Wine Story believes that within each wine bottle is a beautiful tale that is meant to be told. Therein lies the very foundation of wine enjoyment and appreciation - the sharing of wine experiences through its flavors and its stories.
Wine Story Academy now carries the torch to spread and share the love of wine through education and has since taught hundreds of wine lovers both in and outside of the trade. Enthusiasts build a strong foundation of knowledge across the various kinds of wine classes. While internationally recognized courses equip students with tools they need to join the handful of laudable professionals in the wine industry.
Moreover, Wine Story made professional wine certification accessible by offering the first WSET courses in the Philippines in 2011.
With Wine Story Academy, standards in wine experience are raised. No other wine retailer in the Philippines provides the market with world-class education. This will no doubt enhance each and every wine encounter.
In Wine Story Academy, you will find passionate people who care about the wines they represent. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about wines, both educators and staff strive to exceed expectations. Through regular sessions of wine classes, there is one goal in mind: to heighten enjoyment of wine while gaining ample knowledge and understanding.
Unparalleled Experience and Education
With an assortment of wine classes and courses built around learning about common wine speak, sharpening tasting techniques, and pairing food with wine - all that is just the beginning. There is a course that will cater to each customer's individual taste, palate, and aspiration.
NON-PROFESSIONAL WINE CLASSES
Wine Story Academy is dedicated to bringing out the best in wine appreciation and tasting experiences. And it all begins with WINE 101. This class initiates the novice wine enthusiast into swirling, sniffing and sipping the wine. Understand the various flavors and aromatic qualities unique to each of the popular types of grapes as well as important wine terms and practices.
We all love to complement beverages with great quality food; that is where the class FOOD & WINE PAIRING comes in. The whole point in pairing food and wine is to make each one taste better. The selection of small plates and sharing boards promise a mouthwatering experience as wine and food flavors are combine. Watch out for a different tasting theme every month!
In TOUR DE FRANCE class, taste your way through essential French wine regions and their classic grape varieties. Immerse your palate ina country that made wine part of their national heritage and a symbol of joie de vivre - an expression of the joy of living. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Rhone, Alsace - all with incredible flavours and stories encapsulated in this 2-hour tasting.
The AROMA WINE CLASS hones your ability to recognize wine scents, relate them to distinct characteriestics in wine and give a deeper meaning to what your eyes and palate perceive. This aspect of wine enjoyment is not to be missed as it brings the usual wine tasting to a higher sensory experience.
Deepen your love and appreciation for French Wines in Wine Story Academy's newest class: INTRODUCTION TO BORDEAUX. Experience flavors and uncover complexities through an in-depth examination of wines and styles hailing from Bordeaux.
PROFESSIONAL WINE CERTIFICATION COURSES
Wine Story Academy is proud to be an Approved Programme Provider (APP) of Wine & Spirit Education Trust® (WSET®) courses. WSET® qualifications are widely considered the gold standard of wine education and its reputation is higher than ever. The WSET® has very rigorous quality standards maintained by over 750 APPs in more than 70 countries. www.wsetglobal.com
Professionals and enthusiasts alike have the opportunity to get certified in Levels 1 through 3 in Wines. These are courses especially recommended for those in the hospitality or restaurant industry, and the distribution and import sectors of wines. WSET® certification is fast becoming a minimum requirement for employment in luxury cruise lines. Outside the wine trade, any individual wishing to obtain expertise and professional certification would do well to gain qualifications from this internationally-recognized organization.
THE FILIPINO THIRST FOR WINE KNOWLEDGE
Wine passion is growing exponentially among Filipinos. More and more are beginning to believe that wine is like food (or beverage) for the soul. In Wine Story Academy, attending the various classes or courses is more than just discovering a new favorite wine and its historical roots. It is about gaining knowledge that will boost both wine enthusiasm and confidence.
For Wine Story Academy students, attending the aforementioned courses could also be an avenue to meet fellow wine lovers who can then turn into great friends. Regularly attending wine classes and events can help form a company of new friends, as well as build new and lasting wine memories.
Truly, there is a world of mystifying intricacies to learn and experience when it comes to wine. Driven to raise the bar of wine experience in Manila, Wine Story Academy believes that wine can take each person on a journey towards life's utmost pleasure and fulfilment.
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