Experience the world of wine and spirits
Growing international competition, the concentration of the market main actors, the emergence of highly competitive producing regions, changes in wine and spirits consumption, new methods of distribution, a wine industry still facing overproduction in the years to come, all require increasingly high levels of professionalism from its leaders.
Designed by international experts the MSc in Wine & Spririts Management is a programme deeply connected to current issues of the global wine and spirits industry.
Allying theory and practical cases, we educate flexible managers by focusing on the international scope and specificities of the sector.
Based in Bordeaux, historic place of the wine business, we have been able to create a strong network through all the different actors of the wine world.
LEARNING BY DOING
With the ongoing link between students, lecturers and companies, students actively participate in their own training.
GETTING INVOLVED IN A WINE AND SPIRITS MANAGEMENT PROJECT
There are 2 ways of being in direct contact with professional projects in the global wine and spirits industry:
- The full time 6-month internship / Job experience allows students to get involved in a long-term company project.
- A research project -the thesis- has to be conducted during the school year, dealing with a concrete business issue to be studied and solved.
STUDY TRIP IN THE VINEYARDS
You will attend a one-week study trip, in a European wine or spirits producing region, at the end of the schoolyear (April / May).
A PARTNERSHIP WITH RECOGNISED INSTITUTIONS
Bordeaux Wine Campus, WSET® Approved Programme Provider in Bordeaux. The WSET (Wine and Spirit Education Trust) delivers high level Awards in the field of Wine and Spirits knowledge.
The wine and spirits companies welcoming our interns all benefit from an international recognition.
AN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME
All our courses are taught in English. The materials used in class (business simulations, case studies) cover issues from various wine and spirits producing or consuming countries.
Develop dual competencies
GAIN MANAGERIAL, COMMERCIAL AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES IN THE WINE AND SPIRITS INDUSTRY:
All the management topics covered are applied to wine and spirits specificities: Wine Economics and Wine & Spirits markets, Wine & Spirits Marketing, Managing & negociating with distributors, Export Strategy, Financial Analysis, Supply Chain & Operations Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Wine & Spirits Law.
KNOWLEDGE OF WINE AND SPIRITS
GAIN A GENUINE KNOWLEDGE OF WINE AND SPIRITS:
60 hours of training to obtain the world famous WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines, with a specific path proposed by Bordeaux WINE CAMPUS, the “Beginner to expert programme”. Courses and tastings of spirits will also be offered.
Visit wine and spirits producers and negociants, attend seminars, travel in one European wine or spirits producing region (one week study trip).