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This rudimentary course will give you an introduction to the basic principles of South African wine. It covers elements such as terms used in the wine industry, the art of making of wine, and the intricacies of wine tasting. It will help you develop a better understanding of the different types of wine, and give you the knowledge to better appreciate the wine industry in general.

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You are a wine enthusiast but lack the theoretical knowledge to back up your experience when it comes to speaking on the subject.
  • You are considering a career in tourism and hospitality and want to add to your knowledge base and skills set.
Course code:


Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme

 Course duration:

3 months

Entry requirements:
  • No matric

 Learning units covered:

  1. Fundamentals
  2. Wine Labels
  3. Wine Making
  4. Wine Tasting
Assessment and award:
  • Students are required to complete 1 assignment.
  • There are no exams for this course.

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Basic Principles of South African Wine  from  Oxbridge Academy.


R 2000.00

Registration Fee:

R 500.00

Course Price (Excl. Reg Fee):

R 1500.00

Monthly Instalments:

R 500.00 X 3 months

Please note that the registration fee shown applies to South African students only. Foreign students are required to pay a non-refundable R2400 deposit instead of a registration fee.

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