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Haaga Wine Advanced

Haaga Wine Advanced

• Code: SMB3RB012D
• Extent: 4 ECTS (108 h)
• Timing: Semester 5-6
• Language: English
• Level: Professional studies
• Type: Compulsory

Prerequisites
Basic wines course (as in Basics of Restaurant Management) or similar level wine studies.

Learning outcomes
Course will familiarize students on advanced level wine knowledge. It follows the Wine and Spirit Education Trust level 3 Advanced Certificate of Wines and Spirits. It also prepares for the WSET level 3 exam, which students can take with HaagaPerho (this is not included in the Haaga-Helia course).

Course contents
• Issues affecting wine quality and price: grape growing, wine making, economics
• Principal wine grapes and wine areas of the world
• Wine types: red, white, rose, sparking, fortified and also spirits
• Professional wine tasting (over 100 samples of wine & spirits)
• Building wine selection and wine list in restaurants

International
The course is conducted in HOSBA-programs with a mix of international students and exchange students.

Teaching and learning methods

It is possible to complete the course based on classroom learning or part time learning (hours are the same):

a) Classroom learning:
Lectures and examinations 36 h
Self-studies 71 h
The assessment of one’s own learning 1 h

b) Part time learning:
Lectures and examinations 36 h
Self-studies 71 h
The assessment of one’s own learning 1 h

Recognition of Prior Learning, RPL  (in Finnish AHOT)
Wine and Spirit Education Trust level 3 Advanced Certificate of Wines and Spirits.

Teacher/s with the main responsibility for the course
Jouko Mykkänen

Course materials
Book: Exploring Wines and Spirits (from Haaga Matsku) + lecture material.

Assessment
Assignment 100 %

The assessment of one’s own learning does not influence the grade. The assignment is the same for all courses/modules and the answers will also be used for course/module development. The assignment is completed online in WinhaOpaali.