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              Focusing on wine business and management, this course aims at giving you the relevant skill set to work in the wine industry. Courses in beverage management, distribution and commercialisation or market research ensure that you are equipped with the business and technical skills to work as highly qualified wine professionals.

              Building on the skills learnt during the first 3 months of the diploma, you will also further develop your tasting and wine knowledge expertise.

              Several field visits in the UK are included in this course as well as a trip to wineries in France*.

              Wine and Management (Term 2) is the last step toward completing the Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management.

              *excursions to France are subject to the applicant meeting the appropriate visa requirements.


              2 intakes each year: Winter and Summer

              Key information

              Duration: 3 months | 240 hours
              Price: £ 6,750 (£500 discount for Le Cordon Bleu students and alumni)

              Diploma fees include: learning materials, subscription to Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, personal licence course
              Hours per week: approximately 22 hours
              Entry requirements: Wine and Gastronomy (Term 1)

              Wine and Management Course Details

              • Course Structure
                • Wine sensory analysis: deepen your methodical sensory evaluation techniques and develop blind tasting skills
                • Wine production: further explore the regional qualities of a wine, its terroir, climate and culture. This term will focus on Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Mediterranean, USA, Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
                • Hospitality and events: focuses on how to organise and host an event or a tasting. The unit will culminate with a Pop Up Wine Tasting presented by the students
                • Beverage management: teaches the fundamental management theories and how to apply them in a commercial context
                • Distribution and commercialisation: this unit focuses on the logistics, distribution and marketing within the wine and spirit industry. It includes branding, pricing methods and consumer behaviour
                • Market research and business: this module is designed to equip student with the skills required to excel within a commercial environment. Students will learn how to use market research to turn a concept into a viable business venture, focusing on branding, consumer experience and marketing strategy
                • Professional development: certification with Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holder awarded by Highfield Qualifications
                • Field visits: visit of different wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants in the UK and France. They will also participate in various trade tastings and wine events
              • Who is this programme for?

                To enrol for this course you need to have successfully completed Wine and Gastronomy (Term 1)

              • Term dates and Apply

                Term Dates & Prices

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                Jun 18, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018 (Standard)
                £ 6,750.00
                Dec 12, 2018 - Mar 22, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 6,750.00
                Jun 20, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 6,750.00

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