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Wine is an inseparable part of the French culinary arts. Wine-related professions are constantly growing and attracting each time more young people from around the world who wish to enter this field.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute offers a high level of expertise in the field of wine. Wine courses range from initiation to expertise through the art of tasting, food and wine pairing, the fundamentals of oenology, the different grape varieties, the science of winemaking and fermentation or vineyard management, and also visits to vineyards in the region.
This wine diploma opens up many opportunities: oenologist, sommelier, cellar master, buyer or even marketing expert or specialist journalist.

For each of the wine courses, the emphasis is on the rapid development of the palate and knowledge, regardless of the goal: to become a professional in the wine world or to learn the basics of winery and viticulture for personal satisfaction.

Which wine programme to choose?


This training programme is aimed at all those who want to work in the wine business: open a wine bar or wine shop, become a sommelier or work as a wines and spirits buyer. This full-time training programme gives students the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and experience in the world of wine thanks to theory and practical classes.

Continuing Education

This programme is aimed at amateurs and true connoisseurs, Culinary Arts professionals and students. Upon completion of the course, you will be capable of understanding and approaching the world of wine with a trained eye and a sharp palate.


Last page update in August 2023.