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Certificate in Wine Tasting

Purchase for €895

Key Information

100% Online
Learn at your own convenience

19 September - 30 October 2022
Live learning and discussion with an instructor every week
30 Hours of Learning
6 weeks of study: 4-5 hours per week
Euro €865
Course offered in English

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply sensory evaluation skills to a range of wines.
  • Identify common wine categories, styles and methods of winemaking.
  • Describe the flavour profile of wines.
  • Compare two wines made from the same grape variety made with or without oak aging
  • Identify major factors that affect the flavour profile of wines.

Who is this course for?

  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Students
  • Continued professional development
  • Wine Enthusiasts
  • Amateurs seeking to improve their skills and professional wine knowledge.

Instructor/Wine Expert: Matthieu Longuère, MS

In 2013 Matthieu joined Le Cordon Bleu London as the first Wine Development Manager. He developed and teaches the Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management. In 2018, Matthieu began teaching the Birkbeck and Le Cordon Bleu Bachelor of Business Administration in Culinary Industry Management.


Career Opportunities

  • The first step toward working in a wine shop, restaurant, hospitality venue
  • Hospitality careers
  • Career development

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Here is the course outline:

Welcome to the Certificate in Wine Tasting

This topic is to lay the foundation for our 6-week course. An opportunity to 'meet your instructor' and get to know your fellow participants

Week 1 The Art of Wine Tasting

6 Apr

Get started with a structured approach to wine tasting applied to different styles of white wine and red wine.

Week 2 White Wines

13 Apr

Explore the different styles of white wines using notions of viticulture, winemaking and their flavour profiles.

Week 3 Red Wines

20 Apr

Explore the different styles of red wines.

Week 4 Rosé Wines

27 Apr

Explore the different styles of Rosé wines.

Week 5 Sparkling Wine

4 May

Explore the different styles of sparkling wines.

Week 6 Sweet Wine and Fortified Wines

11 May

We will cover sweet and fortified wines during this topic

Course Experience Survey

13 May

Course Experience Survey


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion 2022
Statement of Results
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