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Beyond the festive dimension of sparkling wines lie a technique and some secrets of elaboration. An expert sommelier from Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute trains participants in winemaking processes as well as the main wines of the French and European markets. To apply the theory, these sparkling wines will be tasted during the training: Champagnes, Crémants, Mousseux, Lambrusco, Prosecco, Cava and Sparkling wines. Sparkling wines will have no more secrets for you!

Key Information

Prerequisites: Open to everyone

Course duration: 3 days

Total hours:
21 hours + 1 hour for the distribution of participation certificates and photos
Day 1, 2 and 3 – 9 am - 5 pm – lunch: 1h. Last day - 5 pm – 6 pm: Participation certificate

Tuition fee:
The fees include welcome breakfast, lunches and tastings. Utensils and equipment are loaned for tastings.

Teaching Method:
Theoretical classes and wine tastings.
Classrooms are equipped with professional equipment.

Teaching language:
This course is taught in French and consecutively translated into English.

A Le Cordon Bleu participation certificate will be issued at the end of the training

This training may be eligible as part of your professional project and your job search. A quote will be given to you by the institute on request for all your external financing procedures.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute is referenced in the Datadock (recognition of the quality of training)

This training is not eligible for the CPF Training Personal Account.

Personal funding: Directly with the Institute.

French employees: Internship costs can be financed by your company's skills development plan. Contact your Human Resources department.

In the context of partial unemployment, financing possible at 70% or 80% (long-term partial unemployment) within the framework of the FNE-Training system (agreement between your company and DIRECCTE).

Entrepreneur: Your accountant will contact the Training Insurance Fund / OPCO, specific to your branch: OPCALIM / FAFCEA / AGEFOS PME / FAFIH

Job seeker: This training may be eligible as part of your professional project and your job search. A quote will be given to you by the institute to register on the website linked to your region for funding by Pôle Emploi.

The institute reserves the right to modify the induction procedure, fees, dates, organisation, and structure of all its training programmes.

Programme details

  • Educational objectives
    • Differentiate between the different families of sparkling wines
    • Discover the technical specificities and history of these vineyards
  • Course content
    • Presentation of Champagne making methods and traditional methods
    • Presentation of the methods of elaboration of ancestral and Charmat methods
    • Presentation of the methods of making natural sparkling wines
    • Presentation of the producing regions of these wines
    • Tastings of these wines
  • Dates and tuition fees
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