Via Verona 2020 Certification Course | Vinitaly International

8 - 12 June 2020

Vinitaly International Academy

Wine2digital | Viale del Lavoro, 8, Verona

The 16th Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Italian Wine Ambassador Certification Course Agile Edition was held in two modules: from 8 to 12 June 2020 (online theoretical lectures); from 8th to 10th March 2021 the virtual tasting session.

The VIA Certification Course is exceptionally well thought out; the instructors have designed the course to give students the confidence to become adept Ambassadors of Italian wine.

The VIA Certification Course provides students with a solid foundation, it enables students to build a long-term career in the wine sector.

The course entails 5 sections (4 hours in length for each session) of online lecture supported by additional warmup sessions and a special seminar on VIA systematic tasing in module 1 from 8 to 12 June.

Module 2 comprises of intensive guided tastings of 36 wines selected to give the students an overview of the archetypal Italian wines.

There is a focus on the native grapes of Italy, moving through Italy region by region, students will get a well-rounded experience, learning about wine in combination with food and Italian culture

Length of the course: From 8 to 12 June 2020 (online theoretical lectures – Module 1); From 25 to 27 January 2021 (the virtual tasting session – Module 2)

Language: English

In collaboration with:

Required Text:

  • Italian Wine Unplugged Grape by Grape. Positive Press, 2017
  • Sangiovese Lambrusco and other vine stories, Positive Press, 2019

For further information:

Gallery Verona 2019

Video recap Verona 2019