Wine Appreciation

Be shaken and stirred into a new exciting world
Price $199


Do you want to know more about wine?

Whether you want to become a certified sommelier or you just want to learn how to properly choose and serve wine at your dinner parties, our Wine Appreciation course is the best way for you to prepare yourself. The sheer number of wine varieties and rules surrounding wine service and tasting, understanding wine appreciation can be a mammoth task. Take away the fear and stigma for learning more about wine and use our course to learn:

  • how wine is made, from planting the seed to cultivating the grape to refining it into wine.
  • how different varieties of wine are created and what makes each of them different.
  • how to participate in a wine tasting as an expert.
  • what to look for in a wine you are tasting.
  • how to properly store your wine (no matter the variety).
  • how to choose the proper wine for every occasion.

Get on track to become a sommelier or just learn helpful information about wine.

Knowing how to choose the proper wine for any situation will serve you well in your life. If you want to impress someone on your first date, make your dinner party as seamless as possible, or even recommend the perfect wine to pair with your customer’s meal, knowledge of wine appreciation is invaluable. Don’t let yourself continue to shrink away when the subject of wine comes up. Get yourself the knowledge you need to impress you friends, or even lay the foundation for a fun and exciting career.

Learn on your time

With our online Wine Appreciation course, you are in complete control of your own education. Complete your coursework at your own pace without even having to leave your house. If you want to learn more about wine, sign up for our Wine Appreciation course now.

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Grape varieties

  • 1.1 White grapes
  • 1.2 Black grapes
  • 1.3 Red grapes
  • 1.4 Hybrid grapes

Module 2: Winemaking

  • 2.1 Planting
  • 2.2 Harvesting
  • 2.3 Crushing
  • 2.4 Primary fermentation
  • 2.5 Pressing
  • 2.6 Secondary fermentation
  • 2.7 Blending
  • 2.8 Filtration

Module 3: Wine varieties

  • 4.1 Red wine
  • 4.2 White wine
  • 4.3 Blends
  • 4.4 Rose
  • 4.5 Sparkling wine

Module 4: Why are there so many wine varieties?

  • 4.1 Factors that influence style
  • 4.2 Factors that influence quality
  • 4.3 Factors that influence price

Module 5: Wine regions

  • 5.1 USA
  • 5.2 France
  • 5.3 Italy
  • 5.4 Spain
  • 5.5 South America
  • 5.6 Other regions

Module 6: Wine tasting process

  • 6.1 Vertical vs. horizontal tastings
  • 6.2 Sight
  • 6.3 Smell
  • 6.4 Taste
  • 6.6 Wine tasting etiquette
  • 6.7 Scoring wine

Module 7: What to look for in your wine

  • 7.1 Balance
  • 7.2 Complexity and character
  • 7.3 Concentration
  • 7.4 Finish
  • 7.5 Faults

Module 8: Wine pairings: Wine & Food

  • 8.1 Purpose of wine pairings
  • 8.2 Classic pairings
  • 8.3 Effect of poor pairing

Module 9: How to serve wine

  • 9.1 Opening a bottle of wine
  • 9.2 Saving a bottle from a broken cork
  • 9.3 Proper pouring
  • 9.4 Using the right glass

Module 10: Proper wine storage

  • 10.1 How external variables affect wine
  • 10.2 Light whites and sparkling wines
  • 10.3 Medium-bodied whites and light-bodied reds
  • 10.4 Full-bodies whites and medium-bodies reds
  • 10.5 Full-bodied reds


Get not one but TWO Certificates!

  • 1At the end of the course students receive a free PDF certificate.
  • 2The Certificate is issued by Eventtrix and confirms course completion.
  • 3Students can also request an internationally recognised certificate issued by independent accreditation body - International Council for Online Educational Standards. This certificate is issued in hard copy only and is posted to your address. Certificate fee applies.
  • 4In order to be eligible for the certificate student needs to successfully complete the course and pass each course module.


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Enroll today! You have one year to activate your account and 45 days to complete the course from the activation date. Our courses are fully accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - AND you have a 14 day full money back guaranteed!

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