Bordeaux Wine School comes to India

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bordeauxwineschool2.jpgEcole du vin de Bordeaux (Bordeaux Wine School) will be coming to India for the first time this October to select candidates to become one of the first accredited trainers for Bordeaux in India. Three seminars will be held for F&B professionals, wine importers and educators across India. The training is being organised by Sopexa on behalf of CIVB.


The Delhi seminar will be held on October 23rd & 24th, the Bengaluru one on October 26th and 27th while the Mumbai seminar will be held on October 28th and 29th. Participants of the one-day master class seminar will receive a certificate of attendance issued by L’Ecole du vin de Bordeaux according to HospitalityBiz. Those that would like to be short listed for the accreditation would need to take a further assessment test at the end of the seminar. This will be followed by an interview session as well.
The Bordeaux Wine School was established in 1990 and includes intensive, express summer and a la carte programs. The intensive courses include a practical, techncial and Grands Crus Course where participants visit vineyards around Bordeaux. The practical and technical courses are both two days and cost Euro 350. The Grands Crus Course stretches over three days and costs Euros 600. All three courses are heavily discounted for students. More pricing information is available here. While expensive, there are probably few better ways for students to be introduced to Bordeaux wines firsthand.

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  1. I appreciate the initiative of the Sommelier India for bringing Bordeaux Wine School to India to impart training to the Indian wine lovers who would be granted accredition for functioning as wine trainers. The Bordeaux name is synonymus with internationally popular wines and their this step is in the right direction which will go a long way in promoting wine culture in India. Myself being connected with The Press Club of India as its Associate Member and an Active Member of the GB of Alliance Francaise, would like to contribute in whatever way possible to highlight this event through my fellow members so that the initiative of the Bordeaux Wine School meets with its desired objective. Cheers;

  2. Sommelier India on

    Although we support the initiative, the Bordeaux Wine School programme is coming to India through the initiative of Sopexa, not Sommelier India. — Editor

  3. T.N. SHASHIDHAR on

    I am interested in taking the course at bangalooru.please let me know whom to contact. my mob no.9945213796

  4. Yogesh Thalnerkar on

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I would like to join semiar at Mumbai please send me details about the attending the seminar.
    Regards
    Yogesh
    Mo- 9860502270

  5. I would really like to attend the seminar in New Delhi.Could you please tell who to contact for the same.I am pursuing my masters and have done my summer internship with Grover Wines.I can be contacted on 09958053536

  6. Deepak Kumar Dalal on

    I would love to attend the seminar in Delhi, I am pursuing masters in management. I have four years of experience as a bartender. I can be contacted on 9999440008. Please let me know about the procedure.

  7. I am interested in attending the mumbai seminar,please let me know whom to contact,My phone number is 9224284583

  8. Deepak Kumar Dalal on

    I am Deepak, pursuing Masters in management from Delhi and have 4 years of experience in hotel industry as a bartender. I would really like to attend the seminar in delhi.
    Can you please let me know how to go ahead. My number is +91 9999440008

  9. hi i am abhijit i am working with oberoi for last 2 years and i would like to participate the event in Delhi my phone no is 9999438734 please give me the detail

  10. I am Sunny Chopra working with The Oberoi New Delhi. I love to attend the sessions in delhi. My no. is 9911204311

  11. PRITY BHATTACHARYA on

    I am an Indian workingg in UAE in the wine industry and we dont have such opportunities here. I am very very interested in such a first hand experience. I am currently on the advanced level offered by WSET, UK. I want to explore more into wine-zone and stretch the horizon of my knowledge into wines.
    What alternatives are available for people like me? Kindly suggest.

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