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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2019 Wine Courses ~ Gauteng

 

EVENING COURSES: 2019

Time: 18h00 - 20h30
Exam: 45 minutes
*Cost:  R1,300.00 per person

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Sandton: Protea balalaika Tuesday 7th May Wednesday 15th May Online
Sandton: The Capital 20 West Wednesday 4th September Wednesday 11th September Online

 

DAY COURSES: 2019

Time: 07h45 - 13h30
Exam: 45 minutes
*Cost:  R1,550.00 per person

 

Area / Venue Lecture 1 & 2 Exam

Sandton: The Capital 20 West

Saturday 26th January Online
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 09th February Online
Sandton: Protea Balalaika Saturday 09th March Online
Sandton: Protea Balalaika Saturday 13th April Online
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 4th May Online
Sandton: The Capital 20 West Saturday 1st June Online
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 06th July Online
Sandton: Protea Balalaika Saturday 24th August Online
Sandton: The Capital 20 West Saturday 28th September Online
Sandton: Protea Balalaika Saturday 26th October Online
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 23th November Online
Centurion: Leriba Hotel Saturday 07th December Online

 

2019 Wine Courses ~ Western Cape

 

EVENING COURSES:

Time: 18h00 - 20h30
Exam: 18h00 - 18h45
*Cost
:   R1300.00 per person

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: TBC Monday 04th February Wednesday 6th February Monday 11th February
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 25th February Monday 04th March Monday 11th March
King David Mowbray Golf Club: Pinelands Monday 8th April Wednesday 10th April Wednesday 17th April
Durbanville: Urban Wines Monday 6th May Monday 13th May Monday 20th May
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 22nd July Monday 29th July Monday 05th August
Stellenbosch: TBC Monday 19th August Thursday 22nd August Monday 26th August
Durbanville: Urban Wines Monday 28th October Monday 4th November Monday 11th November

 

DAY COURSES: 2019

Time: 07h45 - 13h30
Exam: 18h00 - 18h45
*Cost:  R1,550.00 per person (optional lunch at an extra cost of R180 per person, at selected venues)

 

Area / Venue 1st Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 26th January Tuesday 29th January
Pinelands: King David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 09th February Tuesday 12th Febuary
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 01st March Wednesday 13th March
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wines Saturday 06th April Tuesday 09th April
Constantia: Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 4th May Tuesday 07th May
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 17th May Tuesday 21st May
Pinelands: king David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 01st June Wednesday 05th June
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 27th July Monday 05th August
Constantia: Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 03rd August Wednesday 07th August
Pinelands: king David Mowbray Golf Club Saturday 7th September Monday 09th September
Paarl: Backsberg Wine Estate Friday 13th September Monday 16th September
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 04th October Monday 07th October
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Saturday 7th December Tuesday 10th December

 

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

 

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