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Certificate in New Zealand Wine

  • Short Course
  • Weekends Or Evenings
  • $395*
  • NZQA Credits

The Certificate in New Zealand Wine provides a comprehensive introduction to wine regions, grape varieties and wine styles that have made New Zealand wines famous around the world.

NZ Certificate in Wine Large

Introduction to New Zealand Wine 

This introductory programme provides a comprehensive introduction to wine regions, grape varieties and wine styles that have made New Zealand wines famous around the world.

It covers key grape varieties and explores the significance of geography, climate, environment, winemaking techniques and the vision of leading winemakers to establish New Zealand’s reputation for fine wines.

Certificate in New Zealand Wine

This course follows on from the Part One programme (above) and explores in greater detail, through a series of comparative tastings, the depth and diversity of New Zealand’s artisan, organic red and white wines along with sweet and sparkling styles of wine.

Overview

The development of sound tasting skills and an understanding of wine and food pairing is the goal of this programme. 

With this new knowledge, candidates will improve and enhance the customer experience in their workplace and build a better understanding of this dynamic and growing sector of the New Zealand economy.

NZSFW Deciphering

NZ Wine Guide 2019 COVER 3

The textbook is the New Zealand Wine Guide, by Celia Hay, Director of the New Zealand School of Food and Wine. This book is included in the course fee.

PATHWAYS TO FURTHER STUDY

You may continue with NZSFW to study for the WSET® Level 2 qualification and WSET® Level 3 (Advanced) Award.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Although a large number of general interest wine enthusiasts join this course it is also ideally suited for those working in or wishing to enter the hospitality beverage or wine industries.

Intro to New Zealand Wine

Tuesday Evening Option | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

  • 07, 14, 21, 28 April 2020

Weekend Option | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • 09 & 10 May 2020

Certificate in New Zealand Wine

Tuesday Evening Option | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

  • 07, 14, 21, 28 April & 5, 12, 19, 26 May 2020

Weekend Option | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • 9, 10 & 23, 24 May 2020

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