Hospitality and catering

Prepare and Serve Wines

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

Master the role of preparing and serving wines in hospitality and catering with completion of this course. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Summarise how wine is made
  • List types of wine and their colour grapes used for manufacture
  • Name factors affecting the quality and price of wines
  • Identify pre-service checks required
  • Recognise equipment required and their uses
  • Understand different methods of serving wine
  • Describe different styles of formal and informal service of wines
  • Understand how to match types of wines to types of food
  • Recognise how to check wine quality using smell and taste
  • Identify bad wines which are corked, oxidised and the presence of acetobacter
  • Define properties of a young wine
  • Define properties of a vintage wine
  • State different countries and their most common wines