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WineSkills

WineSkills

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Principles of Wine Sensory Analysis

Description

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.

 

Topics include:

·         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

 

 

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Start time:9:15 Finish time:16.30
08/04/202412/04/20240£910.00[Read More]
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Vine nutrition – WineSkills vineyard workshop (ONLINE VIDEO)

Description

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)

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08/06/202215/06/20240£175.00[Read More]
wineskills

WineSkill Principles of Sparkling Theory (1 Day)

Description

Introduces the winemaking theory relating to the key winery operations: tirage, secondary fermentation, disgorging and dosage.

  • Tirage and secondary fermentation
  • Maturation and lees aging
  • Riddling and disgorging
  • Dosage

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Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
08/04/202408/04/20240£175.00[Read More]
wineskills

WineSkills Principles of Sparkling Winemaking

Description

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.
Day one of the course will introduce the winemaking theory relating to the key winery operations: tirage, secondary fermentation, disgorging and dosage.
Day two focuses on the start of the secondary fermentation in greater detail, and will involve practical activity related to tirage, including the preparation of cultures and adjuvants.
Day three will complete the range of operations specific to sparkling wine with practicals and demonstrations associated with disgorging and dosage.

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Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
08/04/202410/04/20240£495.00[Read More]
Vinegrowing

WineSkills Principles of Vinegrowing (intensive)

Description

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.


Each day, vinegrowing theory is introduced in the morning classroom session, then put into practice in the afternoon in the vineyard.


It is based on the seven-day Principles of Vinegrowing course, and enables students to gain a good level of knowledge and understanding of vineyard activities over a short, intense, period of time.

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Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
28/05/202401/06/20240£795.00[Read More]
Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
17/06/202421/06/20240£795.00[Read More]
business

WineSkills Principles of Wine Business

Description

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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Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
24/06/202426/06/20240£495.00[Read More]
winemaking

WineSkills Principles of Winemaking (intensive)

Description

 

The aims of this one week intensive course are to provide a good level of knowledge and understanding of winemaking (oenology) to those who wish to start making wine, work in a winery, enter the wine trade, or have a strong interest in the world of wine. 


During the course, winemaking theory is introduced in the morning classroom session, then put into practice during the afternoon session in the winery.
It is based on the seven-day Principles of Winemaking course, and allows a good understanding of winery activities over a short, intense, period of time.

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Start time: 09:00 Finish time: 16:15
17/06/202421/06/20240£795.00[Read More]

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