What you will learn
This course is an ideal starting point for wine enthusiasts wanting to get to grips with the basics, or those embarking on a career in wine or hospitality. In a short space of time, you’ll find yourself feeling much more confident tasting wine, navigating a wine list, buying bottles and pairing wine with food. The course will cover: o The main types and styles of wine o Common wine grapes and their characteristics o How to make food and wine pairings o Tutored tasting of nine wines (except online courses) o How to store and serve wine o How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT) o By the end of the course you’ll be able to taste wine using a globally recognised approach, identify key styles of wine and characteristics of important grape varieties. You’ll also learn the key principles of food and wine pairing and how to apply these to your own food and wine choices.