Dedicated to professionals in search of excellence.
To those who want to make every espresso a true masterpiece.
Our courses are also open to those who simply love coffee
in all its nuances and want to learn every aspect of it.
It is created for those who wish to gain a deep understanding
of the coffee itself, together with the practical skills to set the coffee grinder,
prepare the espresso and properly steam the milk to give the right consistency
to the cream for the cappuccino.
This course explains and sensitizes candidates on the notions of specialized and non-specialized coffee,
so that they are able to recognize the fundamental concepts of sensory analysis
and to illustrate how and why professionals in the sector use it.
Particular attention will be given to the objective aspects of identification,
description and distinction of coffee aroma, taste and body.
Candidates will be introduced to the SCA protocol and tasting methodology,
and will reflect on its qualitative dimension
Discover the process: from the roasting cycle to the different degrees of roasting;
from the identification of the defects, to the changes that the grains undergo during roasting,
to the management of the work space and the “lean” production.
SCA COFFEE DIPLOMA SYSTEM
In the Vergnano Academy you can book to take the exams to obtain
the diplomas for 5 specific modules of the SCA COFFEE DIPLOMA SYSTEM.
By car from Turin: take the road to the new Traforo di Pino (Pino Tunnel) from Sassi; follow the road for Chieri. Continue straight ahead, after travelling the length of Corso Torino; at the roundabout, take the 1st right – Viale Fiume, which leads to Via Vittorio Emanuele II; from here go on foot, turning right into Via Balbo.
By car from Asti: take the A21/E70 towards Turin. Take the exit for Villanova d’Asti/Chieri. Continue on the SR10 road through Riva di Chieri, following directions to the centre.
Parking: Park in Piazza Cavour and nearby (fee parking) or Piazza Dante (fee parking and free parking in some areas), or park in Piazza Europa (fee parking) and walk along Via Vittorio Emanuele II until you come to Via Balbo on the left (15-10 min. walk).
By bus from Turin: GTT line 30 (departing from Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Turin), get off at bus stop 2849 – CAVOUR.
By train from Turin: Take the train to Chieri from Porta Susa or Lingotto or Porta Nuova stations. From Chieri Station, it is a 15-minute walk along Via Roma towards the centre. Turn left into Via Vittorio Emanuele II, and then turn left into Via Balbo.”