Are you ready to take your wine knowledge to the next level? Welcome to the IHK certificate course for Assistant Sommelier/Sommelière (IHK) incl. WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines - a professional training programme that will immerse you in the world of fine wines.
Basic knowledge of wine and service
Introduction to viticulture and cellar management
Introduction to sensory analysis
Tasting, assessing and describing German red and white wines
Introduction to grape varieties, recognising wine faults, wine and beverage service
Sensory analysis for practice
Theory of food pairing, style and etiquette, service to guests
Sensory analysis of food and wine
Practical exercises and exam training
Classic grape varieties1
Sauvignon Blancchardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir
Focal points: Burgundy, Loire and overseas
Classic grape varieties 2
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Grenache
Focal points: Bordeaux, Rhone, southern France and overseas
Sparkling wines and sweet wines
Alcohol fortified wines (sherry & port)
Other grape varieties
Nebbiolo, Barbera, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Co.
Focal points: Italy, Spain and Portugal
Written assessment: WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines (50 multiple-choice questions)
Practical assessment: Blind tasting of two wines and wine and drinks service in the form of a role play
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