For dedicated individuals with a fervent passion for wine, who wish to transform their hobby into a career, Le Cordon Bleu offers the six-month Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management, which has been developed by wine professionals and a Master Sommelier.
The programme is dedicated to wine and beverages and places a strong emphasis on practical learning. Students visit renowned wineries, breweries and distilleries in the UK and France, making this one of the most innovative wine courses in the UK.
With over 500 wines tasted during the course of the diploma, the programme incorporates wine sensory analysis, wine production, and food and wine pairing, whilst also placing a strong focus on the marketing and business management skills needed to succeed in the food and drinks industry.
The Wine Diploma can also be studied in two parts, which are three months each, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around your other commitments.
For wine enthusiasts, Le Cordon Bleu London offers Wine Essentials. This seven-day evening course will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of wine through the study of some key winemaking processes and regions. It explores important topics, such as wine legislation, storing and serving wine, and the ageing process.
You will have the opportunity to learn from expert wine professionals in a lively, friendly but studious atmosphere where you will be encouraged to actively participate in discussions.
For wine amateurs who want just a taster of the Le Cordon Bleu experience, the school offers a 2.5-hour interactive demonstration, Canapés and Wine Pairing. Under the guidance of a chef and wine specialist you will learn how to train your palate and taste buds in order to successfully match food and wine.
So, if you are a wine fanatic looking for your next step, take a wine course at Le Cordon Bleu and embark on a journey into the world of wine.