Prince Wine Store Courses

If you are keen to learn more about wine in general, or more about a particular region, our internally produced wine courses are a great place to start.

We offer Introductory, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese plus specialised Burgundy and Barolo courses, all taught by our resident experts including Directors Michael McNamara and Alex Wilcox.

PRINCE WINE STORE INTRODUCTORY WINE COURSE - $350

The Prince Wine Store Introductory Wine Course has been developed in order to teach interested consumers, amateurs and industry beginners about the various aspects of wine

PRINCE WINE STORE SPAIN AND PORTUGAL COURSE - $350

A new course for the Prince Wine Store, Spain and Portugal provides an introduction to the exciting wines of the Iberian Peninsula.

PRINCE WINE STORE FRENCH WINE COURSE - $595

This course is a great introduction to the greatest wine country in the world. This course looks at the laws and varieties that have made French wine such an integral part of the French culture.

PRINCE WINE STORE ITALIAN WINE COURSE  - $450

This course provides an introduction to the sometimes confusing, but always-fascinating world of Italian wine!

PRINCE WINE STORE BAROLO MASTERCLASS AND DINNER - $350

An intensive look at the spectacular wine region of Barolo in Piedmont. Nebbiolo here is King producing wines of great complexity and elegance.

PRINCE WINE STORE BURGUNDY COURSE - $495

A two week course. Finding your way through Burgundy's maze of labels - sorting village from vineyard from producer - is the first step towards appreciating its glorious products.

Available Courses

WSET L3 SAKE COURSE – 31 July – 4 August 2017 – SOLD OUT

$1,350.00 per person
9:00 am Monday, South Melbourne

The WSET Level 3 Award in Sake is for individuals seeking to develop their expertise in sake.  This qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of the production methods that affect the style, quality and price of sake. You’ll learn how to assess sakes accurately and use this information to make authoritative recommendations.Upon successful […]

COURSE DATES (Monday afternoons between 2-4pm):Tuesday JUNE 26th – August 21st, 2017EXAM is on AUGUST 21st at 6 – 7 pm. – at Prince Wine Store, 177 Bank St South Melbourne.Intermediate program is intended for those with little previous experience in the field of wine and spirits. Students will also be introduced to the main styles […]

PWS French Wine Course – AUGUST 2017

$595.00 per person
6:00 pm Wednesday, South Melbourne

This course is a great introduction to the greatest wine country in the world. This course looks at the laws and varieties that have made French wine such an integral part of the French culture and leader in the wine world. Many of Frances native grape varieties have become household names in Australia although the […]

PWS Introductory Wine Course AUGUST 2017

$350.00 per person
6:00 pm Wednesday, South Melbourne

The Prince Wine Store Introductory Wine Course has been developed in order to teach interested consumers, amateurs and industry beginners about the various aspects of wine, simply and informally. While the course covers topics such as basic wine history, wine making, great wine regions of the world and the buying and storing of wine, a […]

PWS Italian Wine Course – AUGUST 2017

$495.00 per person
6:00 pm Tuesday, South Melbourne

This course provides an introduction to the sometimes confusing, but always-fascinating world of Italian wine! In structuring the course we have chosen to concentrate on the main areas of production in Italy, with an eye to what you, as consumer, are most likely to find on your local bottle shop shelves. As a result, the […]

WSET Level 2 WEEKLY COURSE – AUGUST – OCTOBER 2017 – SOLD OUT

$780.00 per person
6:00 pm Tuesday, South Melbourne

COURSE DATES (Tuesday evenings between 6 – 8 pm):Tuesday AUGUST 29th – OCTOBER 17th, 2017EXAM is on OCTOBER 24th at 6 – 7 The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is intended for those with little previous experience in the field of wine and spirits. Students will also be introduced to the main styles of wines produced by […]

PWS Introductory Wine Course SEPTEMBER 2017

$350.00 per person
6:00 pm Tuesday, South Melbourne

The Prince Wine Store Introductory Wine Course has been developed in order to teach interested consumers, amateurs and industry beginners about the various aspects of wine, simply and informally. While the course covers topics such as basic wine history, wine making, great wine regions of the world and the buying and storing of wine, a […]

PWS Burgundy Course SEPTEMBER 2017

$495.00 per person
6:00 pm Wednesday, South Melbourne

Prince Wine Store Burgundy Course (2 nights) – $49520 SEPTEMBER 201727 SEPTEMBER 2017Tutors: Sebastian Zotti & Roscoe Halligan-RoseFinding your way through Burgundy’s maze of labels – sorting village from vineyard from producer – is the first step towards appreciating its glorious products, and drinking them is an experience second-to-none In a nutshell: Burgundy is a […]

This course takes place at Moorooduc Estate – 501 Derril Road, Moorooduc.COURSE DATES (Tuesday evenings between 6 – 8 pm):Tuesday SEPTEMBER 26TH- NOVEMBER 28TH, 2017Please note that there will be no class on Tuesday the 7th of November due to Cup Day.EXAM (1 hour multiple-choice) is on NOVEMBER 28TH at 6 pmWSET Level 2 Award in […]

PWS Italian Wine Course – OCTOBER 2017

$495.00 per person
6:00 pm Tuesday, South Melbourne

This course provides an introduction to the sometimes confusing, but always-fascinating world of Italian wine! In structuring the course we have chosen to concentrate on the main areas of production in Italy, with an eye to what you, as consumer, are most likely to find on your local bottle shop shelves. As a result, the […]

PWS Spain & Portugal Course NOVEMBER 2017

$350.00 per person
1:30 pm Saturday, South Melbourne

The Spanish and Portuguese course provides an introduction to the exciting wines of the Iberian Peninsula.  This course is designed for consumers and hospitality professionals, concentrating on the main production areas of Spain and Portugal, what is behind the label of the wines on your local bottleshop shelves and at restaurants. Celebrate the tapas culture […]

PWS Introductory Wine Course – NOVEMBER 2017

$350.00 per person
6:00 pm Tuesday, South Melbourne

The Prince Wine Store Introductory Wine Course has been developed in order to teach interested consumers, amateurs and industry beginners about the various aspects of wine, simply and informally. While the course covers topics such as basic wine history, wine making, great wine regions of the world and the buying and storing of wine, a […]