WSET (UK) Intermediate Certificate in Wines

CS032 | WSET (UK) Intermediate Certificate in Wines

 

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Aim

WSET's Intermediate Certificate in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

 

 

What you will learn

  •     How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)

  •     How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:
    •         Pinot Grigio/Gris
    •         Chardonnay
    •         Sauvignon Blanc
    •         Riesling
    •         Cabernet Sauvignon
    •         Merlot
    •         Pinot Noir
    •         Syrah/Shiraz
  •     The style and quality of wines:

    •         made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
    •         produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world


  •     How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
    •         Sparkling wines
    •         Fortified wines
  •     Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality

  •     Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine

  •     Principles of food and wine pairing




 

Requirements

Minimum of 17 years of age

 

Duration

7 sessions of 4 hours each (5pm -9pm)

 

Course Dates

1st cohort:

Tuesday 24th September
Tuesday 1st October
Tuesday 8th October
Tuesday 15th October
Tuesday 22nd October
Tuesday 29th October
Tuesday 5th November

Tuesday 19th November EXAM

 

2nd cohort:

Tuesday 12th November
Tuesday 19th November
Tuesday 26th November
Tuesday 3rd December
Tuesday 10th December
Tuesday 17th December
Tuesday 7th January 2020

Tuesday 21st January EXAM

 

Assessment Method

Participants are to sit for an examination at the end of the course.

 

Course Fee

€275

 

 

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Please note that in all modular courses the amount of sessions and hours does not include the session for examination or practical assessment.  

In all instances ITS may decide to refrain from organising a particular course mentioned above in case the number of applicants is low or for any other reason it deems necessary. 

 

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