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Wine Courses

The world of wine is very exciting.

Learning more about wine can enrich your life in many ways - whether it be for career development, or to become more skilled at choosing wine to enjoy with friends. 

Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge, Level 5

  • Full Time
  • 12 Weekends (Part Time)
  • 25 MAY 2021
  • NZQA Credits

Complete WSET® Award in Wine Levels 2 & 3 in a single qualification. Develop your palate as well as your theoretical knowledge with extensive wine tasting and discussion throughout the course.

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Diploma in Professional Wine Management (Sommelier), Level 6

  • Full Time
  • 22 Weekends (Part Time)
  • 17 April 2021
  • NZQA Credits

Designed for winery, hospitality, hotel and tourism professionals, complete the WSET® Award in Wine Levels 2 & 3 in a single qualification along with modules sales, destination marketing and business management.

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Study with a leader in Wine

Founded by Celia Hay, the New Zealand School of Food and Wine opened its first campus in Christchurch in 1995. In 2012, a new campus was established in Auckland's Viaduct when NZSFW relocated to Auckland following the Christchurch earthquakes. NZSFW offers fully-equipped modern demonstration and practical kitchens, dining room, cocktail bar, wine tasting and barista training rooms, seminar and reception area.

  • Top international tutors
  • NZQA Category One Rating
  • Strong industry network
  • Convenient inner-city location
  • Global graduates
  • Passionate team
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Study Fees Free

All our full time NZQA Approved courses are eligible for *Fees Free funding. *

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International Students

Auckland is a vibrant, multicultural city beside the sea and touches two oceans - the Tasman and the Pacific. It offers the best of both worlds - all the buzz, entertainment, nightlife and cultural activities of a big city, as well as an outdoor lifestyle with numerous sporting and leisure activities.

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Still got questions?

Our friendly team are available from 8am - 5pm NZT to answer any queries you may have.

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Celia Hay

Celia Hay's fascination of flavoursome food, international cuisines,  fine wine and the art of hospitality led her to establish Hay's Restaurant in 1994 and the New Zealand School of Food and Wine in 1995 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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