Vinitaly International Academy
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)
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