The program

This Level II course offers an in-depth review and analysis of the Spanish wine industry.

All the regions of Spain will be studied as well as each designation of origin and the most important 'Vinos de la Tierra'. This is a very comprehensive and complete analysis of the Spanish wine industry, ideal for professionals wishing to obtain a profound knowledge of Spain and its wines.

Students will taste over 50-60 of the most representative wines.

Online students will be provided with guidance for purchasing locally some of the wines suggested by our faculty for the different tastings.


Content of the Course

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 – Aragon
Chapter 3 – The Green Spain
Chapter 4 – The Levant
Chapter 5 – The Islands
Chapter 6 – Cava
Chapter 7 – Castilla y Leon
Chapter 8 - Extremadura & Madrid
Chapter 9 - Navarra
Chapter 10 – Vino de Pago
Chapter 11 – Catalonia
Chapter 12 – Castilla - La Mancha
Chapter 13 – Rioja
Chapter 14 – Andalusia


About the Certification & Exam

The Spanish Wine Experience is a certification offered by The American College in Spain, an American university located in Andalusia, Spain and an international center of Broward College, Florida.

To obtain the Level 2 Spanish Wine Experience certification, you will need to successfully pass a paper with 100 multiple-choice questions.

Students who successfully complete the Spanish Wine Experience course will be entitled to use the designation of Spanish Wine Educator.


Registration Fees

Registration for SWE Level II includes:

  • Course delivery: this course takes place over 3,5 days (22h approx)
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Diploma issued by ACS in a digital format
  • Study material
  • Tutored tasting of more than 50 wines.