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WineSkills Principles of Winemaking

Plumpton College
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Professional Training
5 days
710 GBP
Lewes
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Lewes
710 GBP
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Course description

WineSkills Principles of Winemaking:

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.

Topics include:

  • harvest preparation
  • grape processing
  • must amelioration
  • alcoholic fermentation
  • red wine production
  • wine clarification
  • wine stability and packaging
  • sparkling wine production

The course ends with a 30-minute multiple-choice test. The theory sessions for this course will delivered in the mornings at Plumpton College Wine Centre classrooms, and the practical session in the afternoons at Plumpton College winery.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in the subject.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification

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Plumpton College - Apprenticeship Training

Plumpton College is a specialist land-based College offering outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities at our main 800-hectare site plus our other superb Out Centres. You'll be able to develop your skills and knowledge at our inspirational sites. Offering a variety...


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Plumpton College

Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex
BN7 3AE


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