Our wine courses are taught by our Master of Wine, Rod Smith, and Rosie Clarkson, both of whom have taught numerous yacht crew throughout the world.
The Wine and Spirits Education Trust is a globally recognised examination body, meaning any candidate who passes one of their the exams will receive an official certificate and qualification – a great addition to any yachting or hospitality CV.
For those looking for the perfect introduction to wine, this course covers the fundamentals of wine making, wine tasting, service and storage, food and wine pairing and the key international grape varieties
A detailed introductory look at the world's most well-known wines (& spirits), grape varieties and regions, tasting around 48 different wines. Study packs will be distributed in advance and prior reading is recommended. Minimum 8, Maximum 18 attendees.
A thorough examination of the world’s wine and spirit producing areas in great detail, tasting around 84 different wines. This is of the academic standard of a UK ‘A’Level, and will require some pre-study. Five days split either side of a weekend to allow for a break and some revision.
We offer bespoke on board training so you and your team can brush up on your knowledge, or really get into detail to fully understand your wines on board. Each course can be tailored to suit your needs.
When you chater or buy a yacht you demand the best...
A world class chef
The worlds finest wines
Why not organise a truly uniqe evening with our Master of Wine Rod Smith. Rod will work with your chef and Chief stewardess to assemble the perfect pairing of wines and food. Something the guests will talk about for years to come.
World class food paired with world class wines all of which are indrodcued to your guests by one of only 365 Masters of Wine.
Truly an evening to remember!