CERTIFIED SOMMELIER COURSE 2017/2018
The Certified Sommelier Course is constructed around an international version of the AIS (Italian Sommelier Association) course, reputed as the best Sommelier program in the industry, due to over 50 years of professional experience and development. The internationally recognised Diploma will enable you to work anywhere in the world.
The course includes tasting 100+ of the finest wines, beers, spirits and sakes, covering the following topics:
- Sommelier Service, Tasks and Requirements
- Viticulture and Oenology
- Sensory Analysis
- Wine Tasting Technique
- Wines of the World
- Beers and Spirits
- Sake Masterclass
- Food & Wine Pairing Technique
The stand alone Sake Masterclass will cover history and geography, types and basics of sake brewing and food matching.
To further enhance the educational experience, we routinely organise student trips and visits to breweries, wine estates and distilleries in London and the South East, putting into prospective all that is learnt in the classroom.
But it doesn't stop there! Once graduated, we take great pride in helping our sommeliers to find their dream jobs, with our vast connections in the fine wine and catering business.
Our Course is an incredible opportunity for people passionate about the glorious world of wine, offering the most complete education available. It is a unique starting point for anyone who wishes for a more rewarding career.
The professionalism acquired during the course, has allowed some of the most talented students, soon after completing the course, to successfully pass the highly demanding selection processes of some of the most eminent restaurants in London. Names such as The Ritz, Aqua Shard, I Quattro Passi, The Savoy, Shangri La, Galvin, The Dorchester, Bulgari, Baglioni, Gordon Ramsey, Novikov, Pollen Street Social, Social Eating House, Social Wine and Tapas, Hakkasan, Locanda Locatelli, Texture, Tamarind, Zuma & Roka, have our sommeliers in their team.