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.

 

Cost:
R 1,250 / person (Evening Course) Students attending classes receive a course manual and a set of 4 wine tasting glasses in a carry pack.
R 1,450 exc lunch (1-Day Course) per person  (optional lunch at an extra cost of R170 per person, at selected venues)
Students attending classes receive a course manual and a set of 4 wine tasting glasses in a carry pack.
R 720 (Correspondence) per person; this excludes any additional postage/courier costs of course, you will be liable for invigilation fees etc.

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2016 Wine Courses ~ Gauteng

 

EVENING COURSES:   
Time:    18h30 – 21h00 -- Exam:  18h30 – 19h30

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Tuesday 5th April Tuesday 12th April Tuesday 19th April
Sandton: Protea Balalika Tuesday 11th October Tuesday 18th October Tuesday 25th October

 

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

Area / Venue Lecture 1 & 2 Exam

Sandton: The Grandious

Saturday 30th January Monday 8th February
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 27th February Monday 7th March
Sandton: The Capital Saturday 12th March Thursday 31st March
Pretoria: Casa Toscana Lodge Saturday 30th April Monday 9th May
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 28th May Monday 6th June
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Saturday 18th June Monday 4th July
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 30th July Wednesday 10th August
Sandton: Da Vinci Hotel Saturday 27th August Monday5th September
Pretoria: Casa Toscana Lodge Saturday 17th September Monday 26th September
Sandton: The Capital Saturday 29th October Monday 7th November
Sandton: The Capital Saturday 29th November Monday 5th December
Sandton: Protea Balalika Saturday 10th December Wednesday 14th December


2016 Wine Courses ~ Western Cape / KwaZulu-Natal

 

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

Area / Venue 1st Lecture 2nd Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: Nietvoorbij Campus Monday 15th February Wednesday 17th February Monday 22nd February
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 23th May Monday 30th May Monday 6th June
Cape Town: Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Monday 4th July Wednesday 6th July Monday 11th July
Durbanville: De Grendel Wine Estate Monday 15th August Monday 22nd August Monday 29th August
Stellenbosch: Nietvoorbij Campus Monday 19th September Wednesday 21st September Monday 26th September

 

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

Area / Venue 1st Lecture Exam
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 30th January Wednesday 3rd February
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wines Saturday 20th February Monday 22nd February
Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 27th February Tuesday 1st March
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Friday 4th March Tuesday 8th March
Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 12th March Tuesday 15th March
Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 9th April Monday 11th April
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 23rd April Monday 25th April
Stellenbosch: Morgenhof Wine Estate Friday 20th May Monday 23rd May
Durban KZN: St James on Venice Saturday 21st May Wednesday 25th May
Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 4th June Monday 8th June
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wimes Friday 17th June Wednesday 22nd June
Groot Constantia Wine Estate Saturday 16th July Thursday 21st July
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Friday 22st July Tuesday 26th July
Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 6th August Monday 8th August
Durban KZN: St James on Venice Saturday 20th August Tuesday 23th August
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 27th August Monday 29th August
Stellenbosch: Delheim Wines Saturday 10th September Monday 12th September
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 22nd October Monday 24th October
Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands Saturday 19th November Wednesday 23rd November
Stellenbosch: Jordan Wine Estate Saturday 3rd December Monday 5th December