Wine Skills is a training programme designed for those wishing to grow vines and make wine, particularly in cool climate areas, and for members of the wine trade and wine enthusiasts who have a strong interest in wine.
Drawing on the expertise of the Plumpton College wine team, Wine Skills provides training and knowledge transfer opportunities in order to encourage wine producers to:
These valuable skills enable individuals and producers to compete on the world stage and to ensure the future sustainability of the industry.
Throughout the year many Wine Skills Programs and masterclasses will be available.
The aims of this course is to provide a good knowledge and understanding of viticulture to those who wish to establish a small to medium-size vineyard, enter the wine trade, or have a strong interest in winemaking.
The aims of this course is to provide a good level of knowledge and understanding of winemaking to those who wish to establish a small winery, enter the wine trade, or have a strong interest in wine.
The aim of this course is to provide contemporary knowledge of the wine trade looking at distribution channels, tourism and consumer behaviour relevant to the UK wine industry
The aims of this course is to provide a good level of knowledge and understanding of bottle-fermented/traditional method sparkling wine. This course focuses on the second stage of winemaking, tirage, secondary fermentation, disgorging and dosage. This course is suitable for anyone that has an interest in the subject.