Study at the heart of our exclusive School of Wine & Spirits Business, the first building dedicated to teaching, research, and tastings in the world. This Master of Science is a flagship program created by BSB in 2012 and since then, a tremendous amount of work has been put in place to provide the best content, faculty, and teaching approach.
Our holistic program allows students to gain management and financial skills in the alcoholic beverage industry alongside in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of an international business environment.
Excellent Faculty and International Dimension
The MSc Wine Management program is proud to have an excellent teaching faculty with an international background offering theoretical knowledge along with practical advice and guidance. Our international faculty and experts either have their own company or are active professionals in the wine, beer, or spirits industry. This allows students to receive a rare opportunity to learn from successful teachers and gain expertise on how to achieve the best results in their field.
True to BSB’s core values, we provide very specialized and personalized teaching in small groups of 35 students maximum. Students participate in meetings and workshops to build personal professional projects and interact closely with our teaching experts.
Unique Teaching Approach
We offer an active learning method by delivering product knowledge and management training at the same time. Students are engaged in business simulations, real-life scenarios in business, financial business plans as well as marketing techniques in spirits and wine. At the end of the program, all students will earn WSET 2 level (WSET 3 is optional).
Excellent Learning Environment
The MSc Wine Management provides excellent facilities, the first of its kind in the world fully dedicated to training and research in wine and spirits management:
The Wine & Spirits Business Lab: a behavioral research laboratory dedicated to the world of wines and spirits.
The Tasting Room: a fully equipped room for tasting sessions.
The Wine Cellar: a display room located at the entrance of the School of Wine, showcasing the greatest vintages from France and elsewhere.
Spirits World: an area dedicated to the discovery of spirits.
An Unrivalled Network in the World of Wines and Spirits
A network of more than 2000 alumni of the School of Wine and Spirits Business, and nearly 16,000 BSB graduates.
Partners in each field of expertise: import/export, distribution, production, marketing & innovation, communication, etc. Strong bonds with industry leaders in France and abroad (Asia, United States) thanks to numerous study trips and conferences.
The MSc Wine Management program aims to enable each student to acquire advanced expertise in the wine and spirits industry in 1 year.
Wine & Spirits Fundamentals Modules
Grapes & Wines of the World
Spirits & Liqueurs of the World
Viticulture and enology
Wines and Spirits tastings and field trips
Wine & Spirits Management Modules
Economic environment of the Wine Industry
Finance in the Wine & Spirits Industry
Sales and distribution in the Wine & Spirits Industry
Marketing in the Wine, Beer & Spirits Industry
Wine & Spirits Tourism
Legal rules in the Wine and Spirits Industry
Practical Approach Modules
Specialist lectures and meetings with industry representatives
Business Development Modules
Global Strategy in the Wine & Spirits industry
Corporate Social Responsibility
Wine Management Modules
Legal protection: Brand, Model, Design
Introduction to the Law of Contracts
Wine & Spirits Marketing Focus: Asia
Conferences: distribution, wine, and culture
Practical Approach Modules
Wine Business Game
Institutional tastings, Thematic conferences
Wine Exhibition, Tastings, Fieldtrips
Professional Thesiswith optional internship
MSc Wine Management graduates will become specialists in the wine and spirits industry, with the knowledge needed to sell a product as unique as wine. It will allow graduates to occupy various positions such as:
Administrative and financial manager
Public relations manager
Wine and spirits store manager
The BSB Career Centre helps you throughout your career to build your professional project and connects you with the BSB Alumni network as well as with potential recruiters in the sector.
A non-French Bachelor degree or a French Master 1 in any field
IELTS 6.0 or TOEIC 750
Duolingo accepted: 95
1. Online Application
To apply for this program, simply create your online account and application file and fill in all the required information and documents listed here.
Prior to submitting your online application, you will be asked to pay the non-refundable application fee of €100.
You can submit your application as soon as your application is complete and payment of the application fee is made.
If your application is eligible, we will invite you to a motivation interview within a few days.
Copy of your last diploma or certificate of current schooling
Language level certificates
Photocopy of your passport or national identity card
Letters of recommendation if you have some
2. Motivation interview
You will have the opportunity to express your motivation and ambition during a 20 to a 30-minute online interview. To ensure equal opportunities, this interview is a one-way online video interview, regardless of your nationality or place of residence, and can be conducted at your convenience within a period of 3 days.
During this interview, we encourage you to share your motivation but also your ambitions, experiences, and expectations.
Applications are open until July 15th for applicants from outside the EU and until September 1st for students from within the EU.
As we offer rolling admissions, we advise you to apply as soon as possible to have time to complete any visa procedures and to prepare for your arrival in France.
All students admitted to BSB will be considered eligible for a scholarship, 60% of which will be assigned by February 15th.Be sure to get your application in now!
Tuition fees for the MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking are €15,000.
This “all-inclusive” rate, guaranteed throughout your course, includes the following services:
The Hub: access to school support services, Career Booster, International Coaching, Wellness Center.
Campus and Learning Center access (open 6 days a week, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays)
BSB Alumni: Take advantage of the power of our network of over 16,000 graduates
Personal support: Optional catch-ups, e-learning support, group project tutoring
Field trips (travel and housing)