Italian Wine Scholar Certification Program

April 3, 2018 (Tue) - April 4, 2018 (Wed) from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Northwest Wine Academy
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106

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Cost: Registration in the course is based on 3 credits, addition materials & lab fees assessed.

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Educational     Tasting (sit down)     Wine    
Tthe Northwest Wine Academy is bringing the Wine Scholar Guild’s new Italian Wine Scholar certification program to the Seattle. This is a rare opportunity to be on the vanguard, and become one of the first Italian Wine Scholars in the nation, earning the post-nominal IWS. As you know, the wines of the 20 regions of Italy are the most diverse in the world, and can by daunting to tackle. This program is the most in-depth program of it’s kind; thorough, accurate, a complete joy, and a serious undertaking. 
When: Spring Quarter begins April 3, 2018, and will run Tuesdays until June 19th

Exam Dates: IWS Unit 1 exam - July 14, noon, IWS Unit 2 exam - August 11, noon 

Instructor: The program will be taught by Tanya Morning Star Darling, an approved IWS instructor, and Northwest Wine Academy faculty. 

Registration: Students must register through South Seattle College. Outside students can have pre-requisites waved. 

Course Number: WIN 234 Advanced Wines of the World: Italy/Italian Wine Scholar

What: Italian Wine Scholar Certification. The program includes 33 hours of classroom instruction with tutored tastings (18 hours for Unit 1, and 15 hours for Unit 2), the Italian Wine Scholar study manuals, one-year access to the IWS online study program and registration for the Italian Wine Scholar I & II exams. 

Both Unit 1 & 2 will be taught back to back with a week’s break in between (the Week of May 15). Students will then take a study break before sitting each exam. During these study breaks students will have full access to the Wine Scholar Guild’s online materials, and live review sessions will be available as well. 
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