Experience a first-hand, virtual tour of India’s magical vineyards and viticulture, learn how wine is made in your home country, and explore the world of Indian wines.
Discover the secrets of the land where vines grow and see how grapes are picked. Learn about the fascinating journey from grape to glass with the Master of Wine as she shares with you, special tips on how wine is blended and aged in oak barrels to improve its quality, in this specially designed foundational course on winemaking in India.
What is Terroir and understanding the different parts of a vine plant and their role
Fascinating facts about how and when harvesting (grape-picking) is done in India
Step-wise understanding of wine-making from grape crushing to bottling & packaging at the winery
Understanding ageing of wine – how and why it is done and its impact on the final wine
Art of blending wines and why blending is important in winemaking
Tasting of wine from tank and barrel to assess the quality during its making
Key vineyard and winery related decisions discussed with the wine-makers
The program is designed for beginners and wine enthusiasts. It is suitable for anyone above the legal drinking age. The course will give you the basic knowledge you need to know about wine.
The Introduction to Wine (Hindi) course designed for beginners. If you’re a professional and want to advance your career in wine, the Advanced Wine Pro will help you take a step ahead.
The course is designed by Sonal Holland Master of Wine, India’s most qualified wine professional and the country’s leading wine educator. It combines a global wine curriculum with the context and insights Indian wine enthusiasts require. The course has immense value for all those who enjoy drinking wine.
Upon enrolment, the course including video presentation are made available to you for viewing. Please watch the video modules and learn the content.
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2. Fill in the details at the Sign-up Page (Name, email id, password)
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4. Get instant access to the course videos and content
All courses in the Academy are available with access for 90 days from the date of course purchase. You are welcome to the videos as many times as you like to master the learning.
You can start anytime you want and with a 90 days course access. You can watch the course as many times as you like during that period.
If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us for a refund within the next 48 hours and we will be happy to refund 100% of the purchase price
We are available on email to guide you for any technical difficulties you might encounter.
Then this course is perfect for you! Many enthusiasts have turned professionals, including Sonal, as they studied wine in depth. A majority of enthusiasts who have studied wine with us have multiplied their enjoyment and understanding of wine many times over.
Once the course fees have been processed, you will receive via email access to the course modules. You can then login in with your student id and password and learn at a pace comfortable to you. You will also receive a free downloadable workbook where you can take notes as you learn.
Upon successful completion of the evaluation test, you will be eligible for a certificate of completion from Sonal Holland Wine Academy. A soft copy of the certificate can be downloaded from the website upon completion of the course.
The course allows you to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of wines. However, we strongly recommend you to apply this knowledge by sampling a wide variety of wines, especially the ones that you have learnt on the course. Whilst you are not required to taste while on the course, you may use every opportunity thereafter to taste and learn, some of which would be enabled through our SoHo Wine Club events, held across the country.
The fees are non- refundable and non-transferable. The course is valid for a period of 90 days, and you may choose to access the content at a time convenient to you.