FROM BACHELORS DEGREE TO PH.D
ONE SPECIALISED MASTERS, ONE MBA, ONE MSc, ONE BACHELOR SPECIALISATION
A UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT
IN A HEART OF A REGION THAT HIGHLIGHTS WORLDWIDE THE EXCELLENCE OF THE VINICULTURE KNOW-HOW : BURGUNDY
THE 4 PROGRAMMES
OF THE SCHOOL OF WINE & SPIRITS BUSINESS
EXPERTS IN THE WINE & SPIRITS INDUSTRY
14 DEDICATED RESEARCH PROFESSORS
6 GOOD REASONS
TO STUDY AT THE SCHOOL OF WINE & SPIRITS BUSINESS
Double accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, BSB is ranked among the top 1% of business schools in the world
The Specialised Master in International Wine & Spirits Business (MS CIVS), the longest-standing international programme, is ranked n° 1 in France and n° 3 in the world (Eduniversal 2020)
The MBA Wine & Spirits Business is ranked second best internationally focused MBA taught in France (Le Moci 2020).
A world-recognised programme portfolio: MBA, Specialised Masters, MSc and Bachelors programmes, all featured in the top international and national rankings.
Product-Business-Sector Skills: courses dedicated to production methods, tasting techniques and the world’s wine and spirits markets, all taught by School of Wine & Spirits Business professors and the Burgundy University’s Jules Guyot Institute.
The international benchmark WSET 2 or 3 professional certificates incorporated into all programmes, providing a significant career boost for all graduating students
Management skills: modules dedicated to Marketing, Management, Law and Finance, as applied to the wine and spirits economy
Entrepreneurship skills and the design of a business plan
Field trips to iconic wine and spirits markets and to the most renowned French vineyards
The first of its kind in the world entirely dedicated to the teaching of and research into wine and spirits management:
The Wine & Spirits Business Lab, a behavioural research laboratory dedicated to the world of wine and spirits
The Tasting Room, a state-of-the-art room comprising 32 fully equiped places for tasting classes and research activities
The Cellar, a 12-degree storage cellar, a showcase situated at the building’s entrance and housing the institution’s collection of bottles; a prime resource for more informal tasting sessions
The Spirits World, an area specially dedicated to spirits
The Business Lounge, a sophisticated and elegant reception area
A VARIETY OF STUDENT AND STUDY PROFILES
The student cohort represents around 20 nationalities from five continents on campus per year
Programmes promote the acquisition of multicultural soft skills specific to the wine and spirits industry.
Class dynamic that contributes to the creation of a professional network.
A WINE AND SPIRIT NETWORK LIKE NO OTHER
A 2,000-strong alumni network plus the support of the 16,000-strong global BSB alumni community
Track-specific expert partners, representing the areas of Import/Export, Distribution, Production, Marketing and Innovation.
Regular contact with industry leaders based in France and abroad (including the Americas and Asia) via courses, conferences, field trips and meetings.
GUIDANCE EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
Courses delivered in face-to-face, small group set-ups (20-30 students on average), facilitating the learning process, and dialogue between and follow-up of students
A career and coaching centre designed to support students in setting up their professional project and in looking for internships and jobs
Individual assistance with the admissions procedure, visa applications, and finding accommodation
Personalised guidance, including an integration week and team building activities
DIJON & BURGUNDY
THE SCHOOL OF WINE & SPIRITS BUSINESS AT THE HEART OF THE GLOBAL WINE & SPIRITS ECONOMY
Burgundy is a region that enjoys worldwide renown, especially for the land on which its vineyards are established. Drawing all the benefits of the geological conditions and unique climate on offer, the area has joined the list of sites protected by UNESCO with World Heritage status for their exceptional characteristics. The wine produced on these centuries-old strips of land are the stuff of dreams for wine lovers the world over: Romanée-Conti, Clos de Vougeot, Meursault, Pommard, Nuits-Saint- Georges, to name just a few, from within la Côte de Nuits, and la Côte de Beaune. These wines offer the perfect illustration of the variety to be found within Burgundy and the long-running expertise of local wine producers. Studying in these surroundings is an unrivalled opportunity for any student of wine and spirits management.
DIJON, A TOWN WITH AN IRRESISTIBLE CHARM
The School is located in the heart of Dijon, a town offering a perfect blend of outstanding heritage and contemporary art, the latest musical trends and gourmet food. In addition to being ideally situated close to the world-renowned Route des Grands Crus of vintage wines, Dijon also figures high on the list of most desirable French towns in which to live, offering a relaxing, environmentally-friendly setting thanks to the surrounding green belt area. It will also soon be home to one of the French International Cities of Gastronomy, a cultural project based upon the French gourmet food tradition registered on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. The town scene offers many sporting activities, for amateurs and high-performance athletes alike (mountain biking, running, hiking, rowing), and offers opportunities for cross-country and downhill skiing just 1 hour 30 minutes away in the Jura skiing resorts. Life in Dijon features a host of cultural opportunities and a wide variety of wine bars for lovers of the many Burgundy vintages on offer.
BURGUNDY BY NUMBERS
THE CLOSEST STILL WINE PRODUCER TO PARIS
29 000 ha
CLIMATS WITH UNESCO-LISTED WORLD HERITAGE STATUS
GRANDS CRUS VINEYARDS
WORLD-RENOWNED “APPELATIONS D’ORIGINE CONTRÔLÉE“
PRODUCERS, MERCHANTS AND COOPERATIVES WINERIES
1 bottle in every 2
PRODUCED IN BURGUNDY EXPORTED
BURGUNDY WINES IN THE TOP 50
MOST EXPENSIVE WINES IN THE WORLD
PR STEVE CHARTERS
PHD, MASTER OF WINE
I have the dual role of teacher and researcher, my studies focusing on consumer behaviour and the links that exist between wine and where it is grown. I am also a member of the Institut of Masters of Wine, a global network of 380 Masters of Wine spread over thirty countries worldwide. One of my aims is to help School of Wine & Spirits Business students take full advantage of the network and expertise I have to offer.
Our teaching staff is composed of academic experts, including one Master of Wine and wine industry professionals with strong experience.