À propos

Whether you want to become a certified sommelier or you just want to learn how to properly choose and serve wine at your dinner parties, this Wine Appreciation course is the best way for you to prepare yourself.

The sheer number of wine varieties and rules surrounding wine service and tasting, understanding wine appreciation can be a mammoth task.

Get on track to become a sommelier or just learn helpful information about wine. Knowing how to choose the proper wine for any situation will serve you well in your life. 

    Prérequis

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: Grape Varieties

    • White grapes
    • Black grapes
    • Red grapes
    • Hybrid grapes

    Module 2: Winemaking

    • Planting
    • Harvesting
    • Crushing
    • Primary fermentation
    • Pressing
    • Secondary fermentation
    • Blending
    • Filtration

    Module 3: Wine Varieties

    • Red wine
    • White wine
    • Blends
    • Rose
    • Sparkling wine

    Module 4: Why Are There So Many Wine Varieties?

    • Factors that influence style
    • Factors that influence quality
    • Factors that influence price

    Module 5: Wine Regions

    • USA
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • South America
    • Other regions

    Module 6: Wine Tasting Process

    • Vertical vs. horizontal tastings
    • Sight
    • Smell
    • Taste
    • Wine tasting etiquette
    • Scoring wine

    Module 7: What To Look For In Your Wine

    • Balance
    • Complexity and character
    • Concentration
    • Finish
    • Faults

    Module 8: Wine Pairings: Wine & Food

    • Purpose of wine pairings
    • Classic pairings
    • Effect of poor pairing

    Module 9: How To Serve Wine

    • Opening a bottle of wine
    • Saving a bottle from a broken cork
    • Proper pouring
    • Using the right glass

    Module 10: Proper Wine Storage

    • How external variables affect wine
    • Light whites and sparkling wines
    • Medium-bodied whites and light-bodied reds
    • Full-bodies whites and medium-bodies reds
    • Full-bodied reds

    Carrière

    Who is this course for?

    Anyone with an interest in wine! From the amateur wine-lover to the aspiring sommelier, this course is a must for those who enjoy wine and would like to know more about this fascinating beverage.

    Perspectives de carrière

    • Explore a fascinating career as a Sommelier
    • Be a better bartender, server, and chef with a finer understanding of food pairings
    • Wow friends and family with your advanced understanding of wine

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution

    Creator

    Matthew Kimmel

    Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

    He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

    His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

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    Wine Appreciation

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    À propos

    Whether you want to become a certified sommelier or you just want to learn how to properly choose and serve wine at your dinner parties, this Wine Appreciation course is the best way for you to prepare yourself.

    The sheer number of wine varieties and rules surrounding wine service and tasting, understanding wine appreciation can be a mammoth task.

    Get on track to become a sommelier or just learn helpful information about wine. Knowing how to choose the proper wine for any situation will serve you well in your life. 

      Prérequis

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Leçons

      Module 1: Grape Varieties

      • White grapes
      • Black grapes
      • Red grapes
      • Hybrid grapes

      Module 2: Winemaking

      • Planting
      • Harvesting
      • Crushing
      • Primary fermentation
      • Pressing
      • Secondary fermentation
      • Blending
      • Filtration

      Module 3: Wine Varieties

      • Red wine
      • White wine
      • Blends
      • Rose
      • Sparkling wine

      Module 4: Why Are There So Many Wine Varieties?

      • Factors that influence style
      • Factors that influence quality
      • Factors that influence price

      Module 5: Wine Regions

      • USA
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • South America
      • Other regions

      Module 6: Wine Tasting Process

      • Vertical vs. horizontal tastings
      • Sight
      • Smell
      • Taste
      • Wine tasting etiquette
      • Scoring wine

      Module 7: What To Look For In Your Wine

      • Balance
      • Complexity and character
      • Concentration
      • Finish
      • Faults

      Module 8: Wine Pairings: Wine & Food

      • Purpose of wine pairings
      • Classic pairings
      • Effect of poor pairing

      Module 9: How To Serve Wine

      • Opening a bottle of wine
      • Saving a bottle from a broken cork
      • Proper pouring
      • Using the right glass

      Module 10: Proper Wine Storage

      • How external variables affect wine
      • Light whites and sparkling wines
      • Medium-bodied whites and light-bodied reds
      • Full-bodies whites and medium-bodies reds
      • Full-bodied reds

      Carrière

      Who is this course for?

      Anyone with an interest in wine! From the amateur wine-lover to the aspiring sommelier, this course is a must for those who enjoy wine and would like to know more about this fascinating beverage.

      Perspectives de carrière

      • Explore a fascinating career as a Sommelier
      • Be a better bartender, server, and chef with a finer understanding of food pairings
      • Wow friends and family with your advanced understanding of wine

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution

      Creator

      Matthew Kimmel

      Expertise:

      Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

      He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

      His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

      9874 Students

      de Remboursement

      Accrédité

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