OUR TEAM: Vittoria

Meet Vittoria, Director & WSET Certified Educator of Eleanor Wine Academy It was as a dreamy idea persisting in Vittoria’s mind while sipping Pinot Noir🍷in the Phillip island 🐧2 years ago. Once back to Amsterdam in July 2018, Vittoria discussed her project with Allard & Kristian, who embraced the idea with enthusiasm and trust💡. It […]

OUR TEAM: Allard and Kristian

Meet Allard and Kristian, Managing Partners Eleanor Wine In the summer of 2005, Allard was overlooking the vineyards of Château Smith Haut Lafitte at the Terrace of Les Sources de Caudalie. Drinking from a bottle of their white wine, with the sun on his face, Allard had a sudden and striking realization of how great […]

MEET THE TEAM!

Get ready to meet our team! Over the next few weeks, we will be shining a spotlight on the people behind Eleanor Wine Academy, telling about our team’s background in the wine industry. Here is a little introduction to Eleanor Wine Academy, for those who don’t know much about us. Eleanor Wine Academy is a […]

WINE STUDY: CHAMPAGNE

What is Champagne? Where does it come from? What flavours and aromas does Champagne have and why?  Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by using the traditional method. All authentic Champagne wines come from the Champagne region of France and made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier grapes.  A very good-quality Champagne has complex flavours […]

WSET LEVEL 3 ON WEEKENDS

Concerts are postponed, sporting events are canceled and tourist hot spots are shut down. And you are looking for some safe outdoor activities during the pandemic?  What about focusing on Wine Education?  A new session of WSET Level 3 starts on November 7th🍷🍁. Building on the knowledge gained through the WSET Level 2 Award in […]

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 […]

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 course with a special discount for Valentine’s Day

Take a wine course as a couple at Eleanor Wine Academy and get a special discount for Valentine’s Day! We offer certified WSET wine courses in the city center of Amsterdam in a beautiful location by the Amstel canal. We explore the wine from its roots to its taste by providing wine tasting! We invite […]

WINE NEWS: WSET LEVEL 3

The first WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course will start on March 04th 2020 at the Eleanor Wine Academy! The WSET Level 3 course gives a detailed understanding of grape growing, wine making and the key factors influencing style, quality and price of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines. Over 10 weeks, students […]