Introduction to Wine

This course is designed to introduce students to the terminology, production regions, and principles of wine production, selection, and service.

Paired with the Serving it Right Certificate students will be prepared.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Provide a brief historical overview of the production and cultural significance of wine in societies around the world.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of differing wine types and growing and production regions.
  • Describe the process of vinification and the wine production process.
  • List and characterize the differences between the major varieties of wine and champagne.
  • Define and use the terms common to the wine industry.
  • Compare and differentiate the methods used in the production of wine.
  • Identify how the history of wine impacts the hospitality industry.
  • Identify, utilize and implement beverage handling, storage, service techniques, sales and alcohol service methods utilized in the hospitality industry.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of wine service.
  • Provide a rational for wine groupings and wine food pairings.
  • Describe the regulations that control classification and sale of wine in different regions of the world.

Call us to speak with a Taylor Pro College representative.

Kelowna Location:

Phone: (250) 765-7624

Vancouver Location:

Phone: 604-677-3866

Entry Requirements

  • Students must complete an intake with recruitment team.

Application Processing

  • Throughout the year

Completion

  • Certificate

Assessment

  • Student will be assessed by daily attendance, assignments, and completion of in class activities.

Completion Requirements

  • To successfully complete this course, students must:

    • Pass the final exam
    • Attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled classes
    • Achieve a minimum overall score of 50%

     

Program Duration: 40 hours

Credentials Provided: Certificate

Fees: CAD $850.00

Delivery Methods:
Online| On-campus| Combined
Modules
Topics
1
Sensory analysis
2
Product knowledge
3
Service techniques
4
Equipment
5
Fermentation and alcohol
6
Production, storage and service
7
White, red, roses, champagne, sherry, port
8
Wine tasting
9
Wine lists and pricing
10
Supply chain management
11
Marketing and sales
12
Sanitation and safety
13
Responsible alcohol service
14
Workplace safety
15
Serving it Right
16
Final Exam and wrap up
Course sequencing may vary
The program is delivered in English. The program will employ an in-class lecture delivery format. There is no mandatory homework; however, it is recommended that you review daily lectures and exercises completed.
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