Introduction to Wine
To serve wine properly, you need to understand the different types of wine, how they’re made, and which foods they compliment. You’ll learn all this and more.
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English
ENGLISH
1 - 2 hours
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About the Course

As wine is now one of the most popular alcoholic drinks, demand has risen for professionals who serve wine properly. Understanding correct serving practices and demonstrating detailed knowledge of the different types of wine is important if you want to deliver a high standard of service to your customers.  The Introduction to Wine Course will provide you with the skills to serve wine properly, show you how to taste wine and teach you what wines compliment specific foods.

Who is course suitable for?

Our introduction to Wine course is suitable for anyone who is has an interest in this wonderful drink. Additionally, it is also perfect for hospitality professionals with no wine experience and who are keen to gain a thorough understanding of the types of wine and how to serve it correctly.  You also may be an experienced professional such as a waiter or waitress who would like to enhance your knowledge.

Course Content

Our Introduction to Wine Course is broken down into 3 easy to follow modules: –

The Wine Production Process – In this section of the course you will learn about the entire wine-making process – from planting the grape vines all the way through to bottling the wine.

Grape Varietals – The type of grapes that are used to produce wine will have a significant impact on how it tastes and looks. Here you will learn about the most common grape varietals, and the wines that they produce.

Serving Wine – Now that you have a background understanding of wine and how it is made, we will show you what to look for in a wine tasting, how to serve wine correctly and which wines to pair with various menu items.

Format

This course is presented in easy to follow units, with Test Your Knowledge sections that allow you to check your understanding.  At the end of the course you will need to complete and pass a multiple-choice assessment to obtain your certificate.

Duration and Time Limit

The course can be completed in approximately 1 – 2 hours, although there is no time limit and you can do the course at your own pace.

Certificate

After finishing the course and successful completion of the final assessment you can download a PDF certificate, which is fully endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.

We only work with the very best

Our training courses are written and managed by hospitality professionals with many years’ experience in their field. You will be learning from the best and you will come away from your training inspired by mentors who understand your aspirations and requirements.

Group Training

If you are responsible for training a large number of staff, you may also be interested in our group training portal www.thetrainingterminal.co. Our well established system allows you to easily track and record who has received and completed the training, while reducing the need for administration and paperwork.

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Course Modules

  • The Wine Production Process
  • Grape Varietals
  • Serving Wine

Testimonials

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4 5 1
i expected a bit more deep knowledge

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3 5 1
Should be adapted to work on iPads as I was unable to see suggestions as no mouse

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5 5 1
Very exciting course

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4 5 1
A few mistakes , but very helpful , it will give me a good help in the future.

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4 5 1
A fairly basic introduction but easy to follow

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4 5 1
VERY GOOD THANK YOU

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4 5 1
Simple but informative of the basics. Good value

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5 5 1
A well presented and detailed course

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4 5 1
Really informative well worth studying

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4 5 1
I learned quite a lot. It contains a lot of details, also it is clearly written, due to it is not hard to read.

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5 5 1
Great introduction, learnt a lot in a short amount of time!

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5 5 1
This is my very first time learning about wine since I have ZERO knowledge about it. This course helps me a lot! I hope I could gain a very useful knowledge once I finish this course. Thanks! Ridho

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4 5 1
the course was easy to understand and very helpful

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5 5 1
Very informative and again, well laid out.

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5 5 1
nicely introduce about Wine...Thanks

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4 5 1
Very interesting

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5 5 1
This course gave me the knowledge I already had and provided my chance to gain work successful.

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5 5 1
Have done several courses with this company. Very impressed.

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5 5 1
Did this through my work. Really helpful and gave me a much better understanding.

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4 5 1
Good intro to wine and how it is made.

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5 5 1
Great photos and enjoyed the course.

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4 5 1
A bit more interaction would be good. But learnt alot so no complaints.

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4 5 1
Nice course with no problems.

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5 5 1
Straighforward and easy to follow.

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5 5 1
Excellent course.

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4 5 1
Not in the industry but did the course to understand wine better. I now know the difference between the different wine varieties. Some info not needed but good for general knowledge.

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4 5 1
Good course and for the price.

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5 5 1
Bought for my restaurant staff to get an understanding of the basics. Really good course. Staff now suggesting and upselling!!

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4 5 1
Very good overview. Reconfirmed what I knew.

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5 5 1
As a waiter I unfortunately knew nothing about wine! This was excellent and now I know types of wine and what wines to recommend with what foods. Really helpful.