Wines of Portugal Ambassador – Initiation Level
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- wine-savvy public, but without knowledge or very basic knowledge about the wines of Portugal.
- importers, agents, Sommeliers, restaurant a wine shop owners, retailer, distributors
To provide to the trainees general knowledge about Portuguese wines with a strong focus on the 10 grape varieties:
- Fernão Pires
- Touriga Nacional
- Touriga Franca
The trainees should have a general idea about Portugal, they should understand the climatic, territorial and wine diversity of Portugal, they should know the existing regions (all) and the characteristics of the main ones (Vinho Verde, Porto & Douro, Bairrada , Dão, Lisbon, Tejo, Península de Setúbal, Alentejo), recognize the Fortified classic Portuguese wines, the 10 priority grape varieties and get basics of harmonization with Portuguese wine.
- General introduction of Portugal
- Climatic influences & terroir
- Wine regions
- Grapes varieties
- Portuguese wine styles
- Portuguese wines & food pairing
- Wine tasting session
- Number of wines for tasting: 12
- Materials provided: PowerPoint presentation, Wines of Portugal booklet
- Test: 15 questions test. Pass with 55% correct answers.
- Certificate - It confers certificate and title of "Wines of Portugal Ambassador".
Semester Time / Venue Tutor
29 Apr 2022 (Fri)
19:00 - 22:00
- 3 or more registered for the same course together
(Add 3 quantity of the course to enjoy automatic discount)
All fee and expenses are not refundable after commencement of the course.。If you need to refund before course starts, please email us via firstname.lastname@example.org。
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Who are your instructors?
All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.
What is the class size?
Our maximum class size：
Level 1：22 人
Level 2： 14 人
Level 3： 14 人
We will try to arrange you to fit into another class of the same course to make up for the absent class. However according to the class size, wine tasting samples may be allocated at last priority. For better preparation, please let us know your absent arrangement as soon as possible.
Why Hong Kong Wine Academy?
Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.
Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.
What is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET® )?
WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.
Are there any prerequisites for taking the WSET® courses?
No. However, we recommend those who intend to take the Intermediate Certificate course should have basic knowledge in wine and spirit, and those who intend to take the Advanced Certificate course should have good knowledge in wine and spirit.
Can the courses be taught in other languages?
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.