Kent Wine Academy Wines Courses

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The Kent Wine Academy provides a range of social and professional wine courses for individuals and tertiary institutions and specialises in creating bespoke wine-tasting events for corporate clients.

We do corporate events, Stag and Hen Parties and Christmas Functions designed to meet your needs and for groups can deliver these events at your venue: For larger group bookings of over 6 candidates, please contact us directly so we can discuss your specific requirements and group booking prices.

The starting point of the formal education in wine is the WSET Level 1 Award in Wine. On completion of an exam, the student may go on to higher levels of wine education through levels 2 and 3 then followed by the Diploma Wine Course and ultimately the Wine Masters , the highest qualification in wine education.

The Kent Wine Academy also offers fun and social wine courses to enjoy with friends and family. These include Food and Wine Pairing Courses, the Regional wine Appreciation Courses or the Wines of the World Courses.

We also offer the WSET Wine in Service Course to boost the skills in the Front-of-House Wine Service . The WSET Wine Awards in Wine and Spirits are a useful addition to the resume of anyone in the hospitality industry.

All Kent Wine Academy lectures are presented by wine professionals, Diploma graduates, and Wine Masters, who are actively involved in the international Wine industry today.

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March, 2018
11 Sun 12pm - 4pm Wine Appreciation - Introduction to Wine (Tonbridge)
29 Sun 1pm - 5pm Wine Appreciation - Introduction to Wine (Ashford)
10 Sun 9am - 5pm WSET Level 1 Award in Wine (Ashford)
7 Sat 9am - 5pm WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits COMPACT (Ashford)
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wine (Ashford)

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 9am - 5pm

  • An online payment is required to book.

Total course Duration - 8 hours

Venue: Ashford International Hotel, Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford TN24 8UX

Overview The level 1 Award in wines is an Entry Level Qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is ideal for boosting the confidence of the wine consumer and the new or inexperienced front line staff in the hospitality and retail sectors. It is also a great course for those wanting to know the main grape varieties and food and wine matching. Who should attend? This Qualification is for those who would like to improve their knowledge of wine and is recommended for anyone who is in the hospitality industry and/or the front-of-house staff within the on-trade sector. This programme has grown into a course with Global appeal, providing basic knowledge of wine to the enthusiast and for the first time employees in the wine industry. How will you benefit? The aim of the course is to give a basic introduction into wine followed by some basic food and wine matching. After completing the course and passing the final exam, you will be award with an Internationally Recognised Certificate in Wine