Brevet of Wine Stewardship

Get wine savvy anywhere anytime.

designed by

wine experts & consultants

to today's hospitality business

gain access to a unique

participatory experience

at your pace and in your own time

specialist online classes

These lectures deal in-depth with service aspects of wine. The course is particularly beneficial to aspiring sommeliers, wine waiting staff, chefs and restaurateurs, and anyone wanting to do wine service justice.

Why this wine course?

This course is designed for those in food and beverage positions. Participants will gain an understanding of the wine industry, knowledge of the main categories and styles of wines, recognition of the major grape varieties, an understanding to assess and evaluate wine professionally. Also covered in detail are the practical aspects of food and wine pairings, storage techniques and the basics of wine service, including wine list engineering.

the detailed

Brevet of Wine Stewardship

for sterling wine service

20 in-depth topics

Whilst the focus is on critical service skills including glassware and service equipment, as well as selecting and serving wines, and cellar management, this qualification incorporates the essentials of viticulture and winemaking, different grape varieties, how to assess wine professionally, the globalisation of the drink and its many different styles including sparkling and sweet wines, port and sherry as well as alternative bottlings, wine maturation, and of course food alchemy.

Designed with you in mind

This is an advanced level qualification for individuals in the hospitality industry or entering the business wanting to obtain wine certification. You will acquaint with the main principles of sommellerie (wine service), how to correctly care for and handle wine service equipment so as to store and serve wine effectively with the scope of increasing customer satisfaction. The qualification is self-paced but usually takes between 1 to 3 months to complete.

your virtual

Wine Bank

Now available online, the 20 lessons come supported by several resources such as video clips, podcasts, wine maps, grape glossaries, extra reading material, interaction with fellow students, quizzes, short assignments and home wine tasting tasks.

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Wine Campus actively supports and applies the EU Principles on E-learning compliant with the MECA-ODL quality standards. Students also highly rate the level of interaction with their tutor. This course is mentored by a veteran wine consultant to the hospitality industry and you will apprentice with him up to graduation day. Completion of the qualification leads to the coveted Wine Campus certificate.

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Wine Certified

No existing wine knowledge is needed. Students are encouraged to taste different wines throughout this course which is in English. No specialist equipment is required beyond access to the internet, wine glasses and a corkscrew. The cost of the wine samples is not included in the tuition fee.