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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

You will automatically receive a discount when booking more than one student for each course.

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10 April / 21 Oct -The basics of wine and terminology: 

–The definition of ​​vin; Introduction to wine tasting

– What is terroir?

– Other factors affecting the production of ​​wine

17 April  / 28 Oct - Understanding the characteristics of key white grapes:

– focus on the five characteristics of grapes

- We will discover 10-12 of the most common grapes used for white wine production.

24 April / 4 November  -  Understand the characteristics of key white grapes (cont.) and understand the characteristics of key red grapes

– focus on the five characteristics of grapes

- We will discover 10-12 of the most common grapes used for white and red wine production.

19 Feb / 11 Nov  -Understand the characteristics of key red grapes (cont.):

– focus on the five characteristics of grapesr

- We will discover 10-12 of the most common grapes used for red wine production.

 

 

 

 

08 May / 18 Nov - .Production of wine from grape to barrel 

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

Instructor: winemaker Zachary Brierly

15 May / 25 NovWine 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.

 

16 May / 02 Dec Final written test
Afterwards, the option to purchase an additional closing dinner

Note: Classes are held in English 

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