Learning at the SOMMELIERS ACADEMY - Prices & Dates.

CALENDAR 2019



Orientation Assessment Examination  presented by the Sommeliers Academy

  • Every candidate to the Sommeliers Academy courses must seat the Orientation Assessment Examination. This examination will allow us to orientate you toward the most appropriate. The score will determine the possible entry level for each course.
  • Description: Assessment Module One is a variable set of 100 Questions to be answered over one hour. It is a prerequisite for Wine Ambassador and Wine Service Advanced. Assessment Module Two consists of a short essay and a description-identification of one beverage over 30 minutes.  The Combination of Modules one & two is a prerequisite for the registration toward SASA, CFPPA and ASI qualifications. 

  • Venue: Our offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town

  • Date and Time: On appointment - results within 5 working days

  • Price: Module One R200 - Modules One & Two R350 - Results valid for one calendar year. 


A.S.I. Diploma Masterclass presented by the Sommeliers Academy

presented on the 25th of February in Cape Town limited Seats R3000 for the day


WINE AMBASSADOR COURSE presented by the Sommeliers Academy


  • Description: Aimed at building up confidence, efficiency and improved customer service levels, this course is focusing on the soft skills needed to optimize the wine service, and satisfy the expectations of the patrons. Through lectures, role plays and practical cases, the student will learn how to properly present and serve wines, manage glassware and temperatures, understand food pairing and deal with clients’ expectations. These skills will be validated by an exam at the end of the full one day of learning. Wine Ambassador Certification is the first step toward becoming a SASA certified Wine Steward, and obtaining the prestigious title of SASA Certified Sommelier.
  • Date: TBC
  • Time: 9:00  to 17:00
  • Venue : Cape Town CBD - at our offices 
  • Price: R3990

Wine Adviser / Sommelier presented by the CFPPA Beaune   

  • Description: Full time training in France to expose the students to an international environment. 
  • Dates: 14th May until 29th June 2019
  • Time: Full time training
  • Venue: Beaune (Burgundy) 
  • We can organise study visa and accommodation at the college in Beaune
  • All courses will be in English - Price on application

SASA Junior Sommelier COURSE Cape Town & Gauteng

presented by the Sommeliers Academy

  • Description: Two days of intense training to prepare for the SASA Junior Sommelier Examination on the 18th June in CPT and 24th June Gauteng.
  • Dates:  Cape Town 27th and 28th of May 2019 - Johannesburg  week 21
  • This course will require personal study and home assignments. Mentorship will be provided by our facilitators.
  • The candidate need to achieve the necessary minimum score at the Orientation Assessment Exam to register for this course.
  • Time: 9:00 to 17:00 -  Venue: Sommeliers Academy  -  Cape Town Or  Johannesburg Campus
  • Price: R5990  excluding SASA  exam fee.



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