Grape Varietals

Learning about wine is a hands-on activity. However, to engage in a wine discussion, a team member must possess basic knowledge that prepares them for the vocabulary, processes, service elements, and food/wine pairing intracacies that are associated with beverage sales and proper wine service.

Our course lays the foundation on which you can build your operation’s specific wine and/or menu offerings.

Course Content

Students learn general information about the major grape varietals of retail and commercial wine sales. This lesson also covers the specifics of predominant flavors, aromas, styles and how to pair wine with food. Sparkling and dessert wines are also explored.

  • Red & White Grapes
  • Styles, Flavors & Aromas
  • Champagne & Dessert Wine
  • How to Use with Food

At the end of the course, students are required to complete a 10-question quiz. Once the quiz is passed, a personalized Certificate of Achievement can be printed. 

Seat time: 30 minutes

Vino 101 is a trusted provider of beverage education solutions serving the foodservice, hospitality, and retail industries for the past decade. Our engaging and interactive online learning experience is focused on increasing the wine sales of your operation while concurrently improving the buying experiences of your guests and patrons. Our clients have seen a 15-20% increase in wine sales within 60 days of implementation of our course.

Intro to Wine™ serves as the ideal wine-centered onboarding tool for new team members at the time of hire. The course immediately aids in recommending, selling, and the proper service of wine. It is also used as a refresher course for seasoned professionals.

Intro to Wine™ provides a comprehensive and entertaining introductory wine education for all staff involved in the sales and service of wine.

Course Features

  • Extensive Wine Glossary
  • Video Sequences
  • Remediation Quizzes
  • High Resolution Photos
  • Flash Animations
  • Interactive Activities
  • Pairing Guidelines
  • Suggestive Selling Tips
  • Bookmarking Capabilities

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