Our School Partners
Acquiring and improving knowledge of the varied terroirs and wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon around the world inspired Sud de France Développement to develop this course. Its success would not be possible without our expansive network of partners. These internationally-renowned learning institutions are highly specialized in wine and spirits education. They include a high level of specialization on the Languedoc-Roussillon wines by including Sud de France Master-Level sessions to their learning program.
Learning Institutions (Partners) with Sud de France Accreditation
Partners of the Sud de France Master-Level Program:
L’Université du Vin de Suze-La-Rousse is one of the oldest and most prestigious professional learning environments dedicated to the culture and knowledge of wine.
Located atthe Domaine Gayda, close to Limoux (Aude), Vinécole is a partner of Sud de France and the Master-Level Program since its beginning. Created and headed by Matthew Stubbs, one of a handful of Masters of Wine living in France. This institution offers training sessions and tastings for beginners and wine lovers, as well as professionals.
A young, dynamic and innovative school based in Montpellier, the Institut Supérieur du Vin (ISV) is a private business school aimed at educating and training the future business managers in wine & spirits.
L’école des vins du Languedoc (The Languedoc wines School) offers its expertise and knowledge and invites wine amateurs , beginners or enthusiasts to discover the Languedoc vineyard, wines and terroir”
L’école du vin de France (The French wines School) offers courses and trainings, in French and in English, for beginners or more advanced people who want to discover or to improve their wine knowledge. Over 15 000 persons from all around the world discover its program each year in Paris.
The French Wine Society is the worldwide leader in matters of training sessions related to the culture of French wines and their promotion. Launched in 2005 with headquarters in Washington D.C. (United States), FWS develops “Master Level Certificate” training courses linked to the main French wine-growing regions: Rhône, Provence, Bordeaux and Sud de France.
– China & Hong-Kong
Asia Wine Service & Education Centre (“AWSEC”), created more than 20 years ago, is the most important and well-known Asian learning institutions dedicated to the culture and the knowledge of wine. The AWSEC is recognised by the Hong-Kong government as the leader in this domain. It also has secondary schools in South Korea and Japan.
The Taiwan Wine Academy (TWA) is the first and only learning institution in Taiwan to offer highly specialized training sessions for wine professionals. Created by Naseem Chen, the first Taiwanese wine educator certified to lead official training sessions in Chinese, TWA programs are globally recognized by the International Guild of Sommeliers.
– South Korea
WSA Wine Academy is one of the most important wine schools in South Korea.Former subsidiary of Nara Cellar group until 2015, the institution already have more than 10 years of experience. It has 2 permanent trainers and 9 independent ones, all experts with years of experience. The school trains over 600 students each year and offers the WSET. It also organizes seminars for private companies, dinners, wine tasting courses…
How to obtain Certification for your Learning Institution?
If you’re interested in the Sud de France Master-Level Program, and would like it to be part of the program at your learning institution, you may download the document ”Get your Learning Institution the Accreditation”. National and international partnership request applications are reviewed based on quality, potential, trust and exchange.
If you would like more information, please contact us.