Wine Appreciation and Tasting for Beginners
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Hospitality, Hair and Beauty
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Laurence Building, Hele Road site 23/01/19 13/02/19 Wed (4 weeks) 18:00-20:00 £85 NONE

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This exciting and informative course aims to provide you with some basic knowledge of wine and the technique of tasting and appreciating fine wines from around the world. The course may also include a trip a local producer; Pebblebed Vineyard in Topsham.

What topics will I study?

This programme will cover:

- How wine is made

- Understanding labels

- Basic terminology

- Wine and Food Matching

- Tasting and comparing wines

What are the entry requirements?

None – all are welcome. Strictly over 19s only on this programme.

What facilities are there?

The Laurence Building boasts industry standard kitchens with professional equipment, alongside a newly built skills kitchen area and a fully licensed bar within our fabulous @thirty-four restaurant. The facilities and lecturers provide the best environment for you to learn.

What can the course lead on to?

You could undertake another catering course.

Are there any additional costs?


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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