CAFA Wine - The French sommellerie training
The professional title of Sommelier Advisor Wine Consutlant Diploma is associated with the French Ministry. This training aims to train future commercial advisors in wine and spirits of tomorrow.
The job of Sommelier Advisor as Wine Consutlant Diploma exercises its activity in all distribution and sales companies and advice on wines, spirits, liqueurs, alcoholic beverages.
Procurement must be consistent with the framework, scope, reputation and customer requirements. He/she thus establishes the list of wines, after their evaluation and determines their year of issue. He/she must ensure the management of all alcoholic beverages available on the market. He/she also advises the customer on food and wine pairing. He/she is able to serve or explain the wine service to customers.
From a technical point of view, he/she must understand the principle grape varieties and the production of wines, know the great growths and producers of renowned wines and the different types of wines, as well as their respective characteristics.
Acquire the following skills :
Anyone who is passionate about wines and spirits and holds a high school diploma
- Between February 2024 to October 2024, start of courses on 19th February 2024
- Between September 2024 to Juin 2025, start of courses on 16th September 2024
The price includes:
Consult our documentation or contact us.
Spring session starting February 2024 :
(from 19th February 2024 to October 2024)
Autumn session starting September 2024
(from 16th September 2024 to June 2025)
Concerning the visa :
If we accept you as a candidate, the attestation (proof) of enrollment that we provide will allow you stay in France as a student up until the final jury exams and this includes the 6 week internship if you decide to do it in France.
If you are not a citizen of the European Union country, you must go to the French Embassy or Consul in your country and present your CAFA enrollment attestation to procure your visa. We have students from all over the world who come to the CAFA Sommelier school, getting a visa is not a problem.
CAFA Wine School / CAFA Formations has no housing and has no partnership with a housing organization.
On the other hand, we can help you and guide you in finding accommodation as much as possible.
Our address is the 108 Quai des Chartrons 33000 Bordeaux (opposite the Hangar 14)
The tram B passes just in front of the school (tram stop: Cours du Médoc)
Most students look for room-mates online as Bordeaux is a giant University town with over one quarter of a million students (second largest student population in Europe), so people are looking for room-mates or people are renting rooms for students all the time.
** It is a good idea however to organize your lodging in advance, as most schools start at the beginning of September in Bordeaux **
Prices range anywhere from 250- 400 Euros/month for sharing (room-mate) a room and 400 – 600 Euros/month for having your own room completely furnished
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