A Comprehensive Programme for Aspiring Wine Professionals
Developed by renowned wine professionals to respond to the industry needs, Le Cordon Bleu London's Wine Diploma is a full-time wine business management course that prepares students to succeed in the world of wine with an operational and strategic approach to the food and drinks business.
The Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management has been designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of wine and gastronomy incorporating wine sensory analysis, wine production, food and wine pairing, marketing and wine business management.
Field trips to renowned wineries (UK and France*), breweries, and distilleries, as well as visits to trade tastings, make this one of the most innovative and professional wine courses in the UK.
The Diploma includes 2 terms of study at Le Cordon Bleu London, which may be followed by a 3 month internship.
The course can also be studied in non-consecutive terms.
2 intakes each year: Spring and Autumn
Duration: 6 months | 480 hours
Diploma fees include: uniforms, 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 in France* and UK
- Multiple networking opportunities
- Optional field trip to France*
*At additional cost of £475 including a 3 day trip to France with shared accommodation, transport, meals and activities.
Excursions to France are subject to the applicant meeting the appropriate visa requirements.