South African Wine Level I


Course information
This one-day (8-hour) intensive course is designed for aspiring hospitality professionals seeking to cultivate an appreciation for South African wines and deepen their knowledge. A brief global history of wine is followed by an exploration of viticulture and winemaking principles. The course then delves into the fundamental principles of winemaking and highlights key grape varieties used in South Africa. Guided by comprehensive lectures and benchmark tastings, students will discover how grapes are cultivated and how winemaking can determine the final product. The course also examines the key wine regions of South Africa. Included in the curriculum is a wine tasting methodology for comparing different wines. Candidates’ knowledge and learning will be validated through an exam at the conclusion of the course. Elevate your hospitality career through this immersive educational experience.
Course Pre-requisites
Our courses are delivered in English, so a good oral and written understanding of the language is required by candidates. This course is only open to people over 18 years old.

Price includes the cost of the MCQ exam. Courses begin at 08:00 am promptly and run until approximately 17:00 pm each day.

This course can be offered on LIVE distant learning, the wine samples and manuals are sent to the candidate by courier, for the same price.

Duration: One Full Day at our Cape Town Office.