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Italian Wine Scholar Prep
Sundays March 13 & 20, 2022

Instructor: Sasha DeJaynes, DipWSET, CS, FWS, SWS

The Italian Wine Scholar™ Prep course is designed to address the needs of the inquisitive wine enthusiast and aspiring wine professional alike. As a foundation course, IWS Prep remains accessible but is content-rich and full of cultural highlights that are as engaging as they are entertaining.

The course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country's need-to-know wines.

IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program. 

No product

The curriculum and teaching materials for the Italian Wine Scholar Prep Program are the same regardless of where you study. Our industry leading instructors will make the difference in your learning experience.

The full program includes:

  • Two full days of classroom instruction.

  • Extensive wine tasting to accompany the lessons.

  • A beautifully designed 125-page, landscape-format coursebook - The Wines of Italy: Glass by Glass.

  • Access to high-quality e-learning activities designed to enrich the coursebook and support different learning styles; these activities include interactive e-learning modules with additional cultural highlights and quizzes.

  • An optional exam

  • Cost of program is $495.

Note: All Attendees of our classes must be at least 21 years of age.


Program Dates & Time:

  • Sundays March 13 & 20 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

  • Exam end of class Sunday March 20

Materials will be handed out at the first class.

Classes will be held at
Neptune School of Wine
3190A Airport Loop Dr.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Registration must be completed 2 weeks before class start to guarantee materials.

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