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Blending & Tirage - WineSkills Oenology scheduled workshop

This workshop will review the key factors that influence blending decisions for both still and sparkling wines. Different blending strategies will be discussed, followed by a practical blending session covering a variety of wine styles.

We will also investigate secondary fermentation and the key science behind it, providing guidelines and principles for successful sparkling wine production.

This course is useful for winemakers and senior winery staff as well as people interested in this key area of wine science.

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*Must book by 2nd March 2017*
07/03/201707/03/2017£155.00[Read More]
*Must book by 2nd March 2017*
07/03/201707/03/2017£139.50[Read More]
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Canopy Management-WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled Workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the relationship between canopy organisation and grape crop (yield and quality).
Starting with key theories in the interactions between the canopy and grapevine reproductive physiology, the course will enable you to evaluate different summer pruning operations by reviewing the latest research in this field.
This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
06/06/201706/06/2017£124.00[Read More]
£139.50 Early bird price (normally £155)
06/06/201706/06/2017£139.50[Read More]
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Vine Disease Management- WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the important role of vine protection in vineyard management.
Starting with a review of the key vineyard diseases of powdery mildew, downy mildew and Botrytis, this workshop will seek to integrate a wide range of disease-management strategies allowing you to prepare a single integrated plan for use in UK vineyards.
This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
04/04/201704/04/2017£124.00[Read More]
£139.50 Early bird price (normally £155)
04/04/201704/04/2017£139.50[Read More]
Winemaking

Vine planting & establishment - WineSkills viticulture scheduled workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the key requirements for establishing a high quality vineyard.


This workshop will investigate and evaluate all the steps necessary for a successful vineyard planting operation. These will include selecting the best material, preparing the ground, planting the vines and looking after them for the first few years of their lives.

This essential workshop will allow you to get your vineyard off to a good start.


This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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*Must book by 16th March 2017*
21/03/201721/03/2017£155.00[Read More]
*UKVA Members Only* *Must book by 16th March 2017*
21/03/201721/03/2017£139.50[Read More]
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

A three-day intensive course (with exam on the morning of the fourth day) delivering an introduction to the world of wines and spirits. This course is designed for those with a keen interest in wine and other beverages, who wish to gain employment in drinks-related industries.

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03/04/201705/04/2017£385.00[Read More]
26/06/201728/06/2017£385.00[Read More]