Do you want to become a winemaker? Winemakers study the chemical science of oenology, which is the foundation of the winemaking process. Whether you’d like to start a winemaking business or entertain a hobby, this comprehensive winemaking course is ideal for you.
The Certificate of Winemaking is a professional development course that will provide the knowledge required to understand the winemaking process and make your own wines and spirits.
In this winemaking course, you will learn about different types of wine, how to assess and analyse wine quality, investigate the chemistry and microorganisms involved in wine processing and oversee the winemaking process.
On completion of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the winemaking process.
Unit - Oenology Winemaking
Unit 1 – Scope and Nature of Oenology
Global Wine Production
Global Wine Consumption
What Is Involved in Winemaking
Wine Making Terminology
Testing, Tasting and Monitoring
What Can Go Wrong In Winemaking
Alcohol And Health
Unit 2 – Fermentation Science
Unit 3 – The Winemaking Process
Outline of the winemaking process
Clarification and Stabalisation
Methods to determine sugar and sulphur dioxide levels
Unit 4 – Factors affecting Grape Characteristics
Fruit characteristics affecting wine
Effects of yeasts in winemaking
Methods to determine alcohol content, chemical and microbial stability
Inoculum of yeast
Unit 5 – Wine Classification
Types of wines
Selecting wine grapes
Unit 6 – Sensory Science & Evaluation
Wine sensory science
Determine consumer preference
Types of senses
Wine food interaction
Unit 7 – Production of White Wine and Sparkling Wines
Crushing the Grapes
Managing the Must
The Champenois Method
Unit 8 – Production of Red Wines and Rosé Wines
Harvesting and Crushing for Reds
Getting a Wood Flavour
Unit 9 – Production of Spirits
Introduction to Distillation
Classification of Spirits
Liquers and Liquer Groups
Sherry and Types of Sherry
Port and Types of Port
Unit 10- Storage and Ageing of Wines
Different Storage Methods
Causes of Spoilage
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Good course notes & breadth of course
J. Jagger, North Wahroonga, NSW | Certificate of Winemaking (Oenology)
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We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 50 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
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Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.