Wine Foundation Course

Quick Details

  • Duration: 3 hour classes
  • Schedule: 3 consecutive weeks 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

This Introduction to Wine: Wine Foundation Course will introduce you, at a very basic level, to the main styles of wine available, wine storage and service and the matching of food and wine.

On completion of the Wine Education Class, Tasting Class, a student will be able to:

  • Describe in general terms the main styles of wines available
  • Display a basic understanding of the factors that determine the main styles of wine
  • Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principal grape varieties
  • State the procedures for the storage of wine
  • State the procedures for the opening of wines
  • State the social, health, safety and legal issues relating to the consumption of wine
  • Produce simple tasting notes using the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Understand basic food and wine matching theory