English Wine & Tourism
Continued Professional Development
These courses are an exciting new opportunity for those in the wine industry to upskill by refreshing knowledge or learning new skills.
Focusing on the emergence of tourism as a key element of business strategy for both wine producers and their wider production communities and regions. Students will study the history and recent developments in the field of Oenotourism, factoring in the importance of products and services offered, tourist consumer behaviour and establishing an effective cellar door.
English Wine Industry:
- History of the UK wine production industry
- Wine production regulatory frameworks
- Industry structure, business models and key producer analysis
- Marketing and trade bodies
- Markets for English wine
- Trends and industry developments
- Tastings of key varieties
- Industry definition, historical context, size and structure of industry
- Exemplar wine tourism destinations around the world
- Factors affecting the success of wine tourism in a region
- Wine tourism offerings and types of wine tourist
- Ethical and environmental issues affecting wine tourism
|Dates & Location||
Wednesday, 1:15 - 4:00pm
Week commencing: 29th January 2024 - 20th May 2024
Apply by: 19th January 2024
Completion of each course will equal to 15 UCAS points.
- GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system)
- GCSE English at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system)
The following qualifications are recommended prior to applying:
- WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (Pass)
- Level 3 qualification such as A Level (two subjects)
- BTEC Extended Diploma (MPP)
- Access to HE in a related subject
We also consider applicants with relevant industry experience if over 21 years of age.
Students with English as a second language will be required to have gained IELTS at 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing.
Applicants wishing to progress onto an undergraduate course would need to meet the minimum entry criteria for that specific course which typically includes a Level 3 qualification with UCAS Tariff points (56 points and above).
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