Ecole du Vin General Terms & Conditions of Sale

These conditions of sale apply exclusively between the company entitled Ecole du Vin domiciled at 48 rue Baron Le Roy 75012 Paris, France - Tel. +33 (0) 1 43 41 33 94 - SARL with a capital of €7,622.45 - Siret 34075152800043 - APE 8559 A. Referred to below as "Ecole du Vin". 

Any person purchasing our products or services directly or via a partner company is below referred to as "the client".

Article 1 - Generalities:

Any purchase, order or reservation of one or more courses and one-day wine tastings, Grands Crus courses, training, gift certificates, products and services made with Ecole du Vin involves the client’s acceptance of these Terms of Sale.

The client declares to have the legal capacity to order the products and services offered by Ecole du Vin.

All orders are processed within 48 hours maximum following the purchase online, by phone or upon receipt of a check or bank transfer. Order delivery is effectuated by regular postal services.

Article 2 - Contractual Objectives:

Ecole du Vin aims to offer services and products in the discovery and knowledge of wines for amateurs and professionals.

Ecole du Vin is an approved training organization authorized to establish professional training contracts, whose notification of existence number from the prefecture of Ile-de-France is 11 75 40825 75.

The various services and products offered including content, location, dates, times, prices and other information are detailed on the website of Ecole du Vin: www.ecoleduvin.com or www.ecole-du-vin.fr

Article 3 - Price:

Prices of products & services issued by Ecole du Vin are indicated and payable in euros. They are subject to change.

Article 4 - Gift Certificates:

Ecole du Vin offers gift vouchers for different types of certified courses and one-day wine tastings, Grands Crus classes and customized training.

Gift certificates are a payment method allowing the client to attend, depending on the type of gift voucher, a course or one-day wine tastings, Grand Crus course or intensive training. It is neither exchangeable nor refundable. Course topics and training are liable to be changed, added or removed throughout the year. 

Gift certificates are not personalized. It can be purchased by a person ("purchaser") and used by a third party ("the recipient").

The recipient of a gift certificate has a period of one year from the date of purchase to reserve their course or one-day wine tasting, Grands Crus class and intensive training. The expiry date is indicated on the gift voucher.

Article 5 - Changing your Reservation:

We offer the possibility to modify your booking once under the following conditions:

For courses, one-day wine tastings and Grands Crus classes:

The change request must be made at least two days before the date of your course and one-day wine tasting or Grands Crus course.

Any changes after this period and until the date of your course and one-day wine tasting or Grands Crus course is possible at the cost of €25.00 per person.

After the date of your course and one-day wine tasting and Grands Crus classes, no modifications are possible.

To request a change to your booking, send an e-mail to reservation@ecoleduvin.com (please specify the date, theme, the city of the modified reservation and the new desired reservation details) or by phone at +33 1 43 41 33 94.

Your changes will be processed as quickly as possible upon receipt, and will be considered firm and final.

For certified intensive training:

For EDV Level 1 certification: Changes can be made to your booking up to 7 days before the date of your training. Changes made after this period and until the date of the training is possible at the price of €65.00 per person.

For WSET Level 2 Award and EDV Level 2 certification: Changes can be made to your booking up to 14 days before the date of your training. Any changes after this period and until the date of the training is possible at the price of €125.00 per person.

For WSET Level 3 Award: Changes can be made to your booking up to 28 days before the date of your training. Any changes after this period and until the date of the training is possible at the price of €195.00 per person.

After the starting date of your training, no changes will be possible for all levels of training.

Changes to your booking can be requested uniquely by e-mail to the address formation@ecoleduvin.com (please specify the date, theme/level of training, the city of the modified reservation and the new desired reservation details).

Your changes will be processed as quickly as possible upon receipt, and will be considered firm and final.

Article 6 - Course Attendance:

Ecole du Vin offers courses and one-day wine tastings, Grands Crus classes and courses in different cities and locations as referred to in the client’s reservation.

Ecole du Vin reserves the right to modify these locations after informing the client accordingly of the new location.

For public health reasons, access to Ecole du Vin is for adults only, as our structure does not allow us to receive children. Classes are held in a friendly atmosphere and casual attire is welcome. Animals are not permitted.

Article 7 - Refunds:

All purchases made at Ecole du Vin are considered firm and final.

When purchasing of one or more gift certificates through our website, by mail or by telephone, the person who has placed the order has a cancellation period of 14 days. Any shipping costs will be at the client’s expense. After this deadline no refund will be made.

In accordance with Article L 121-20-4 of the Consumer Code, activities with a pre-determined date such as wine courses, Grands Crus classes, one-day tastings, intensive training and customized services are not subject to retraction.

Refunds will be made within 14 days after receiving the request for reimbursement at Ecole du Vin. Refunds will be made by check addressed to the client who placed the order and forwarded to the billing address indicated on the order.

Article 8 - Attribution of Jurisdiction:

For all disputes concerning the application of these general terms & conditions of sale, assignment of jurisdiction is made through the courts in Paris, France.