YOUR FOUNDATION TOWARDS MASTERING ITALIAN WINE
The Italian Wine Scholar (IWS) Prep course is designed to address the needs of the inquisitive wine enthusiast and aspiring wine professional alike. As a foundation course, IWS Prep remains accessible but is content-rich and full of cultural highlights that are as engaging as they are entertaining.
The course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country's need-to-know wines.
IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program.
WHY CHOOSE THE IWS PREP COURSE?
This engaging and informative course will enable you to:
ARE THERE ANY PRE-REQUISITES?
All you need to enter the program is an interest in learning more about the wines of Italy!
WHAT ARE THE COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES?
By the end of the course students will be able to:
WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM COVER?
Italy is home to over 400 DOCs and DOCGs; IWS Prep introduces you to 39 of the most well-known appellations. Thirty-two primary appellations are covered in significant detail, with seven “Detour” appellations included to round out the curriculum. Grape varieties, wine profiles and labelling terms are all explored. Each wine is presented within a regional and cultural context. Local landmarks and traditional cuisines are also highlighted.
*WHAT ABOUT THE EXAM?
Enrollment in this engaging and informative course includes an optional exam sit. The optional exam is comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions and must be completed in 45 minutes, passing score is 60%. Passing students will be awarded the IWS Prep Certificate.
If you do not want to sit the course exam, please enter the PROMOTIONAL CODE 'NOEXAMIWSP' when checking out. This will remove £25 from your course fee.