Sake Sommelier Introductory Course


This seminar is the first step on your way to Sake Sommelier. Suwine managed to be the only institution across Austria, which is authorized with the license of the Sake Sommelier Association. In this seminar you will learn everything about the history, production, culture, tradition and how to serve Sake. With the end of the seminar you will receive the certificate of Sake Sommelier Association, and thus the right to participate in Sake Certified Sommelier.


Date: 12.03.2018, Time: 9am to 1pm
Sprache: English/German
The course will take place in the "Orangerie Stift Stams", Stiftshof 7, 6422 Stams.

Price: 185 Euro (included: seminar, sake, certificate, lunch)

Kurs - Sake - „The Power of Rice“


Ideal auch für Teilnehmer/innen als Vorbereitung auf den Sake Certified Course die den Sake Intro Course schon absolviert haben ) Sake: erfahre mehr über den großen Unbekannten… Storytelling, Einblicke in die Kultur, den Mythos, die Tradition und Kult. Die hohe Kunst der Herstellung des Elixiers, die wichtigsten Sorten und deren Charakteristiken, Junmai, Ginjo, Daiginjo,….. . Setze korrespondierende Sake, sparkling, kalt, warm im Service, als Zeremonie ein. How to taste, Sake- Degustation von „Premium- Sake“ bis „High end- Sake“, schmecke die Unterschiede und begeistere dich für Neues.


Datum:12.03.2018, Uhrzeit: 9 bis 13 Uhr
Veranstaltungsort: "Orangerie Stift Stams", Stiftshof 7, 6422 Stams.

Preis: 145 Euro (inklusive Sake, Vortrag, Zertifikat und Mittagessen...)

Event - Competition-Training with Sören Polonius

Hello to all “Sommelier Competitors” around the World.


We are really pleasured to announce the 3 days Competition-.Training with the best Coach for Sommeliers in the World Sören Polonius.

He was the Coach of 2 winners of the ASI World Sommelier Championships (Andreas Larsson 2010 & Arvid Rosengren 2016) and a few European Champions. He’s also holder of the title of best Swedish Sommelier and Sommelier of the year and an example to lots of Nordic (and far beyond) Sommeliers.

Sörens Assistant will be nobody else than Carole Stein Rohrmoser (Vice President of the Austrian Sommelier Union, Sommelier Coach of the Best Sommelier of Austria and Winner of the Competition Concours Européen des Ambassadeurs du Champagne” 2016)

Date: 14th till 16th of January 2018
The total Fee will be:
All 3 days 470, 00 EURO (Wine, Spirits, Beer, Lunch included) or 190, Euro a day (Wine, Spirits, Beer, Lunch included)
Language: English

There will be a Shuttle Service from the Airport Munich and Innsbruck and Train Station 6020 Innsbruck and 6500 Landeck. (The Shuttle Service is included in the Course Fee, for the Shuttle Service please use the contact deatails)
The place of the Course will be:
Hafele Vinothek
Gewerbegebiet Nr. 276
A-6531 RIED in Oberinntal
The places are very limited!!! The final shedule will be annonced approx 4 weeks before the Course.

Application under following e-mail:
Contact: Suwi Zlatic
Phone Nr. 0043/6763325853

Kurs - Sake Certified Course

Sake Certified Course
(Authorized only students who attended the Intro Course before)



Day one of Certified Course
On the first day, we cover the basics including:
• The history of Sake 
• Sake production 
• Sake terminology and classifications 
• Sake tasting by category

Day two of Certified Course
On the second day, we consider the wider aspects of the Sake industry including:
• Maturity, temperature and aromatic profiles 
• Understanding Sake labels 
• Sake tasting by type
• How to introduce Sake to customers
• Professional issues: purchasing, storage and Sake vessels
• Umami and its relationship to Sake
 • Food ans Sake Pairing

Day three of Certified Course:
Examination 9 am - 1pm
Partners of the Course are Austrian Sommelier Union & Tyrolean Sommelier Association

The course will take place in the "Orangerie Stift Stams", Stiftshof 7, A-6422 Stams.

Date: 23.04.2018 -25.04.2018
Language: English/German
Price: 650 Euro (included: Seminar, Sake, Examination, Lunch)
The course shedule will be announced two weeks before the course.


For course preparation i highly recommend Sake Books, Videos and Sake. Visit my Homepage (Blog,Download). For any questions and application please write an e-mail on

The number of participants is limited. The course shedule will be announced two weeks before the course. For any questions and application please write an e-mail on 

Kindly regards 
Suwi Zlatic