Level 1 – Introductory Online Wine Class
Online Wine Certification Course
FV – LEVEL 1 IN WINES
CERTIFICATION COURSE ONLINE
The gold standard in Online wine education
This course is ideal for people who drink wine but know little about it. It is extremely useful for people working in restaurants. We developed the course to give the world access to a quality wine education at a very reasonable price.
By taking this course we guarantee you will become so much more confident about wine and be able to select better bottles. We presume no prior knowledge, and you can entirely complete the course and exam from your home or office.
Price: $99 USD
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This is an introductory course that presumes no prior knowledge. Each of the 5 modules is packed full of useful information and videos. They take about one hour each.
The videos take you to vineyards around the world, and you will hear explanations from the world’s leading winemakers. It’s fun, straight-forward, and best enjoyed with a glass of wine in hand.
You will learn about the 10 most important grape varieties, the key countries and regions, how wine is made, and why some cost more. You will also learn how to taste, describe, serve, and select the perfect bottle.
There are 5 modules:
Module 1: Introduction, the grape varieties, countries & regions.
Module 2: How wine is made.
Module 3: What makes some wines cost more.
Module 4: Tasting, selecting and serving wine
Module 5: Examination
Although not required to pass this course, a list of recommended wines to supplement your studies can be found by clicking here.
Learn Anytime, Anywhere
You can begin immediately once you enroll, and take the course anytime you want, from anywhere.
Typically it takes between 4-6 hours to complete the course, depending on your learning style and speed. Once you complete all the modules you can go back and re-do the entire course as many times as you wish before taking the exam.
It’s packed with videos and extremely useful information. You have an unlimited amount of time to complete the course.
Examination & Certification
At the end of the course there is a 50 question multiple choice exam. You need to get 65% of the questions correct to pass. If you fail the exam you may retake it free of charge.
Upon successful completion you can access and print your certificate. This certification is useful for all those in the drinks trade and hospitality business, and a source of pride for those taking it for general interest.
Price: $99 USD
4 – 6 Hours
Fine Vintage Certification
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Who Takes This Course?
People all around the world take this course. Most are doing it for general interest because they like wine and want to know more.
But thousands of people in the hospitality business take it for their professional development and the certification, which is useful for their careers.
We recommend you take it on a computer or ipad rather than a mobile device. As soon as you enroll you will receive an email with a login and password. You can get started instantly and complete it in one sitting, or you can take an unlimited amount of time and devour it bit by bit.
We recommend you take it on a computer or ipad rather than a mobile device. As soon as you enroll you will receive an email with a login and password. You can get started instantly and complete it in one sitting, or you can take up to 90 days and devour it bit by bit.
Is it difficult?
This is an introductory course, designed for beginners or those with a very basic knowledge.
If you read the text, watch the videos, and do the quizzes then you will be very well prepared for the examination.
Are there pre-requisites?
No, we presume no prior knowledge at all.
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Will I get a certification from Fine Vintage online courses?
Yes. As soon as you pass the exam you will receive your personalized certificate by email in a PDF.
How do I take the exams?
You take them Online at the end of the course. There is no need to come to an exam centre.
How many times can I re-take the exam?
You can take the exam as many times as necessary until you pass. Once you pass you are not permitted to re-take the exam.
How long does it take to do these courses?
The estimated course times are noted above in each course description.
What is the refund policy?
All sales are final. There are no refunds.
Is it true that these courses were created by Masters of Wine?
Yes. James Cluer MW and Philip Goodband MW created these courses over many years.