WINE NEWS: WSET LEVEL 3 ON WEEKENDS

A new session of WSET Level 3 starts on November 7th🍷🍁. Building on the knowledge gained through the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, the Level 3 Award in Wines goes both broader and deeper 📚.  This weekend course is designed to help students to have more flexibility in organizing their study and runs over […]

NEWS: NEW LOCATION

🎈17.09.2020🎈 Today is a memorable day for our 🍷Wine Academy as we will have a new location in the beautiful Prinsengracht ✨ 💡What it looked like a dreamy idea born while sipping Pinot Noir with two special friends👭 in the Phillip island🌏🐧 2 years ago, it’s coming to shape as a lively, friendly, international wine […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON Alicante Bouschet

Alicante Bouschet is a black grape variety widely cultivated since 1866 and planted mostly in Spain, Portugal and France. It is a cross of Petit Bouschet and Grenache. Alicante is a teinturier, a black grape with dark skins and flesh. In contrast, regular black wine grapes have dark skins, but clear flesh. In a blend, […]

THE LATEST NEWS: FALL WINE COURSES

New sessions of WSET Level 1-3 Awards in Wine are about to start! And only a few places left for our fall wine courses, starting in September/October 2020!  Considering the last measures announced by the Dutch government yesterday, we have decided to crop the number of participants to 7 for all our classroom courses.  🔸03 […]

WINE NEWS: WSET LEVEL 3

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course starts on September 23th 2020 at the Eleanor Wine Academy🍷📚! This course is the perfect way to advance your wine knowledge. Ideal for the dedicated wine enthusiast and those who need to make informed decisions or recommendations about wine for work. The WSET Level 3 Award in […]

WINE FACT: BLENDING

Blending plays an important role in the winemaking process and can take place at any stage during this process🍷. It can help the winemaker improve consistently, enhance the balance of a wine and create a certain style. In white wine production the role of blending mainly focuses on ensuring consistency for pure aromatic varieties and […]

WSET certified wine courses for HORECA

Do you own a restaurant, a wine shop or bar? Looking for ways to increase sales of wine?  The WSET certified wine course is a great opportunity for your staff to broaden their knowledge of wine, wine making processes, and different wine regions.  WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and […]

WINE STUDENT: INSPIRED BY LA RIOJA

Lisa, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines “My name is Lisa and I am passionate about learning more about different wines. I lived in Madrid, Spain for almost four years and in that time, I became interested in different wine regions there, and especially La Rioja. When I lived in […]

WINE FACT: CARBONATION

Carbonation, the cheapest method of sparkling wine production, is widely used around the world. In this method CO2 is injected into a still wine. It is mostly used to produce fruity sparkling wines from grapes with strong varietal flavours, such as Sauvignon Blanc. Willing to learn more about sparkling wine production? Sign up for our […]

WINE STUDENT: TRAVEL AND TASTE

Ranjeeta, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 3 Award in Wines “My first encounter with wine was 10 years ago on a trip to Chianti, Italy while staying on a popular wine estate. With almost no prior experience in wine, it came as a surprise when people complemented me having a good ‘nose’ during […]