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              Oenology courses in Paris

              Le Cordon Bleu Paris Wine and Spirits Initiation is for all those who would like to awaken their taste buds to enjoying wine, while deepening their knowledge.

              Wines are chosen with care by Franck Ramage, Head of Wine Department to illustrate each theme. Wine-tastings evenings are lively, friendly but studious events.

              You will quickly develop a more discerning palate, for the benefit of your professional success and for your own personal satisfaction.

              These wine evening courses are given in French and translated into English.

              The wine modules are available every year in January, April, July and September.


              Key information

              Languages: French and English
              Price: 1 365 € for the three modules purchased at the same time (455 € per module) or 480 € for each module.
              Hours per week: each module includes seven classes. Tastings are held once a week from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
              Entry requirements: at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

              Wine and Spirits programme - 3 modules

              • Full wine initiation programme details

                Le Cordon Bleu Paris Wine and Spirits Initiation is composed of 3 modules:

                Module I - Wine essentials

                • Sensory analysis
                • Viticulture
                • Wine-making techniques
                • Wine legislation
                • Food and wine pairing
                • Vintages storing
                • Serving wine

                Module II - French wines and vineyards

                • A series of wine-tastings explore the richness and diversity of the French wine regions, including Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne... You will discover a representative range of French wines, from regional appellations to "grand crus".

                Module III - The sommelier’s expertise

                • This module focuses on topics which require detailed study. In this module, students get a chance to learn about specific themes such as terroir, the effects of soil on wine, new technologies and the latest trends. These topics are the perfect complement to modules I and II, giving the student a complete understanding of wine.

                7:00 - 9:00pm - Class meets once a week - 7 Weeks

              • Apply for the full programme Wine and Spirits Initiation programme

                Term Dates & Prices

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                Sep 19, 2016 - Nov 3, 2016 (Standard)
                € 1,365.00
              • Apply for Module I
              • Apply for Module II
              • Apply for module III

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