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Advanced Wine Course (3AMK)

Advanced Wine Course (3AMK)

Code: RES8HA003
Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: Period 4
Language: English
Level: Professional studies
Type: Free-choice, Price 60 €.

The course in directed to participants in 3AMK lane Wine Import Business 15 ECTS

Learning objectives
The student

  • has acquired method of systematic wine tasting and is able to use it as a tool for continuous growth in product knowledge
  • understands factors affecting the quality and price of main wine types
  • can explain labels and knows wine classifications in main wine production areas
  • understands customer segments in wine market


  • Systematic approach to tasting of wine
  • Natural and human factors affecting the style and quality of wines in the vineyard and winery
  • Comparative studies of grape varieties and main wine production areas
  • Wine market analysis

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Basic wine knowledge needed.
The course is evaluated on a scale excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), satisfactory (2), fair (1), fail (0). The assessment criteria is presented on a scale 1 - 3 - 5.

Grade 1
Grade 3
Grade 5

Working life connections
The course includes alcohol industry related assignments and case studies.

Learning methods

  • Systematic tasting
  • Lectures
  • E-learning platform

Assessing one’s own learning is a compulsory part of the course.

Teacher responsible
Jouko Mykkänen, Haaga