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Wine, Spirits, Sake & Coffee

These beverage programmes are designed to fit the interests and needs of different people, some intermediate level programmes are for people who have little or no prior knowledge of the beverage; while some advanced level programmes are for people who aspire to enhance their professional knowledge. Most of these programmes enable students to gain professional awards from international professional bodies, and they are mostly CEF reimbursable programmes. Both theory and tasting sessions enable students to deepen and broaden their beverage knowledge for social and leisure purposes; and these programmes are also suitable to those who wish to work with these beverages as part of a larger beverage portfolio in the retail, wholesale and hospitality sectors.

Wine, Spirits, Sake & Coffee Programmes

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This programme is designed to introduce students to essential and brand neutral whisky knowledge. It enables students to gain knowledge of the world of whisky by learning the history, production, categories, styles of whisky and the art of tasting and appreciating whisky. Principal whisky production countries and regions around the world will be introduced along with whisky tasting, so that students could be equipped with valuable sensory skills to unlock the flavour secrets within whisky from each region. This programme is suitable for those who wish to change careers, upskill or to simply get more enjoyment from and knowledge on the whiskies of the world.
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Start 28 FEB 2024 (WED)
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$16,800 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) at least 55 different types of whisky for tasting
3.) 3-hour Whisky Bar Visit with whisky blending experience
This programme is designed to provide essential knowledge on the concepts of specialty coffee sensory evaluation in a practical and interactive manner. Students gain insight into identifying specialty coffee qualities, as well as an overview of how to implement this in business.
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Start 01 MAR 2024 (FRI)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$17,100 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) Coffee tasting and hands-on practice
3.) Test Fee for SCA "Sensory Skills Foundation" qualification
4.) Test Fee for SCA "Sensory Skills Intermediate" qualification
5.) SCA certificate(s) (soft-copy) for each qualification upon successful completion

Note: A Student Service fee of USD 50 for SCA “Sensory Skills Foundation” Examination and USD 50 for SCA “Sensory Skills Intermediate” Examination will be paid by students directly to SCA, and this is an additional fee on top of the tuition fee (i.e. HK$17,100) to HKU SPACE.
This programme is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the factors that account for the style, quality and price of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world.
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Start 05 APR 2024 (FRI)
Duration 39 hours
Fee HK$12,500 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Student study pack for WSET Level 3 Award in Wines in English
2.) at least 75 Wines for tasting
3.) Test Fee for WSET Level 3 Award in Wines qualification
4.) WSET certificates & pins
“Specialty coffee” is about all people involved in the coffee value chain work in harmony and maintain a keen focus on standards and excellence from start to finish, and these people include the coffee farmer, the green coffee buyer, the roaster, the barista, and the consumer.

This programme is designed to provide a sound introduction to essential barista skills, so that students could learn a range of complex job functions found in the barista profession.
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Start 08 APR 2024 (MON)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$17,100 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) Coffee tasting and hands-on practice
3.) Test Fee for SCA "Barista Skills Foundation" qualification
4.) Test Fee for SCA "Barista Skills Intermediate" qualification
5.) SCA certificate(s) (soft-copy) for each qualification upon successful completion

Note: A Student Service fee of USD 50 for SCA “Barista Skills Foundation” Examination and USD 50 for SCA “Barista Skills Intermediate” Examination will be paid by students directly to SCA, and this is an additional fee on top of the tuition fee (i.e. HK$17,100) to HKU SPACE.
日本清酒是日本人引以為傲的優良文化象徵,隨著日本清酒的全球化及香港人對日本食品越發喜愛,日本清酒成為伴佐日本美食的最佳酒品,清酒愛好者人數也隨之而增加。
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開課日期 2024年4月10日 (星期三)
修業期 30小時
課程費用 學費 : HK$10,500 (包括教科書,品嚐 30-40 種不同風格日本酒類的費用)

What is Mixology? Mixology is a term for mixing drinks or bartending, and a mixologist is a title for a bartender or bar chef. Thus, mixology is about the art and craft of mixing drinks and the mixologist is the professional who practises it.

This programme is designed to provide a sound introduction to mixology and it is suitable for those who are interested to broaden their cocktail knowledge and the craft of cocktail. Students will be introduced to the main styles and categories of cocktails, spirits, liqueurs and their defining characteristics, as well as the classic and modern cocktail recipes. Through demonstrations and self-practice, students can choose appropriate bar tools, garnishes, and ingredients to craft their own cocktails in classes and eventually enhance their cocktail crafting techniques. A bar visit in the hotel will be arranged to get students familiar with the real operating environment of a bar. Thus, this programme prepares students to develop their interests to be mixologists for both social and work purposes.

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Start 13 APR 2024 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$9,000 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) Different cocktails for tasting
3.) Cocktail crafting experience
4.) 3-hour Cocktail Bar visit
This programme is designed to provide a more comprehensive level of focused spirits knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, and it would be particularly suitable for those who work in bar service and cocktails, retail and wholesaling spirits businesses. On the other hand, this programme is also suitable for those people who have general interests and are enthusiastic in spirits, or who directly and indirectly work with spirits professionally.
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Start 06 JUL 2024 (SAT)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$10,500 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Study Guide for WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits in English
2.) Student study pack for WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits in English
3.) at least 35 Spirits for tasting
4.) Site visit to a cocktail bar
5.) Test Fee for WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits qualification
6.) Test Fee for WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits qualification
7.) WSET certificates & pins
This hands-on latte art making programme is designed to provide students with a sound introduction to latte art skills. It is suitable for those who are interested to deepen their latte art knowledge and skills in pouring a wide range of latte art patterns.
 
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Start 01 AUG 2024 (THU)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$10,900 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) Coffee tasting and hands-on practice
This programme is designed to provide a general overview of Italian wines and culinary specialties all over the country.
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Start To be advised
Duration 32 hours
Fee HK$11,500 per programme inclusive of:
1.) Learning materials in English
2.) at least 48 different types of wine for tasting
3.) food and wine pairing in every class session
4.) 2-hour Dining experience in restaurant
This programme is designed to provide a sound introduction to craft beer. Students will be introduced to the basic ingredients of craft beer, key stages in craft beer brewing, different styles and flavours of craft beers produced by different countries. Through a combination of classroom learning and visits to two craft beer breweries and one craft beer bar, students will deepen their knowledge in the craft beer brewing processes in a real-life professional industry environment, and appreciate the emerging trends of the craft beer business in Hong Kong.
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Start To be advised
Duration 32 hours
Fee HK$8,800 per programme inclusive of:
1. learning materials in English
2. at least 40 different types of beers and craft beers for tasting
3. visit to two craft beer breweries
4. visit to a craft beer bar (with food and craft beer pairing)