Do you want to rapidly develop your senses for wine tasting, your wine critiquing skills, but also learn about vineyards and food and wine pairings whilst mastering management tools? Oenologist, sommelier, winemaker, buyer, specialised journalist, Le Cordon Bleu Paris provides a variety of ways to discover the complex world of wine. Programmes range from initiation through to expert level, with tastings, food and wine pairings, and vineyard visits. The programmes are either workshops or certificate or diploma level curriculums.
Training programmes in wines and spirits
Le Cordon Bleu Paris provides you with the very highest levels of excellence thanks to its expertise in the field of wine. Each of the programmes enables you to rapidly develop your palate and knowledge, whether you aim to become a wine industry professional or learn the fundamentals for your own personal satisfaction.
5 training programmes in oenology are available at Le Cordon Bleu Paris:
Find out more details about the wine training programmes
These diplomas will enable you to increase your skills and learn how to decipher the world of wine.
Wine and Management Diploma
Are you a future entrepreneur? Discover our training programme aimed at all those who want to open a wine bar or wine shop, become a sommelier or work as a wines and spirits buyer. This full-time training programme enables you to gain in-depth knowledge of the world of wine thanks to theory and practical classes.
Wine and Spirits Initiation
Take advantage of a unique working environment, in close proximity to the Eiffel tower, to gain an understanding of, or fully discover, the world of wine thanks to our comprehensive, enjoyable and passionate approach.
This training programme is made up of three modules:
Taught in French and English, the training programmes include tasting a selection of wines and spirits under the careful guidance of a team of sommeliers and experts. These oenology classes have many surprises in store!
To further increase your knowledge, an intensive course is also available at Le Cordon Bleu institute, the details of which can be found below.
Intensive wine course
This training programme is aimed at amateurs and true connoisseurs, Culinary Arts professionals and students. Upon completion of the course, you will be capable of understanding and approaching the world of wine with a trained eye and a sharp palate.
Evening wine tastings
Take advantage of unique expertise during a relaxed evening of learning in which rare wines are examined in the company of an exceptionally talented Chef and sommelier.
Here, you will interact with our experts and Head Sommelier of Parisian restaurant Astrance (3 Michelin stars), Alejandro Chavarro.
7 sessions are individually dedicated to:
- Chardonnay around the world,
- The expertise of a winegrower (Pierre Henri Rougeot),
- Champagnes of winegrowers and those of leading Champagne houses,
- Understanding natural wines,
- Wine and cheese pairing,
- The wine stars of the future
Train at Le Cordon Bleu Paris institute and share your passion with us!