BIVB

BIVB Certificate Course

 

Date: 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th Jan, 2021 (Tuesday)
Exam Date: 2 Feb 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:30 – 21:30
Venue: Hong Kong Wine Academy

1/F, Everglory Centre, 1B ~ 1C Kimberley Street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Course fee: HK$ 4,000
Discount policy:
*Early bird discount: 10% (full payment received at least 2 weeks before class commence)
*Group discount: 10% (3 or more registered for the same course together)
*Total 15% off for students eligible for both early bird and group discount

 


Application

Please send filled application form to our e-mail (enquiry@hkwineacademy.com)
Payment can be made by either:

  • Bank Transfer - to our HSBC bank account 112-275276-838
  • FPS - enquiry@hkwineacademy.com
  • By Cheque – payable to "Hong Kong Wine Academy" and mail to Unit 1205, 12/F, Everglory Centre, 1 B Kimberley Street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Target audience

  • wine friends who in love of Bourgogne wines and regions.
  • importers, agents, Sommeliers, restaurant a wine shop owners, retailer, distributors

 

Background of École des Vins de Bourgogne:


Created in 1974 by the Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB), the École des Vins de Bourgogne was a pioneering institution in France. Over the years, the school acquired in-depth expertise in terms of wine-themed training and the organization of wine-related trips. From Mâcon to Chablis, candidate can explore the entire Bourgogne winegrowing region from appellations Régionales to mythical Grands Crus.

The map of the Bourgogne winegrowing region includes 44 villages and total 84 appellations will be discussed. With it, candidate can explore the whole range of Bourgogne appellations; reds, whites or rosés, and of course, Crémant de Bourgogne.


Instructor - Mr. Louis Lee, Accredited BIVB Educator

Mr. Louis Lee is a wine and spirit expert and educator, he shares his passion in wines from all over the world. As a wine and spirit educator, Louis has taught for different institutions over all these years. His extensive experience in wine trade started more than 20 years ago.

 

Course Outline

Topic Hours
Session 1)

Discovery Bourgogne Wines

- Climate and soil
- Grape varieties
- Four tiers system
- Labelling terms
- Tasting
2 hours
Session 2)

Unique white wine region and the regions you always missed

- Explore the regions one by one :Chablis, Chalonnaise & Maconnais
- Understand the geographical factors and landscape
- Discuss wine styles and characters
- Introduce important villages and vineyards
- Tasting
2 hours
Session 3)

The famous white Bourgogne region and its red wine villages

- Explore Cote de Beaune
- Understand the geographical factors and landscape
- Discuss wine styles and characters
- Introduce important villages and vineyards
- Tasting
2 hours
Session 4)

The prestigious red Bourgogne villages

- Explore Cote de Nuits
- Understand the geographical factors and landscape
- Discuss wine styles and characters
- Introduce important villages and vineyards
- Tasting
2 hours

Assessment


There is a 1-hour 50 multiple choice examination in the course. Students are required to have a pass in the examination in the course. The passing mark is 60%.