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Cheese and Wine Matching


This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

If you are a lover of cheese and wine, this course is the ideal opportunity to taste various cheeses from around the world, complemented with a great selection of wines to make the perfect combination.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course is due to start on Wednesday 9th February 2022. You will attend college on Wednesday evening from 7.00pm - 9.00pm, for four weeks.

This course takes place at St Helens College, Town Centre Campus, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

The course will provide you with the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of dessert and fortified wines and discover new cheeses, with a strong emphasis on flavour matching and combination.

It will also give you a general overview of the wine and cheese industries across different areas, focusing on factors that impact style, quality, packaging, storage and price.

Each week there will be a practical tasting of two cheeses and two wines.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. As with all our leisure courses the main emphasis is to come and enjoy.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements. You do not need to be a wine connoisseur to enjoy the sessions!

You will need to be at least 18 years old to participate and proof of age with a valid ID is required.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £130.

This price is inclusive of all the wines and cheeses that you will taste at each session.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

You may wish to progress on to our other Colours Cookery School courses, to continue to build your culinary skills and experience. Alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited qualification in this subject, which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.

I'm interested in this course, what should I do next?

If you would like to submit an application to study this course, simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

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