Enrol in the Australian Wine Studies Course

6 week course


Meet like-minded people and join leading wine educator Clive Hartley on a 6 week exploration of wine on-line. Each week you will build up your knowledge and confidence on how to select and talk about Australian wine.  Learn about winemaking, how to taste wine and explore the major grape varieties and Australian wine regions. Each week Clive will recommend wines to try, which wineries to visit and share his opinions and knowledge on wine.

What’s Included:

  • Six 2 hour live classes over 6 weeks. Online classes.
  • Recorded classes so you to view again or for those students unable to attend, making the course suitable for people in different time zones.
  • A copy of the digital textbook – Australian Wine Guide 6th Edition. This will be accessed via the VitalSource bookshelf.
  • Optional final examination and certificate


Learning how to taste involves sharing the same wine. So it is highly recommended you purchase a few wines to taste along with Clive.  Details on how to purchase these 6 wines will be sent out to students. Should you not be able to access these wines then discuss other options by contacting Clive at info@australianwineguide.com.au


Weekly Topics

Session 1: Introduction to viticulture and wine making. Wine tasting procedure.

Session 2: Australian Wine styles and grape varieties.

Session 3: New South Wales wine regions.

Session 4: Victoria wine regions

Session 5: South Australia wine regions

Session 6: Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland wine regions.

How To Enrol

The course fee (including digital textbook) is $160.00 per person

Course – Dates Wednesday evening 6:30pm til 8:30pm. Email Clive for more information.