International Wine Guild: Advanced Wine & Food Pairing Course

October 1, 2012 (Mon) from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

International Wine Guild National Training Center
1600 Wynkoop Street Suite 300
Denver, Colorado 80202

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Cost: $1975

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This is a unique eleven-week (44 contact hour) upper level college course that focuses on developing technical skills at wine and food pairing. There is not another course like this taught anywhere in the United States.

A combination of lectures, tasting and wine and food pairing exercises will be used to develop an understanding of how to pair wines with food at an advanced level.

The Advanced Wine and Food Pairing course includes:

European and American Dining

Food and Wine Planning

Wine and Food Evaluation Techniques

Sauces and Spices

Cooking Techniques


Fish and Shellfish

Poultry and Game Birds

Meat and Wild Game

Soup, Salad, Vegetables and Vegetarian

Cross-Cultural Pairing (e.g.: Chinese food and wine)


Plus - 300 pages of course material specifically developed for this course, and approximately 50 wines to taste.

Tuition includes a four-course graduation dinner the last night of class where the students have done all of the wine pairings

Each class includes a multi-protein meal with 5 wines. The purpose of the meal is to illustrate the impact and importance of sauces, spices and cooking techniques on proteins when making pairing decisions.

Class meets every Monday beginning October 1st to December 10th.