Sommerlier course 1: Basics of wine, grapes and wine production

This sommelier course is a great course for those who want to learn about the basics of wine - and of course taste a lot of wine during the educational journey! In this course you will learn about the essence of wine, and more specifically about grapes and wine production. You will learn to taste wine like a sommelier, and you will understand how to distinguish between different grapes.

The package for Sommelier course 1 contains:       

  • 6 teaching sessions + one test

  • 18: 30-20.30 and one day a week

  • Tasting of min. 6 wines per night

  • You will receive a course certificate for completion 

  • The four courses we offer can be taken in any order

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3299 DKK

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15 Aug / 28 Sept.-  The history of the wine:

Origins of wine
- Development of wine from the beginning to today

22 Aug / 05 Oct  - The basics of wine and terminology:

The definition of​​ wine.
- What is terroir?
Other factors affecting the production of
​​ wine

29 Aug / 12 Oct  -  . Production of wine from grape to cask  

- Fermentation of the must and methods to "fix" it.
Additives in wine
- Laws and regulations on the cultivation and production of wine (DOC / G, Appellation etc)

Teacher: Winemaker Zachary Brierly

 

 

05 Sep / 19 Oct.  -  Wine with bubbles and dessert wines:
- review of production methods and the different types of sparkling and dessert wines the methods provide, as well as a review of the most well-known types.

 

12 Sep / 21 Oct - Understand the characteristics of key red grapes:
- focus on the five characteristics of grapes
- We will discover 8-10 of the most common grapes used for red wine production.

 

19 Sep / 02 Nov  -  Understand the characteristics of key white grapes:
- focus on the five characteristics of grapes
- We will discover 8-10 of the most common grapes used for white wine production.

 

22 Sep / 03 Nov  -  Final written test
Then the opportunity to purchase a closing dinner

Note: Classes are held in English