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July 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


This course and examination will take place at MESH Club on 20 July 2023

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This is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is a great course for those wanting to know about wine styles, grape varieties, food & wine pairing and correct service and storage of wines.

**Please note places are strictly limited and subject to availability**


The course includes tutored wine tastings and a food and wine matching exercise. (Note: It is not compulsory to take part in wine tasting which makes this level suitable for students who prefer not to drink alcohol but who still wish to obtain an internationally recognised wine qualification).

Who it is aimed at:
Wine consumers wanting to know more about wines within an interactive, structured framework.
Candidates early in their career within the hospitality or retail industry.

The Course:
Each course comprises of a lesson date and an exam date.

The lectures are normally run over one full day from 09h00 to 17h00 that usually includes the examination at the end.


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.