Hofmann culinary school We share your Passion


Duration: 2 months

Start date:
Start dateFeb 10, 2022
Finish date:
Finish dateMar 31, 2022
7:00 PMh. - 9:30 PMh.



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If you are passionate about the world of wines, you like to taste them and you also want to know the secrets and concepts associated with different wines with professional standards, we recommend this course.

In the second edition of the wine tasting course we will continue to analyze the basic aspects of oenology through tastings accompanied by different dishes and with the guidance of the expert oenologist Lluís Manel Barba. It is not necessary to have completed the first part of the course to enroll in this second edition as new concepts will be discussed.

In 8 sessions of two and a half hours and in a small group, you will enter the world of oenology in a practical and enjoyable way. You will know aspects as basic as which bottles and caps are the best for each variety; how to decant and preserve the wine; how to serve it and which glasses to use in each case… We will also hold a session dedicated to beer to briefly introduce you to the main varieties and methods of making this popular drink. You will learn and taste: all this paired with different dishes selected by the winemaker for the occasion.



The wine tasting course is an introductory course in which the most basic concepts of oenology will be reviewed. Aimed at passionate amateurs in the world of wine who want to give a professional touch to their hobby. Also for professionals without prior knowledge of oenology or viticulture.

The homogenization of our pedagogical system means that these courses can be carried out by both senior and amateur profiles. To study cooking at the Hofmann School of Hospitality, the only requirement is a strong desire to do so.



Hours: Thursday from 7pm to 9:30 pm. One weekly session.

Duration: 2 months.



Lluís Manel Barba has a degree in oenology and a technical engineer in agricultural and food industries, and has an intense career in all professional aspects of wine. He has been technical and export manager, and commercial agent for different distribution companies. He is currently a partner of the Entrevins company, dedicated to the selection and marketing of Spanish wines.

He is the author of several popularization books and responsible for the different updates of the Larousse of wines. He has been a sommelier teacher at the Escuela Superior de Restauración and currently teaches oenology at the Escuela de Hostelería Hofmann. Combine these courses for professionals with workshops for amateurs.



Session 1


Bottles and caps


Session 2

The label

Label reading


Session 3



Session 4

Conservation and service temperature


Session 5

The cups


Session 6

Water tasting


Session 7

The world of beer


Session 8




Course Fee: € 800.

Split payment: € 400 for 2 payments *.

The first payment will be made at the time of reserving the place and the next payment at the beginning of the course.

In the event of cancellation (by the student), the amount paid for the course reservation will not be reimbursed under any circumstances.



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The school reserves the right to change the date of the start of the course or to cancel it in case the minimum number of students established is not met.

The school complies with all the security and prevention protocols of the Covid.

Hofmann Culinay School

+34 933 195 889

C/ Argentería, 74-78
08003 Barcelona


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