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Italian Wine Scholar PREP COURSE

An Introduction to Italy in 36 Wines

  • Ended
  • 25,000 Thai baht
  • Sindhorn Midtown Hotel

Service Description

OVERVIEW The IWS Prep is designed to address the needs of the inquisitive wine enthusiast and aspiring wine professional alike. IWS Prep remains accessible but is content-rich and full of cultural highlights that are as engaging as they are entertaining. The course provides an introduction to Italy and explores its key wine regions through tutored tasting of 36 wines. IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program. The coursebook and instructors alike will guide you on a wine-focused journey through Italy, learning about legendary wines, foods, landmarks and cultural attractions as you “travel.” The program has been divided into three sections, each featuring a geographical area of Italy: the wines of Northern Italy, the wines of Central Italy and the wines of Southern Italy. Within each section, a tantalizing palette of 12 wines are showcased. WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR? • Inquisitive wine enthusiasts wanting to become more familiar with the intricacies of Italian wine • Aspiring wine professionals • Hospitality professionals new to the world of Italian wine • Anyone wishing to become more knowledgeable about Italy, and its wine and food culture WHY ENROLL THE ITALIAN WINES SCHOLAR PREP COURSE? This engaging and informative course will enable you to: • Acquire fundamental Italian wine knowledge in just weeks • Refine your tasting skills • Master the essential grapes and appellations of Italy’s major wine regions • Navigate the seemingly complicated Italian wine classification system • Be perfectly poised to continue your studies with the prestigious Italian Wine Scholar (IWS) certification program WHAT IS INCLUDED? • Classroom instruction (a series of four 2.5 hour classes + the exam • Extensive tasting of 36 wines • A beautiful 125-page, book rich with photographs & maps • Access to high-quality e-learning activities • A MCQ exam of 50 questions YOUR HOSTS Walter Giomi, DipWSET (In Process), Italian Wine Scholar TEACHING LANGUAGE English

Terms and Conditions

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS To attend any tutored tasting or workshop, you must be over 20 years old, the legal minimum age for the consumption of alcoholic beverage in Thailand. Only a completed booking form with student declaration will be accepted. Your booking is not secured until payment is received. All events must be paid for in advanced. Your seat will only be confirmed by email after payment has been received. WSET courses and examinations are subject to minimum of 10 fully paid candidates. If, on reaching the booking deadline, there is an insufficient number of candidates to run a WSET program, the course or program will be cancelled, and full refund will be arranged for candidates who have already paid minus the costs of WSET materials already supplied. Candidates should be aware that refunds may take up to one week to process. CANCELLATION Cancellation by Wine & Spirit IQ and Refunds: In the rare case of sickness or unavoidable reason a host-educator is unable to teach a lesson, and a replacement cannot be made, a session may be cancelled and rescheduled to a date and time at the discretion of Wine and Spirit IQ. Wine and Spirit IQ will make every effort to reschedule the session to a date that is most suitable for the majority of candidates. No refund, however, will be made to any student who is unable to attend the rescheduled session for whatever reason. In the case of lockdown imposed by the government due to COVID-19, in-class sessions might transition to online sessions it such measure is suitable for the majority of candidates . No refund; however, will be made to any student who is unable not attend the online sessions for whatever reason. Wine & Spirit reserve the right to ch