Do you want to improve your sensory skills and to enhance the quality of wines you produce?
This course will enable you to understand the processes involved in the perception, identification, description and quantification of aromas, flavours, texture, taste and faults in wines.
There will be a particular strong focus on practical sensory training and the application of two credited wine sensory methodologies, which will enable you to develop and train your own winery panel, in order to assess and follow the quality of the wines you are producing.
This workshop is of particular interest for vineyard and winery managers, as well as everyone who is working on the wine production and business, who would be interested on the science behind wine sensory perception and analysis and its direct application.
· Mechanisms of wine perception
· Identification of aroma, flavour, taste, texture and faults in wines
· Quantification of aroma, taste and faults in wine
· Wine scales and how to use them
· How to judge wines
· Building and training a wine sensory panel for the winery
· Wine sensory methodologies with practical application to solve every day winery issues
This is remote access video of a WineSkills workshop.
The first part of this workshop will enable you to recognise the different features of soil fertility & health. Then, through the evaluation of practical methods for measuring vine nutritional requirements, this session will enable you to design an effective and sustainable vine nutrition strategy.
This course is particularly suitable for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff, as well as people interested in this key area of viticultural science.
(While this course shows course dates, there are no course dates as it is an ongoing readily available video link)
Introduces the winemaking theory relating to the key winery operations: tirage, secondary fermentation, disgorging and dosage.
The aims of this intensive and technical three day course are to provide a good level of knowledge and skills in traditional method sparkling winemaking to those who are making and selling sparkling wine.
The aim of this five-day intensive course is to provide a good level of knowledge and understanding of vinegrowing to those who wish to start growing grapes, work in a vineyard, enter the wine trade, or have a strong interest in the world of wine.
IF YOU ARE LAUNCHING A NEW ENGLISH WINE BRAND, OR WANT TO SELL MORE WINE, THIS IS THE COURSE FOR YOU.
Delivered by Plumpton’s specialist Wine Business lecturers, Paul Harley and Tim Andrews, it will enable you to identify and understand your potential customers and develop the best brand, packaging and routes to market for your wine. There will be a focus on wine tourism and consumer behaviour, which will enable you to maximise your sales margins.
This workshop is particularly suitable for medium-sized English and Welsh wine producers, both new and established.
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