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This was a fairly big week. We had our first exam, I got the results of my feedback tasting exam from some weeks before, marketing turned out to be fairly interesting, and some of us socialised. The main point of the day – I don’t want to call it a ‘highlight’ – was the Unit 2 (Wine Production) exam. It was 100 multiple choice questions to be done in 90 minutes. I feel confident that I passed, although perhaps I should take heed of...

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Beer. That was the key point of yesterday’s sessions. But I’ll come back to that in a bit. The morning was devoted to the first sessions on the wine and spirits market, both global and local. Important to know, but, to me at least, not particularly interesting. So I’ll pass over it in silence. The afternoon was the port tasting session. Here the most interesting bit was the element of age. In addition to the theory and background...

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