Italian Wine Specialist Course

Italy is currently the number one wine exporting and producing country in the world, and it is well represented into the Australia territory. This course is appositely created to be extremely beneficial to both wine industry professional (servers, Sommeliers, sales reps, educators) and wine enthusiasts, who are interested in the ever-growing vast and opportunity-packed world of Italian wine.

The course consists of 24 hours (8 days) of class time and tasting, with a final written exam (5th day) required to achieve the certificate, issued by the Australian & New Zealand Institute of Sommeliers and recognized internationally by the Worldwide Sommelier Association. This class will deeply and truly explore all 20 wine regions of Italy, their wine laws, regulations, grape varietals, traditions, trends, history, typicality as well as key characteristics and will include a brief overview of cuisine and culture.

Download Enrolment Form: IWS FORM 17R1

1 Lesson Wine Tasting Technique: Visual Examination
North Italy Enography: Val d’Aosta, Piemonte
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
2 Lesson Wine Tasting Technique: Olfactory Examination
North Italy Enography: Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
3 Lesson Wine Tasting Technique: Tasting Examination
North Italy Enography: Trentino Alto Adige, Lombardia
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
4 Lesson Italian Legislation
North Italy Enography: Liguria, Emilia Romagna, Toscana
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
5 Lesson Central Italy Enography: Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
6 Lesson South Italy Enography: Lazio, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
7 Lesson South Italy Enography: Calabria, Sicilia, Sardegna
Wine Tasting of 3 Regional Wines
8 Lesson Written exam
Wine Tasting exam

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