Level II Advanced Fine Spirits Certification (One Week Intensive Study)

January 29, 2018 (Mon) - February 2, 2018 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

International Wine & Spirits Guild
4640 Pecos St., Unit H
Denver, CO 80211

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Cost: $1975

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Educational     Spirits    

Fine spirits have always been associated with those who enjoy fine wines. This advanced course will present information on the history, styles, production, and tasting etiquette of some of the worlds' finest spirits. This course can be taken for a Fine Spirits Certification.

As a Level II Course you can receive the following certification, depending upon whether or not you are currently in the trade:

  • Certified Executive Fine Spirits Sommelier Professional
  • Certified Senior Spirits Connoisseur for the serious enthusiast

Spirits and liqueurs covered:

  • Brandy – Old and New World
  • Gin
  • Absinthe
  • Scotch and Irish Whiskey
  • Bourbon
  • Rum and Cane Spirits
  • Sipping Tequila and Mescal
  • Vodka
  • Key Liqueurs


You will also learn about:

  • Formal Sommelier service for spirits and liqueurs
  • Tasting etiquette
  • Professional, technical tasting techniques for different spirits
  • The history and development of spirits
  • Spirit fermentation, distillation and production techniques
  • Blind tasting spirits to recognize specific styles
  • You will receive more than 400 pages of material, specifically designed for this course and taste about 75 different spirits