From Novice to Connoisseur

Ever wanted to captivate people during a business dinner or a networking event?

Join our 2-day Wine Etiquette & Appreciation course to explore and taste a variety of wines and impress at your next social gathering. Turn into a wine connoisseur and use your newfound knowledge as a powerful tool to build rapport with potential clients or business partners.

Acquire invaluable skills in selecting, tasting, and serving wines with poise. Learn how to pick out flavours, understand different types of wine, and pair them like a true connoisseur.

Course Outline

  • Get to know the differences between white, red, sweet, and sparkling wines, and discover the diverse grapes that shape each sip 
  • Enjoy a curated selection of up to five exquisite wines and learn the techniques of mindful wine appreciation, such as swirling and sniffing, while also discovering how to choose the appropriate glassware and the correct way to hold your glass
  • Gain the expertise to read wine labels with precision—unlocking the secrets of a wine’s vintage, grape varieties, origin, and harvest year—and select the ideal bottle with confidence
  • Learn the essential techniques for decanting and serving wine to enhance its full flavour and aroma 
  • Develop a sophisticated palate and confidently select the perfect wine to complement each dish
Traning skills acquired

Skills Acquired

  • Explore the World of Wines: From Pinot Noir’s elegance to Cabernet’s boldness, learn the tales of grape varieties, vintages, and origins to expertly pick your bottle
  • Industry Best Practices for Wine Decanting: Pinpoint the wines that benefit from decanting and serve up perfection with techniques that elevate every sip to its flavourful best
  • Match Wine With the Ideal Glassware and Temperature: Choose the perfect glassware to amplify the taste profiles of different wines and master the science of temperature control
  • Sensory Wine Assessment: Enhance your expertise in wine evaluation by using sensory techniques like sight, smell, and taste

 

Hands-on learning activities

Hands-on Learning Activities

  • Wine Decanting: Engage in the decanting process, discover the subtleties of glassware and temperature, and partake in a guided tasting
  • Wine Serving: Examine an array of glassware to identify the optimal choices that boost the flavours of various wines and understand how serving temperatures can elevate each sip
  • Wine Tasting: Join a curated wine tasting that spans red, white, sparkling, and rosé varieties, and enrich your wine appreciation skills 
Digital marketing platforms and tools introduced

Types of Wine Introduced

Red Wine

White Wine

Rose Wine

Sparkling Wine

Competency Assessment

Competency Assessment

  • Written Assessment and Case Study
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Course Fees & Subsidies

SMEs
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70% SkillsFuture (SSG) Subsidy
Nett Fee
Non SMEs
Course Fees
50% SkillsFuture (SSG) Subsidy
Nett Fee
Additional Support

Additional Support via Absentee Payroll

Enterprise Innovation Scheme
Option 1 Up to 400% Tax Deduction
Option 220% Cash Payout Based On Nett Fee

Up to 90% Additional Subsidy from SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC)

SME Eligibility Criteria
  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore
  • Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
Singapore Citizens (40 years and above)
Course Fees (Before GST)
9% GST
70% SkillsFuture (SSG) Subsidy
Nett Fee
Singapore Citizens (21-39 years old) & PR
Course Fees (Before GST)
9% GST
50% SkillsFuture (SSG) Subsidy
Nett Fee
Additional Support

SkillsFuture Credits eligible for Singapore citizens aged 25 & above

PSEA eligible for Singapore citizens aged below 30

NTUC UTAP members have up to 50% auto reimbursement on out-of-pocket cost

  • Nett Fee are inclusive of GST charged based on the full course fees.
  • Subjected to individual’s eligibility and availability of SkillsFuture Credit.
  • NTUC UTAP reimbursement is capped at $250 for members aged below 40 or $500 for members aged 40 & above.

Certification

Candidates who complete each course with at least 75% attendance and demonstrate competency during assessments will receive a Certificate of Completion by FirstCom Academy and WSQ Statement of Attainment.

3 Reasons Why We Can Ensure Maximum Skills Transfer Within 24 Hours of Training

Learn from and interact with certified trainers with years of proven training and industry experience

Grace Koh
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Grace Koh

Grace is an ACTA-certified trainer who brings her strong track record of successfully driving digital transformation into the classroom.

Joshua Judah
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Joshua Judah

Joshua is an ACLP-certified trainer with a varied background in the Service and Digital Marketing Industry. Learners are sure to find his lessons fruitful, fun and interesting.

Gold Poovan
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Gold Poovan

Poovan is a highly experienced, ACTA/ACLP-certified trainer and digital marketing expert with over 20 years of management, customer service, and marketing.

Paul Lim
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Paul Lim

Paul is a highly experienced Digital Marketing Strategist and Meta Blueprint trainer with a strong passion for adult education.

Qisti Razan Putra
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Qisti Razan Putra

Qisti Razan Putra is a highly passionate and accomplished educator with a wealth of experience in both the Education industry and Info-Comm Technology.

Shawn Yeo
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Shawn Yeo

Shawn is a well-versed Social Media Strategist with over 7 years of experience assisting his clients with social media marketing, brand outreach and influencer engagement.

Daryl Kang
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Daryl Kang

With 8+ years in design and 5 years in digital marketing, Daryl combines digital marketing strategy and design aesthetics seamlessly.

Ronald Chua
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Ronald Chua

Eugene Chow
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Eugene Chow

Eugene possesses extensive expertise in cybersecurity, cloud platform development, digital marketing, and tech leadership with over a decade of experience.

Localised syllabus and case studies co-curated with proven subject matter experts

Localised syllabus and case studies co-curated with proven subject matter experts

FirstCom Academy partners up with many proven industry experts to develop short and effective courses built upon the Singapore’s landscape, allowing learners to learn based on familiar local context.

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11 Eunos Rd 8, #08-04, Lifelong Learning Institute Singapore 408601

Our training center at Lifelong Learning Insitute (LLI) makes use of the building’s state-of-the-art facilities and modern amenities to create a conducive environment for learning. As you step into our thematic classrooms centered around aspirational travel locations, you’ll be inspired to grow and empowered to succeed.


Conveniently located just a short sheltered walk away from Paya Lebar MRT Station, accessing the LLI Training Center is effortless for commuters. For those driving, the institute is easily reachable via PIE and ECP, with ample parking available.


Woods Square Training Centre

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6 Woodlands Square, #07-01 Woods Square Tower 2, Singapore 737737

Strategically located at Woods Square, our Woodlands Training Center is minutes’ walk away from Woodlands, Woodlands North and Woodlands South MRT stations, as well as Woodlands bus interchange.


It is also easily accessible by the SLE, BKE and upcoming NSE. Food choices are plenty at Wood Square too!


Chinatown Point Training Centre

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133 New Bridge Rd, #25-10, Chinatown Point Singapore 059413

Located at Chinatown Point, our Chinatown Training Centre is conveniently linked to the Chinatown MRT Station (NE4/DT19), just a 1-minute walk away from Exit E.


The centre offers a conducive and comfortable environment, equipped with modern facilities, such as projectors, laptop rentals, and Wi-Fi, to enhance your learning experience. A spacious and cosy lounge area is also available for you to relax and network with other learners and instructors.


You can also enjoy a variety of food choices during your break time, ranging from local delights to international cuisines within the mall.


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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Wine Etiquette & Appreciation?
    Wine etiquette & appreciation cover the rules and traditions of enjoying wine. This includes learning the right ways to taste, serve, and pair wines. The goal is to make the wine experience better and deepen your appreciation for the variety and quality of wines.
    How long does it take to complete the Wine Etiquette & Appreciation course?
    It takes 2 days to complete the Wine Etiquette & Appreciation course.
    What do I need to bring to the Wine Etiquette & Appreciation course?
    Please bring along a pen and a notebook if you wish to take notes during the course. You may want to bring along a jacket in case you feel cold.
    What certificates do I get after completing the Wine Etiquette & Appreciation course?
    Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion by FirstCom Academy and a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by SkillsFuture Singapore.
    How do I register for the Wine Etiquette & Appreciation Course?
    Click the "Enroll Now" button, or express your interest by filling out the form on this page. Our education consultant will then contact you.
    Which payment methods are accepted?
    We accept payments through debit/credit cards and also via PayNow. Please be aware that when using PayNow, the transaction recipient will be listed as 'Omise Payment SG Pte Ltd'.
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