Certificate in Wine


This popular introductory course offers you the opportunity to study about wine, viticulture, wine making, and matching food with wine. It focuses on the main wine varietals grown in New Zealand and the styles of wine that have built their reputations.

You will look at the European traditions that have influenced New Zealand winemaking as well as the winemaking process. You will learn how to taste and evaluate wines and the principles that underscore food and wine matching. A day trip to visit to three respected local vineyards is included in this course. Graduates receive the NZSFW Certificate in Wine, NZQA unit standards and WSET Level 1 Award in Wines & Spirits.

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