Post Graduate Diploma In Wine & Spirit Business Management

This is our first international collaboration of many upcoming alliances with universities in Europe. Lotus Business School has successfully completed its first batch. Numerous coalitions are in the pipeline and we will see the daylight very soon. All the alliances are being done, keeping the relevant specialized and flagship skills and industry of a country in mind.

Lotus Business School, a part of 600 Crore Bhaishree Group, having diversified interests into FMGC, Textile, Real Estate, Financial Services, Food and Packed Snacks from last 40 years.

Lotus Business School with a vision statement of Innovating Business Leadership is an enterprising institute in the landscape of Pune, India. A rich industrial background and established credentials have left a mark due to its outstanding pedagogy and successful alumni base.

It is inbuilt in our DNA to create new pathways and make new inroads to the latest trend setting avenues.

To cater the overgrowing requirement of skilled manpower in the area of Wine and Spirit Business across the globe, We are launching a very interesting and internship based 12 month duration PG Qualification in Wine and Spirit Business Management in collaboration with IPC Bordeaux, France probably very first and a one of its kind program between France and India.


  • 39 of the 500 biggest companies in the world in 2010, France ranks fourth in the Fortune Global 500, ahead of Germany and the UK
  • France is the 9th largest foreign investor in India with a cumulative investment of approximately US$3 billion
  • France- A world Economic power is a founder member of UN and a permanent member
  • French- Is an International Language spoken in 47 countries on 5 continents
  • World’s most popular tourist destination
  • France is the world’s largest consumer of wine
  • Production of wine in France 50 and 60 million hectoliters per year
  • Second Largest export sector of France is Wine Production
  • France Wine Tourism sector attracts 10 million people every year to the wine producing regions. 39% of them are foreigners
  • The global wine industry has befall progressively further classy and internationalized, with at least 67 nations now producing wine and 22 nations revealing at the 2008 London International Wines and Spirits Show
  • There are more than one million wine makers in the world, producing around 2.8bn cases of wine each year. Global demand has hit nearly 3bn and is rising


  • Bordeaux is the capital of France’s Aquitaine region
  • The city has World heritage sites (Saint-Andre Cathedral, Saint-Michel Basilica and Saint-Seurin Basilica) of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.
  • There are somewhere between 4000 to 5000 chateaux in the Bordeaux area. Chateaux are the places where grapes are grown and fermented, and Bordeaux is famous for producing excellent wine and plenty of it at a rate of approximately 750 million bottles per year
  • The city is also home of fascinating museums telling about the rich history and art of the country. Most famous museums are Musee des Beaux- Arts and Musee des Arts Deccoratifs which is inside of a beautiful private mansion
  • There are more than 60,000 students in the city
  • The city is also known for fundamental research and development of the laser and plasma technologies.
  • Bordeaux is a happening place and there are a lot of festivals all round the year

IPC Bordeaux

  • Founded in 1974 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bordeaux and the Bordeaux trade
  • CPI has a strong recognition in France and in the world with 1200 graduates

The prominent features of the program are:

  • 3 months of training in India (450 Hrs)
  • 3 months of training in IPC – Bordeaux, France (450 Hrs, English medium)
  • Professional paid Internship in Europe. (Earn around 400-500 Euros PM)
  • French Language training by The Alliance Française in India.
  • Wine Industry partner in India – Sula Vineyards.
  • Simplified Visa Process for the program. Hence, student shall receive Exemption from Visa Interview.
  • High earnings prospects for the students during the course through paid internship & working during weekends.
  • Complete placement assistance by IPC- Bordeaux, LBS, and students are authorized to receive employment all across Euro Zone.
  • Housing benefits from French government CAF for every student. (Assistance will be of about 90-175 Euros PM depends on the dimensions of accommodation after getting the residence permit)
  • Expedited visa processing (Students have to go through the only Campus France process, exempt of consulate interview)
  • Get one year student visa and after the studies one can extend the visa for another year.
  • Students will be eligible to get extended five year business visa for short durations.

Admission Procedure

  • You can visit Lotus Business School, Pune or buy an application form online.
  • Lotus Business School and IPC, Bordeaux will conduct interviews and successful candidates would be rewarded admission to the course.

Fees and living expenses

  • The Tuition fee for the program is 10600 Euros + Service tax as applicable.
  • In addition to the tuition fees, approximately 2250 to 2750 Euros will be the additional cost for accommodation in India and France, including airfare, visa, visa fees.
  • Loan facility available from most of the banks and leading financial institutions.


Aspiring to have a Global Career in Wine Marketing and Management?
Here is what you can become with a career in Wine Marketing & Management in France.
Be it a Production Manager or a Wine Tourism Manager, you can opt for a flourishing career in Wine Marketing & Management. If you feel career opportunities in Wine Industry are limited then you must explore the opportunities in Wine & Spirit marketing such as Product Manager, Wine Tourism Manager, Wine Merchant Sector Manager, Wine Sales Representative, Export Manager, Marketing Coordinator, International Marketing Manager, Marketing Director and a lot more.
The learning curve here will include International Marketing, Management & Company Strategy, Marketing Studies & Research, Managing Products, Wine Merchandizing, International Advertising and Financial Management which will compliment your professional skills.
A career in Wine & Spirit Marketing will provide you a platform to showcase your management, communication, coordination, sales and marketing skills and will help you learn and grow in your professional front.

For more details, Please Contact:
India (Pune) : Mr. Bhushan

Europe: Mr. Deshpande
+33 628434460

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