ABS wine tasting | Alce Bologna Sommelier
For wine enthusiasts from all around the world
Become a certified SOMMELIER AIS
ABS ALCE BOLOGNA – (top quality accredited italian language school), in collaboration with AIS (Associaziona Italiana Sommelier, founded in Milan on July 7, 1965, officially recognised and legally acknowledged by the Italian government on April 6, 1973) organizes and delivers professional courses to achieve the official “Diploma of SOMMELIER AIS”. These courses are based on modern sommelier training, and are run using teaching methods sensitive to evolving changes in the international world of wine tasting.
The Diploma / Certificate of Sommelier AIS is achieved by progressing through the course, divided into three steps. At the end of each level, international candidates must pass the final exam in order to progress to the next level. At the third level, they must pass the final test in order to become officially certified SOMMELIER AIS
The whole course (3 levels plus final examination) lasts 16 weeks.
The programme it is opened to a maximum of 15 candidates.
3 yearly starting date:
• Winter session: February
• Spring session: May
• Autumn session: September
Wine tasting classes
The wine tasting lessons are given by a professional wine expert SOMMELIER, who will take you on a tour designed to broaden your knowledge regarding one of Italy’s most typical and traditional products, namely the wine.
Not only will you learn the theory of wine but, above all, how to taste wine and how to match it with various foods. The course may finish with a visit to a wine-cellar where you can learn about various processes used to turn a bunch of grapes into a bottle of wine.
• Wine Making in Italy
• Production Regions and their difference
• How does Soil and Weather influence Wine
• The Wine Tradition in Italy and its merge with modern production techniques
• The sensory examination and evaluation of wine / tasting stages
• Approach to terminology which is used to describe the range of perceived flavors, aromas and general characteristics of a wine
NEW: From October 2015, classes are held in our state-of-the-art fully equipped WINE TASTING ROOM