Wines Of Portugal Academy Intermediate Level Certificate ViniPortugal

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The Wines of Portugal Academy Intermediate Certificate (Level 2) will be offered at IWEG for the first time in Ontario in spring 2019!

This 6-hour course is created by ViniPortugal.

You will: 

  • discover the 10 most important native grape varietals 
  • understand winemaking techniques
  • tour the unique sub-regions
  • taste 16 diverse wines showcasing Portugal's diverse terroirs

The course is taught by Wines of Portugal Academy educator Sofia Salvador.

Students successful in the course will receive a professional accreditation from the Wines of Portugal Academy. Explore the history, taste a variety of wine styles, and further your knowledge of the native grape varietals of this great winemaking region! This one-day course is ideal for trade professionals seeking professional accreditation and Portuguese wine enthusiasts.


Available Classes:


Wines of Portugal Academy Intermediate Level Certificate Starts Apr. 06, 2019

Cost: $350
IWEG Drinks Academy - Downtown

New ! Wines of Portugal Academy Intermediate Level 

When: Saturday April 6, 2019,  9:30 am to 4:30 pm (6 hours of classroom instruction, plus certificate examination at the end of the course). Certification program from the Wines of Portugal Academy.  6 hours of training and examination at 4pm. Delivered by Wines of Portugal Academy Educator Sofia Salvador Study materials and glassware provided. IWEG now offers an alternative to PayPal; to charge tuition directly to your VISA or MasterCard please call the office at (416) 534-2570.

About Wines of Portugal Academy Intermediate Level

Target Audience - Intended for audiences with general knowledge of Portuguese wines (eg catering professionals, importers, journalists, consumers / wine lovers, who wish to deepen their knowledge about Portuguese wines.

Learning Objectives - At the end of the course, trainees should have an extensive knowledge of Portuguese Wines. They should recognize the iconic wines of Portugal, the famous fortified wines of Portugal, the 10 main grape varieties in depth, the typical blends of Portugal and the contribution of each variety in the composition of the blend. They should also identify and know the main characteristics of the main regions (including Beira Interior and Azores), as well as obtaining in-depth knowledge on the harmonization of international gastronomy with Portuguese wines.

Certificate - Upon successful completion of course and test, students will receive a certificate and title of “Wines of Portugal Certified Ambassador”.

Test: 35 questions multiple choice test. Pass grade is 55%

Duration - 6 hours

Enroll for this Class ($350)