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Italian Wine Courses

Italian Wine Courses

The Academy has specialised in Italian wines for over 15 years and we offer both introductory consumer courses and globally recognised qualifications.

Italian Wine Scholar
The Italian Wine Scholar™ program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program. Developed by the Wine Scholar Guild with the support of the Italian wine industry, you can now become an expert in Italian wine without having to travel to Italy. The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum is designed to provide committed students with the most advanced and comprehensive specialist knowledge on Italian wine – bar none!

Giro d’ Italian wine

Learn the main wine growing regions of Italy and discusses common Italian label terms.

Start date: Thursday 07/03/2024 Duration 1 evening (Thursday) per week for 3 weeks

Italian Wine Scholar Unit 1 - Northern Italy

An advanced program on Italian wine covering history, climate, topography, viticulture, winemaking and wine styles.

Start date: Monday 06/05/2024 Duration 1 evening (Monday) per week for 8 weeks. Exam date 22 July 2024

Italian Wine Scholar unit 2: The Wines of Central & Southern Italy

Enrolments will be open from March 2024. Be sure to click on the details button for more information. Hurry, spaces are limited!

Start date: Monday 14/10/2024 Duration 1 evening per week for 8 weeks + Exam date 9 December 2024