Module 1: What is Wine & How is it Made?
Name the main parts of a grape and what they contain. Name the key stages in the annual cycle of grape growing and know what happens during ripening. Name and define different grape-growing climates and state how they can affect the characteristics of grapes. List the requirements for and the products of alcoholic fermentation. Name and correctly order the key stages in the production of still white, red and rosé wines.
Module 2: Types & Styles of Wine
Identify the three main styles of wine: still wines, sparkling wines, fortified wines. Study the notable structural characteristics of all wines.
Module 3: Introduction to Tasting
To learn how to taste wine and describe its notable characteristics using language from WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting. To distinguish differences and similarities between different styles of wine.
Module 4: Grape Varieties & Wines
Name the principal grape varieties and identify the characteristics and styles of their wines. Identify and relate named wines from principal grape varieties to the grape varieties, types, characteristics and styles of wine.
Identify and relate other popular named wines to the types, characteristics and styles of wine.
Module 5: Storage & Service of Wines
Identify and define the ideal conditions for the short and long-term storage of wine. State the recommended service temperature for the principal types and styles of wine. State the correct procedures for opening and serving wine.
Module 6: Pairing Food & Wines
Identify the principal food and wine interactions and recognise the effect they typically have on a wine.
Please note that enrolments can only be confirmed when payment is received and registrations close 10 days before the course date. If you are booking close to the closing date, please pay by credit card only.
|Net price||€ 131.15|
|VAT 22%||€ 28.85|