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Diploma In Wine And Spirit

The Wine and Management Programme takes place in Paris, the French capital of culture, gastronomy, and the art of fine living. French vineyards remain a reference throughout the world, making the French capital the ideal location for in-depth wine studies.

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The Wine and Management Programme students acquire knowledge and skills through both theory and practical training to:

  • Evaluate the quality of a wine by organoleptic analysis and be able to analyze wines on a worldwide level
  • Master management, business, and financial technology skills
  • Discover food and wine pairing in a curious and open minded manner and learn how to make your own pairings
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of French vineyards as well as the open-minded approach to world wines essential for understanding wine production worldwide. This is a full-time course. Lessons may also be programmed on an evening and/or during the weekend. More than 1000 hours of training encompassing theory courses, tastings, professional experience and internships.

OUR CURRICULUM

The sensory universe
Hold the glass
Color
Feel
To taste
Qualities & defectsThis module includes practical exercises in tasting1 morning or evening

Terroir
Vineyard management
Conventional, reasoned, organic, biodynamic
Climate & vintages
Harvest
Winemaking theory only 1 morning or evening;

Chardonnay & Pinot Black
Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
Sauvignon Blanc Chenin Blanc &
Riesling & Ugni Blanc
Riesling & Ugni Blanc
empranillo Sangiovese & This module includes practical exercises with tasting of French wines and the world to understand the different styles 1 morning or evening;

Bordeaux
Burgundy
Champagne
Loire
Rhone Valley North & South
South of France (Provence and Languedoc Roussillon)
South West of France This module includes practical exercises in tasting 7 mornings or evenings, each dedicated to a region with wine tasting Presentation outline
History
Names
Classifications
Figures

Germany
Italy
Spain & Portugal
USA & Canada
South America (Chile & Argentina)
Australia
New Zealand
South Africa
Asia (China & Japan)
This module includes practical exercises in tasting 9 mornings or evenings, each dedicated to a country with tastings of local wines Presentation outline
History
Names
Classifications
Figures

Sparkling wines of the world
Sweet wine / soft & Sherry & Port & Madeira This module includes practical exercises in tasting
mornings or evenings, each dedicated to one of the styles Presentation outline
History
Names
Classifications
Figures
Production Methods

Statistics
figures
History of market developments theory only 1 morning or evening

Introduction to the sommelier, civilization & French expertise
Guard wines
Old Bottles
Operating temperature
Service
Legislation alcoholic beverages
Know how to read a label and information on the bottle o France & the major producing countries o according to label wines Style Wedding food and wine
Basic and Basic Rules This module includes practical exercises in tasting
mornings or evenings

Visit vineyards to show the work of the winemaker, plant & understand the terroir
Provide minimum two days of visits with daily 3 winemakers whose work is complementary. Visit salon if scheduling permits for the weekend and in groups

Complete modules validation Internship Or Thesis Close

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Wine Expert, Journalist. WSET.

Researcher and lecturer in neuroscience at the Pasteur Institute.

Oenologist, World Sake Expert. Champagne Producer