Wine - SQA and IOH endorsed


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added.

This online course is aimed at anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting.  The concise and authoritative course will help you meet the needs and expectations of your customers, and serve them in a professional way.  It introduces staff to the world of wine and is particularly useful for anyone who would like to develop their wine knowledge and skills.

It is suitable for both staff who are new to the business or existing staff who want to refresh their knowledge

See below for further information.


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Course Overview

On completion of this course you will:

  • understand the difference between new and old world wines
  • understand how to taste wine and identify the key characteristics of wine
  • be able to present and serve wine to your customers
  • be able to pair wine with food

Course Details

The course covers the following modules:

What is wine?
Customer expectation, Wine production, Viticulture, Vinification, Other factors affecting the taste of wine.

Wine styles
Red, white and rose, White wine grape varieties, Red wine grape varieties, Rose wine grape varieties, Grape varieties activity.

Serving wine
Wine temperature, Wine faults, How to serve wine, Good wine service.

Tasting wine
Step 1- appearance Legs, Step 2- nose, Step 3- palate, Using your taste buds, Wine tasting, Red and white wine tasting notes activity.

Wine with food
Selecting wine with food – seafood, white meat, red meat, Asian food, cheese and dessert.


This course has been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality [IOH], the Scottish Qualifications Authority [SQA] and Quality Marked by the Hospitality Guild.

The certificate can be downloaded from within the course once the learning has been complete.

This course will enable employers to demonstrate that appropriate training has been conducted, and will provide a valuable support for employment opportunities in this area of work.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 85 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]


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