"Counsellor in Swiss Wine"
Who should attend?
This qualification is intended to provide core knowledge of the wide range of wines produced in Switzerland. The qualification is designed for trade and hospitality employees working in a supervisory capacity who need to advise management, answer customer queries authoritatively, or make informed selections of Swiss Wines in a variety of situations.
The qualification is a prerequisite for those planning to specialise in the domaine of Swiss Wine.
How will you benefit?
The course focuses on the tasting and analysis of the characteristics of the main Swiss grape varieties as well as of the limited production of "speciality" grape varieties in each Canton.
- the main grape varieties used to produce wine in each Canton
- the grape varieties used to produce wine in limited quantities in each Canton
- reading the wine label
- food and wine matching
- wine tasting, using the WSET® Level 3 systematic approach to tasting©
To gain the qualification, candidates are required to successfully complete:
Unit 1 - theory
- a multiple choice paper which consists of fifty (50) questions
Unit 2 - practical
- The blind tasting of a (Swiss) wine
The examination will be marked by abcwine-spirits.ch in Switzerland
Please note, that this course is under development but will be available for study as of January 2011
|Required prior knowledge for course:||
Certificate in Swiss Wine
An advantage: The WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, as well as the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits or equivalent.
Guided learning hours:
|It is recommended that the teaching time for the course is no less than 16 hours and should be no more than 20 hours.|
|Upon successful completion of the Advanced Certificate in Swiss Wine, the student may progress to the following qualifications :|
at the end of this course, the candidate will be capable of:
|Certificate in Swiss Wine for Instructors|
|WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines & Spirits|
|WSET® Level 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits|