Le Cordon Bleu offers a Wine and Spirits Initiation to all who would like to awaken their taste buds to enjoying wine.
The Wine and Spirits Initiation is divided into three modules. You have the choice of:
Wines are chosen with care to illustrate each theme. Wine-tastings are lively, friendly but studious events. Students are encouraged to actively participate in the discussions.
You will quickly develop a more discerning palate, for the benefit of your professional success and for your own personal satisfaction. You will be amazed how much you learn.
Courses are given in French and translated into English.
|Module 1||Module 2||Module 3|
|Wine Essentials *||French Wines and Vineyards *||Wines of the World *|
|Learn the tasting techniques that will allow you to fully appreciate wine: sensory analysis, viticulture and wine-making techniques, wine legislation, food and wine pairing, vintages, storing and serving wine. Taste and discover the unique qualities of French wines, from regional appellations through to “grand crus”.||A series of wine-tastings explore the richness and diversity of the French wine regions, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace and Rhone Valley. You will encounter a representative range of French wines, from regional appellations to "grand crus". How can you resist!||Over the last 20 years wines throughout the world have changed dramatically and are now engaged in fierce competition in their quest for excellence. The great classic wines of Europe have never been better but quality wines from Australia, California, South Africa, Chile, Argentina and New Zealand are now competing with them. This module is about broadening your tasting horizons, discovering exceptional wines from a number of different countries, and even includes "eaux-de-vie” and liqueurs. A whole new universe to explore!|
The Wine and Spirits Program costs 410 € for each module or 1310 € for the three modules purchased at the same time.
All modules are offered every trimester: January, March, June, and September.
You are looking for a more in-depth study into the world of wine? Try our Wine and Management Program.
NOTE: Alcohol is dangerous for your health. Please consume in moderation.