Le Cordon Bleu

Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management

Taught by Le Cordon Bleu’s Wine Development Manager, this course combines the theory of wine knowledge with a strong emphasis on practical learning, to give you the skills needed to launch your career in the wine industry. The programme has been designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of wine incorporating wine sensory analysis, wine production, food and wine pairing, marketing and business management.

Key information

Duration: 6 months | 480 hours
Price: £12,720
Diploma fees include: learning materials, subscription to Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, personal licence course
Hours per week: approximately 22 hours
Entry requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, evidence of English language. All students must be aged 18 years or over.

  • Over 500 wines tasted
  • Guest speakers from the industry
  • Access to various professional tastings
  • Field trips to wineries, brewery and distillery
  • Multiple networking opportunities

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  • anna2
    The knowledge that I gained from the Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management definitely help me in my day-to-day role. The course gave me a solid foundation in the most important aspects of the wine industry and I build on what I was taught a little bit more every day.
    Anna Schena - Assistant Wine & Spirit Buyer at Harvey Nichols
  • madison2
    I think the course was definitely more intensive than I ever thought it would be, it’s an incredibly comprehensive course, and it’s fantastic that we even go into statistical analysis. It gives you so much, take in everything you can.
    Madison Huang - Project Manager and Development at Cheval Blanc