Inseec Bachelor – Wine & Spirits

Highschool, 1st year undergraduate, 2nd year undergraduate
September, February
Full-time, Work-study
Beaune, Bordeaux, Lyon, Paris
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Why choose INSEEC’s Bachelor in Wines and Spirits?

Would you like to embark on a rich and exciting career in a fast-changing sector? Opt for INSEEC’s Bachelor of Wine and Spirits, a one-, two- or three-year course combining the acquisition of theoretical knowledge with the development of cross-disciplinary skills essential for business success.

Offered in Beaune, Bordeaux, Lyon and Paris, this course will enable you to master the fundamentals of the wine sector while learning about management, corporate culture and sales. This is an excellent program for discovering viticulture and viniculture, two particularly promising sectors.

What is the program of INSEEC’s Bachelor in Wines and Spirits?

Most of the courses on the Wines and Spirits Bachelor’s program are taught by experienced industry professionals. They will not only train you in the specifics of the wine and viticulture sectors, but will also pass on valuable knowledge in marketing, sales, import/export and customer advice.

During your training, you’ll also have the opportunity to choose one of three specializations: distribution – export (in Beaune, Bordeaux, Lyon and Paris), sommellerie – gastronomy (in Beaune and Lyon) or wine tourism (in Beaune or Bordeaux).

Note that 25% of courses are given in English.

Students can choose between 3 different specializations for this Bachelor’s degree in Wines and Spirits. Simply apply directly with the name of the specialization to validate your choice.

The choice of specializations for INSEEC’s Bachelor’s degree in Wines and Spirits

Distribution – export specialization :

  • Distribution networks
  • Overview of French vineyards
  • Export procedures and logistics
  • Viticulture and oenology
  • Spirits universe
  • Digital communication

Beaune, Bordeaux, Lyon and Paris

Specializing in sommellerie – gastronomy :

  • Wine list
  • Overview of French vineyards
  • Panorama of world vineyards
  • Management
  • Sommelier practice

Beaune and Lyon

Wine tourism specialization :

  • Wine tourism players
  • Fundamentals of wine tourism
  • Event communication
  • Project management
  • Viticulture and oenology

Beaune and Bordeaux

What is the diploma awarded by INSEEC’s Bachelor in Wines and Spirits?

INSEEC’s Bachelor in Wines and Spirits program leads to a level 6 RNCP diploma, “Responsable d’activités commerciales “. This diploma is equivalent to a 3rd year undergraduate and will enable you to quickly become operational and enter the world of work. You can also continue your studies after the Bachelor’s degree to obtain a Master’s degree.

What are the career opportunities offered by INSEEC’s Bachelor’s degree in Wines and Spirits?

Opportunities in the wine and spirits sector are many and varied. For example, you can become :

  • Wine and spirits buyer
  • Brand manager
  • Product Manager
  • Merchandising manager
  • Wine merchant
  • Sales consultant
  • Sales outlet manager
  • Business development consultant

What are the admission requirements for INSEEC’s Bachelor of Wine and Spirits?

INSEEC’s Bachelor of Wine and Spirits is open to students who have obtained their high school diploma or equivalent diploma. Students can also join the program in the second year if they have already validated 60 ECTS credits, and start in the third year if they have obtained 120 ECTS credits.

Is it possible to travel abroad during your Bachelor’s degree at INSEEC?

The international dimension is an essential part of our students’ training. So, during your Bachelor’s degree at INSEEC, you’ll be able to multiply your experiences abroad, for example through internships or semesters on our London or San Francisco campus.

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International Application

INSEEC’s Bachelor in Wines and Spirits is open to international students. If you’d like to join us or find out more about the training we offer, you can apply here or download the brochure.


French application

French students can apply for the INSEEC Bachelor’s degree on the school’s website.

Program features

program type

This program prepares you for a Bachelor’s degree.

admission level

The level required to apply is high school diploma, 1st year undergraduate diploma, 2nd year undergraduate diploma.

back to school

Back-to-school is in September and February.


This course is given in French.


This course can be taken at the Beaune, Bordeaux, Lyon or Paris campus.

Tuition fees*

The annual tuition fees for this course is

1st year: €8,650
2nd year: €8,650
3rd year: €9,350 inital or €9,800 Work-study program.

*International Student Pack: €490 mandatory fee for exclusive support services for international students.

Updated 20 January 2024