Dates: from 03/10/2016, every Monday
Time: 6,00pm - 10,00pm
LocationRydges Kensington Hotel - 61 Gloucester Road - London, SW7 4PE - Two minutes walk from Gloucester Road Station.

SCHEDULE

1.LESSON - MONDAY 03/10/2016
The Sommelier - Service of Wine - Service temperatures - Wine Succession on the Table
The Tools - The Cellar - The Wine List
TASTING: 6 WINES

2.LESSON - MONDAY 10/10/2016
Viticulture: The Vineyard - Diseases and Defects of Wine
TASTING: 6 WINES

3.LESSON - MONDAY 17/10/2016
Vinification process: White and Red Wines
TASTING: 6 WINES

4.LESSON - MONDAY 24/10/2016
Wine Tasting Technique - Visual, Olfactory and Taste Analysis
Wine Service Exercise - Bottle opening
TASTING: 6 WINES

5.LESSON - MONDAY 31/10/2016
Wine Tasting Technique - Deconstructed Tasting Exercise:
Tasting a wine sample plus 5 solutions of glycerine, sugar, alcohol, acid and tannin
OLFACTORY EXERCISE: Flowers and Fruits, Aromatic Herbs and Spices.
TASTING: 6 WINES

6.LESSON - MONDAY 07/11/2016
Sparkling wine, Sweet Wines, Fortified and Flavoured wines
Wine Service Exercise - Sparkling wine bottle opening
TASTING: 6 WINES

7.LESSON - MONDAY 14/11/2016
Beer and Spirits
TASTING: 6 Beers & Spirits
Self Evaluation Test and Wine tasting

8.LESSON - MONDAY 21/11/2016
Wine Evaluation Score Form
Europe Enography: France - part 1
TASTING: 5 WINES

9.LESSON – MONDAY 28/11/2016
Europe Enography: France - part 2
TASTING: 6 WINES

10.LESSON - MONDAY 05/12/2016
Europe Enography: Italy part 1
TASTING: 6 WINES

11.LESSON - MONDAY 12/12/2016
Europe Enography: Italy part 2
TASTING: 6 WINES

12.LESSON - MONDAY 09/01/2017
Europe Enography: Italy part 3
TASTING: 6 WINES

13.LESSON - MONDAY 16/01/2017
Europe Enography: the rest of the continent
TASTING: 6 WINES including one "Made in England"

14.LESSON - MONDAY 23/01/2017
International Enography: America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the rest of the world
TASTING: 6 WINES

15.LESSON - MONDAY 30/01/2017
Food and Wine Sensory Analysis, pairing technique
Condiments - Aromatic Herbs - Sauces - Eggs
TASTING: FOOD AND WINE

16.LESSON - MONDAY 06/02/2017
Sake production methods, taste olfactory examination of different typologies, food and sake pairing
TASTING: SAKE AND FOOD

17.LESSON - MONDAY 13/02/2017
Pasta, Bread, Pizza and Rice - Seafood - Vegetables
TASTING: FOOD AND WINE

18.LESSON - MONDAY 20/02/2017
White and Red Meat, Game, Charcuterie
TASTING: FOOD AND WINE

19.LESSON - MONDAY 27/02/2017
Cheese, Dessert and Chocolate - Didactic Dinner
TASTING: FOOD AND WINE

20. WRITTEN EXAMINATION - MONDAY 13/03/2017

21. FINAL EXAM - ORAL EXAMINATION - MONDAY 27/03/2017

PRICE - The 5 month course costs £1375 (incl. 20% VAT = £1650* inclusive) and is payable in three instalments to help you spread the cost. Alternatively, you can pay the initial deposit and then spread the rest of the cost with monthly standing order payment of £230.

* If you wish to pay by PayPal, please let us know. Payments using PayPal will incur a handling fee (5%)

£500.00 due by 15/09/2016
£550.00 due by 10/10/2016
£600.00 due by 09/12/2016

This fee includes everything you need to complete the course:
tasting of 100 wines, food matching, 5 books, notebooks.