The Wines of Argentina Ambassadors Program is designed for students of wine and anyone working in the wine industry who wants to have a deeper knowledge and understanding of Argentina: its wine regions, history,
geology, climate, and producers.
- Increase the knowledge of Argentina’s winegrowing regions,
focusing on the terroir characteristics of its main wine valleys.
- Introduce the key factors of terroir that distinguish Argentina as
a wine country.
- Educate about the general characteristics of winemaking in
Argentina, contributing to the training of future Ambassadors of
Vino Argentino abroad.
- Showcase Argentina’s diverse character (diversity of landscapes,
terroirs, grape varieties, wine styles, etc.).
- Create a perception of Argentina as a forward thinking and
modern country in terms of wine and enhance the global image
of Vino Argentino.
- Characterize the main varieties associated to each region
through a wine tasting.
- Key factors for the creation of the best wines ever: Terrior, Altitude, Climate, Wine Producer's Commitment, etc
- Main winegrowing figures
- History of winemaking
- Wine legislation
- Wine regions: North region, Cuyo region, Patagonia & Atlantic region
- Tasting Samples：12
- Study Materials：PowerPoint notes
- Test：Closed book exam on Online platform with 30 Multiple Choice Questions；Passing Grade 70%
- Certificate： It confers certificate and title of “Wines of Argentina Ambassador”
學期 時間 / 地點 導師
9 Dec 2022 (星期五)
19:00 - 22:00
WA503 - 尖沙咀北京道71-77號誠信大廈5樓503室
Adverse Weather Policy
If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.
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?
Yes. In addition to Cantonese, we also teach courses in English and Mandarin on ad hoc based.
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.