MBA Wine & Spirits Business

    • Full or part time
      Full time available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Business & Management - Other Management Studies Business
    • Course Start
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    • Course Duration
      1 year
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description


    The School of Wine & Spirits Business, founded in 2013, is a structure dedicated to education and research in the wine and spirits industries. Our programmes prepare graduates to become capable specialists who trade in wines and spirits, market their products innovatively and play managerial roles in all divisions of these demanding industries. The School has incorporated three existing wine-industry programmes, the oldest of which was founded in 1988. As these programmes attract candidates from all over the world, the student body is culturally diverse, making for stimulating group assignments and class discussions.

    Within Burgundy School of Business' substantial teaching body, twelve permanent faculty members dedicate themselves specifically to our programmes and are committed to excellence in teaching and generating intellectual output. Visiting lecturers from both the professional and academic fields reflect the international nature of the School in the variety of their countries of origin. 

    A 1-year international programme conducted in English, immersing you in the heart of the global wine & spirits industry, where you will get steeped in the traditions and knowledge of a centuries-old wine & spirits culture and master the business inside and out.



    Double accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, Burgundy School of Business is ranked among the top 1% of business schools in the world.

    An innovative programme focused on developing Product-Business-Sector Skills. Courses dedicated to viticulture, winemaking, tasting techniques, global Business World of Wine & Spirits... 

    A reknown degree ranked #2 in France among all Internationally Focused MBAs

    A unique variety of field trips, from renowned French vineyards to the most emblematic wine and spirits markets : London, New York, Rheingau/Geisenheim..., giving you access to international experts.

    Unrivalled facilities 100% dedicated to education and research into Wine and Spirits management. 

    A superior faculty including renowned academic experts such as Steve Charters, Master of Wine, highly experienced professionals working in the industry and many academic and professional guest speakers from the international world of wine. 

    Exclusive Downtown Location in Dijon, at the beginning of the world famous Route des Grands Crus (UNESCO World Heritage site), where the world’s most successful wine stories have been written since a thousand years.  

    A unique group of high potential students with strong and diversified profiles coming from all around the world.


    The MBA Wine & Spirits Business is designed for high-potential graduates who have a proven passion for Wines & Spirits and at least 3 years work experience.

    This programme, which has a strong strategic, management & commercial focus, offers students a sound grasp of the requirements of the global market by exposing them to a diversity of cultural experiences and an understanding of the intricacies of the global business of Wines & Spirits.

    It is ideal for those looking to reach middle to upper managerial positions in the industry or create their own business. It offers a very wide range of professional outcomes.


    The MBA Wine & Spirits Business will deliver dramatic new career opportunities for those seeking middle to upper managerial positions in the Wine & Spirits sector.

    • General Management (Managing Director, Founder, Area Manager etc.)
    • Export (Export Director or Manager)
    • Marketing (Marketing Director, Brand Manager etc.)
    • Sales (National Sales Managers, Area Sales Manager, Key Account Manager, Brand Ambassador, Wine Educator etc.)
    • Communication (Public Relations, Event Manager etc.)
    • Purchase (Buyer)
    • Finance (Finance Manager)

    Visit the MBA Wine & Spirits Business page on the Burgundy School of Business web site for more details!

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    Entry Requirements


    Applicants should have:

    A Bachelor’s degree.
    At least three years of professional work experience.
    A proven passion for wine and spirits.

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