Learn all the facets of wine in five evenings! You will learn to recognize what you like and learn more about the meaning of what you see on the label. Wine legislation and winegrowing / winemaking are also covered. In short, a course for the novice professional or true enthusiast. including the (English) book “I know more about wine”.
Number of meetings and duration
5 evenings, all meetings are from 19:30 to about 22:00/22:30 hours
Lesson 1: Introduction, the taste of wine part 1, from the grape to wine.
Lesson 2: Dealing with wine, wine regions in France, the grape and its environment.
Lesson 3: Wine regions in Italy and Spain.
Lesson 4: Wine regions in Germany, Austria and Hungary, wine and legislation.
Lesson 5: Wine regions outside Europe, what wine to go with your meal?
The course starts on Tuesday, May 28 (and then June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 24).
The SDEN2 exam is suitable for wine lovers who want to broaden their knowledge. The SDEN2 level is also intended for employees in retail or wholesale, for whom basic basic knowledge of wine is necessary for their work.
After the course you can take the national exam for the diploma Wine certificate SDEN2 in Engish (this costs 85 euros and is not included, and it is normaly in Dutch but also possible to do the exam in English). The SDEN2 exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions, including 4 technical questions: four wines will be poured in and asked about their origin or other specific characteristics. To succeed, 30 questions or more must be answered correctly.
Ed Carper RV. (recommended wine teacher from the Wine Academy)
4 April 2018 Basic wine course (SDEN2)
Evaluation score 8,9! Quote of Deniz from de Bilt: “I am very happy that I got so much extra knowledge of wine and tasting. In that respect you have certainly exceeded my expectations, had not expected in advance to learn so much. I do like the way your lessons are structured and I do you like the way you teach, and thanks for your patients to answer all my questions.”