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Mastering Wine Tasting

Swiss Education Group and Cesar Ritz Colleges via FutureLearn


Learn how to best taste wines and understand wine pairing

This four-week wine tasting course will give you all the viticulture tools you’ll need to taste wines like a pro!

You’ll cultivate an analytic mindset while tasting, will delve into the heritage of wine, and will develop a rich vocabulary to describe wines and advocate for your preferences easily.

Familiarise yourself with wine serving and learn to read a wine label

Throughout the duration of the course, you’ll firstly learn how to effectively read a wine label for both old world and new world wines.

You’ll then learn to familiarise yourself with wine storing and wine serving techniques so as to best enjoy whichever product you are drinking.

Develop an understanding of the wine pairing process

You’ll then get an insight into the wine making process, and will gain an in-depth overview of the steps involved when setting up a professional wine tasting, as well as a wine pairing.

Finally, you’ll familiarise yourself with both basic and advanced wine service equipment, so you can best serve biodynamic, organic and natural wines, wine dinners and tastings.

Learn from wine tasting experts at Swiss Education Group and César Ritz Colleges

With nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality management and culinary arts education, and rooted in the Swiss tradition of hospitality, Swiss Education Group is committed to equipping tomorrow’s professionals with the leadership and entrepreneurial skills highly sought after in the hospitality industry and beyond.

Throughout the duration of the course, you’ll be learning from wine tasting experts and will be learning in collaboration with César Ritz Colleges.

This course aims to those who would like to develop their wine knowledge. This includes sommeliers, restaurant managers, winemakers, sales managers, bartenders, wine tasters and wine auctioneers.

Taught by

Jorge Duraes Barbosa

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