Take a look at our FAQ – you might just find the answers to your questions!

1. Do I need to be a wine connoisseur to sign up for a training session?

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No. We offer training sessions for everyone, from people with no experience to wine lovers and experienced professionals.
To choose the right session for you, go to the “A program for everyone” section. Do the quiz to find out which sessions would suit you.


2. Do I have to select a date for the session when I buy a gift voucher?



You must choose a date when ordering your voucher, but this is only a guideline.

The recipient of your voucher will then confirm the date they wish to attend at least three weeks before the start date of the session.


3. How do I book a pre-existing training session?



To reserve a pre-existing training session:
- Select the program that interests you in the “A program for everyone” section
- Go to the “Register” section and follow the on-screen instructions. Your registration is confirmed when we receive payment for the session


4. How long will it take to receive my gift voucher?



When you order a gift voucher online from our secure site, you will be asked if you wish to add a personal message. Once your payment has been processed, you just need to print it out.
If you prefer to pay by check (drawn on a French bank account) or banker’s draft, the voucher will be sent to you as soon as payment is received. This could take a few days.


5. Is it possible to participate in a training course on a different date to tho

Training sessions


We can organize personalized training sessions on a date to suit you.
Furthermore, training sessions can be provided in English, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese. Other languages may be available on request.
Please contact us to discuss your individual needs and we will prepare a personalized quote.


6. What is the minimum number of people for a made-to-measure session?



We can provide individual coaching, but for our classic training sessions, groups must be of seven or more.
Call us to discuss your needs!