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Wine Appreciation Workshop



Wine Appreciation Workshop* (Evening session)


(Session 1)
Day 1 (25 Nov 2018)
4.30 pm - 6.30 pm

Wine Fundamentals

Understanding the basic of wines, on how wines are made, what are the elements which influence the characteristic from one wine to the other and etc...


(Session 2)
Day 2 (26 Nov 2018)
6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Art of Tasting

An introduction to the art of tasting. Learn the steps and the ability in identifying the basic characteristics in wines, its structure, balance, complexity and etc...


(Session 3)
Day 3 (27 Nov 2018)
6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

The Noble Grape Variety

Understanding the world best known varietal, its common characteristic, pronunciation, suitable geographical location and etc...


(Session 4)
Day 4 (28 Nov 2018)
6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Old World VS New World

An introduction on what has often been the most asked subject- what is a New World Wine or Old World Wine and what are the comparison? A comparison of 3 white and 3 red wines of the similar variety.


* Evening Session cater mainly for students and/or general public.

Roderick Wong Profile:
His love & passion for wines started in 1993 when wine was still a relatively new industry in Malaysia. He has been involved in many sectors of the wine industry with experience as an importer, distributor, retailer, consultant, wine judge, wine educator & Sommelier.

He’s the founder & President of the first Sommelier Association of Malaysia (SOMLAY) since 2009. He was also the South East Asia Sommelier Alliance Chairman in 2011 & 2012.

Roderick was the Cluster Chief Sommelier of the Hilton Group for Malaysia & Vietnam and also a consultant to the Hilton properties in Thailand & Beijing. He also founded the Hilton Wine Academy in 2007 where he trained over 800 Team Members within the group as well as organized the first Hilton Sommelier Trophy in 2010.

He is in Macau attached to Galaxy Entertainment Group as their Group Cellar Master aka Director of Wine & Beverage overseeing the Wine & Beverage Program of the Group 7 Hotels & it’s restaurants & bars.

Awards Received:
On the local front, he regularly judges for numerous magazine or organization such as the Flavours Magazine, Hospitality Asia Platinum Award & was appointed the Chief Judge for the Prestige Magazine Wine Award in 2010. He was also invited to be featured in the Hot Chef series as a guest judge.

Wine Appreciation Workshop (a la carte)

  • 2 hours workshop conducted by our guest sommelier, Roderick Wong.
  • No previous experience is required to participate in this course.
  • Evening session cater mainly for students and/or general public.
  • Please note that The Role of The Sommelier and Wine Fundamentals session is a non-tasting session.
  • Sign up for 4 sessions at RM2,000 only.

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