The Front of House Course
by The Cape Wine Academy

A perfect 2-day course for individuals or groups working in the hospitality sector who would like to have formalize their training and advance their career and skillset.

The Windhoek Wine School can bring this course to lodges, guest farms, or hotels across Namibia, see our Services section for more information.

The course covers:

Learning Unit 1 » Wine sales
Learning Unit 2 » Basic information: Presenting the wine
Learning Unit 3 » Wine etiquette: Presenting the wine
Learning Unit 4 » Tasting 
Learning Unit 5 » Wine styles and cause and effect 
Learning Unit 6 » Wine producing regions 
Learning Unit 7 » Wine - Vineyard practices 
Learning Unit 8 » Wine - Winemaking 
Learning Unit 9 » Wine awards and Associations 
Learning Unit 10 » Public Relations, Media & Marketing 
Learning Unit 11 » Wine and Food 
Learning Unit 12 » Great Wine Capitals of the World 
Learning Unit 13 » Tourism


The South African Wine Course
by Cape Wine Academy

Consider this your introduction to the world of SA Wines. This course will teach even the newest wine professional the basics of how to smell, taste, and identify wines. This course generally lasts 5 hours (which can be split over multiple days) with a 60 minute exam to follow.

The following topics will be covered:

Lecture 1
» The five taste sensations 
» Cause and effect wine tasting
» Grape Varieties
» Storage and service 
» Tutored white wine tasting

Lecture 2 
» Viticulture
» Harvesting of quality wine 
» Wine making practices
» Tutored red wine tasting