Cancellation by Candidate and Refunds: Booking for WSET courses are refundable up to 20 working days prior to the course starting date. All refund requests must be made in writing or by email. An administration fee of 1,500 THB plus the full cost of WSET Study material supplied will be deducted and the remainder of the course fee refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations received within 20 working days prior the first day of class. TRANSFERS/DEFFERRALS Transfer of a booking to an alternative course date is permissible up to 20 working days prior to the course starting date – subject to availability. Transfer requests must be received in writing or by email. Transfer will incur an administration fee of 1,500 THB. Transferred courses are not eligible for refunds. EXAMINATIONS Examination dates are fixed to the course onto which you have booked and any transfer to an alternative examination date will occur an administration fee of 1,500 THB. Examination date transfer requests must be made in writing by email and are subject to availability. Exam date transfer requests made within 15 or less working days of the examination date will incur an administration fee of 1,500 THB plus the cost of unused examination paper: 2,500 THB. DELIVERY OF COURSE MATERIALS Except for the WSET L1 Award in Wines and all Wine Scholar Guild Courses (for which course materials is handed on the day of class), your course materials will be sent to the address you have provided, once your booking has been confirmed. All study materials are delivered by a courier and someone will need to sign for the materials. It is essential that a daytime telephone number is provided on your booking form. Please note that your email address will be sent to our distribution center and courier provider to enable your materials to be tracked and ensure delivery. If you do not wish your email to be sent to these secure third parties, please contact Wine & Spirit IQ before booking to arrange another method of receiving your study materials. It is important for you to provide a complete and accurate delivery address and ensure someone is available to receive your materials. If your study materials are returned to our distribution center, having not been successful delivered; this will automatically result in an additional cost for re-delivery.

Contact Details

  • Wine & Spirit IQ, i-Yara building, Chan Road, Thung Wat Don, Sathon, Bangkok, Thailand


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