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Detailed program outlines

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Duration and schedule

  • Program start dates in the fall or winter each year
  • Total of 40 course hours
  • Classes are held on Mondays and Tuesdays or Wednesday and Thursday, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Note:
Course order, schedules and dates are subject to change.

COVID-19

In-class teaching activities at the ITHQ will resume in fall 2021. Evening continuing education classes will be held in person, even if a curfew is reinstated. All activities taking place at the ITHQ are carried out in compliance with the health measures in force. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

Courses

General course content:

The content of this level focuses mainly on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. Wine tasting is part of each course.

  • Systematic approach to wine tasting, and the basic principles of wine and food pairing
  • Instruction in the factors that influence the style, quality and price of wines
  • Introduction to the service of wines
  • Understanding of the differences between grape varieties and regions
  • Introduction to sparkling wines and fortified wines
Topics Schedule
  • Factors Influencing Style
  • Grape Varieties
  • Key Wine-Producing Regions of the World
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Sweet Wines and Fortified Wines
  • Describing the Characteristics of the Principal Wines of the World

Winter 2022
Mondays and Tuesdays
From January 31 to March 1
OR
Wednesdays and Thursdays
From February 2 to March 3

Fall 2022
Coming soon

Notes:

  • For more information, please refer to the official specification
  • Students are provided with the WSET® course material.
  • Evaluation: WSET® multiple-choice exam, to be corrected in London. The exam is held on the last day of the course

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