The South African Wine Course

 

The South African Wine Course is your introduction to wine, wine origins, and how to identify and compare wines through taste, sight and smell. On completion of the course, students can take an in-depth journey into South African wine with the Certificate Wine Course.

Course overview
The South African Wine Course comprises two lectures complete with wine tastings as well as an exam.

 

Lecture 1
»
The five taste sensations
» Cause and effect wine tasting
» Grape Varieties
» Storage and service
» Tutored white wine tasting.

Lecture 2
» Viticulture
» Harvesting of quality wine
» Wine making practices
» Tutored red wine tasting.

Exam
»
Theory Examination (60 minutes)


Who should do the South African Wine Course?
The South African Wine Course is designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in wine appreciation. This is also the starting point to a career in the wine and hospitality industry.

This is a fun and informative course designed to enhance your appreciation of wine by equipping you with the basic skills in identifying and appreciating South African wines.

Course duration
Two evening lectures OR a five hour day course with an exam. Course duration: 5 hours.

Successful completion of this course will enable students to enrol for the Cape wine academy's Certificate wine course.

Course materials
All lectures include wine tastings, course materials and four International tasting glasses in a branded wine carrier pack.

 

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2018 Wine Courses ~ Gauteng

 

EVENING COURSES:

*Cost:   R1395.00 per person

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Sandton:De Vinci Wednesday 25th April Tuesday 2nd May Monday 14th May
Sandton: The Capital Wednesday 5th September Wednesday 12th September Wednesday 26th September

 

Time:   18h30 – 21h00 -- Exam:  18h30 – 19h30
Students attending classes receive a course manual and a set of 4 wine tasting glasses in a carry pack.

 

DAY COURSES: 2017

 

Area / Venue Lecture 1 & 2 Exam
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 4th November Monday 13th November
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Saturday 2nd December Monday 11th December

 

DAY COURSES: 2018

*Cost:  R1,650.00 per person (optional lunch at an extra cost of R190 per person, at selected venues)

 

Area / Venue Lecture 1 & 2 Exam

Sandton: The Capital 20 West

Saturday 27th January Monday 5th February
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 24th February Monday 5th March
Pretoria: Protea Balalika Saturday 24th March Monday 9th April
Pretoria: Casa Toscana Saturday 5th May Monday 14th May
Sandton: The Capital 20 West Saturday 26th May Monday 4th June
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Saturday 23rd June Monday 9th July
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 28th July Monday 6th August
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 25th August Monday 10th September
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Saturday 29th September Monday 8th October
Sandton: The Capital 20 West Saturday 27th October Monday 5th November
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 24th November Monday 3rd December
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 1st December Monday 10th December

 

Time:    08h15 – 13h30 -- Exam:  18h30 – 19h30

2018 Wine Courses ~ Western Cape

 

EVENING COURSES:
*Cost:   R1395.00 per person

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: ARC, Idas Valley Monday 12th February Thursday 15th February Monday 19th February
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 5th March Monday 12th March Monday 19th March
King David Mowbray Golf Club: Pinelands Monday 16th April Monday 23rd April Monday 30th April
Durbanville: Urban Wines Monday 7th May Monday 14th May Monday 21st May
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 23rd July Monday 30th July Monday 6th August
Stellenbosch: ARC, Idas Valley Monday 20thAugust Thursday 23rd August Monday 27th August
Durbanville: Urban Wines Monday 5th October Monday 22nd October Monday 29th October

 

Time:    18h00 – 20h30 -- Exam:  18h00 – 19h00

 

DAY COURSES: 2017
Time:    08h15 – 13h30 -- Exam:  18h00 – 18h45   

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 28th October Tuesday 31st October
King David Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 11th November Tuesday 14th November
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Esate Friday 1st December Monday 4th December

 

DAY COURSES: 2018
*Cost:  R1,650.00 per person (optional lunch at an extra cost of R180 per person, at selected venues)

Time:    18h00 – 20h30 -- Exam:  18h00 – 19h00

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 27th January Tuesday 30th January
Pinelands: King David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 24th February Monday 26th February
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 16th March Tuesday 20th March
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wines Saturday 14th April Tuesday 17th April
Constantia: Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 5th May Tuesday 8th May
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 18th May Tuesday 22nd May
Pinelands: king David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 2nd June Monday 4th June
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 28th July Monday 6th August
Constantia: Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 11th August Tuesday 14th August
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wines Saturday 18th August Wednesday 22nd August
Pinelands: king David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 1st September Monday 3rd September
Paarl: Backsberg Wine Estate Friday 14th September Tuesday 18th September
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 26th October Monday 29th October
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 1st December Tuesday 4th December

(*Outlying venues - Worcester, Hermanus, Port Elizabeth, Knysna, George & Robertson.)