These tools will help you to be the expert trainer in your field for wine basics. Each module contains instructions and talking points for the teacher (the Facilitator’s Guide) along with all of the necessary handouts for students. There are seminars as well as fun, interactive tasting activities that help to break down the barriers of wine knowledge. Learning about wine should not be intimidating; it should be FUN! The last two links provide reliable references selected by Kobrand's education department that will help enhance your in-depth knowledge of wine and spirits.
Seminar on the basics of wine, its classifications, and the most popular varietals.
Seminar on the basics of winemaking from vine to bottle.
Interactive component tasting demonstrating the individual tastes of the tongue as they relate to wine.
Interactive activity where individuals identify scents using an aroma kit. Ideal for team competitions.
Interactive tasting demonstrating common flavors in wine using Jelly Belly jelly beans which underscores the subjective nature of aroma and flavor evaluation. Perfect tasting for participants under 21 years of age.
Seminar on the method for tasting and evaluating wine offering the opportunity to clarify basic wine terms and reduce the frustration associated with identifying aromas and flavors.
Interactive wine tasting and evaluation that incorporates common varietals and learnings from the previous KES 101 modules.
Seminar and interactive tasting where individuals learn the synergies of tastes and flavors in food and wine when they are combined.
Seminar covering suggestive selling and proper service techniques.