SommDay School™ - Intro. to Tasting Workshop | Napa Valley Wine Academy

October 10, 2018 (Wed)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Napa Valley Wine Academy
2501 Oak Street
Napa, CA 94559

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Cost: 395.00

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Wine     Tasting (sit down)     Networking     Educational    
Introduction Sommelier Tasting Workshop:

1-Day Professional Wine Tasting Workshop for Sommelier Students will cover the following topics:

  • The Master Sommelier Deductive Tasting Method and correct terminology
  • Palate calibration:
    • Oak vs. no oak; earth vs. no earth; acidity-low vs. high, alcohol (same) & tannin (same); pyrazines vs. terpenes
    • The major white varieties and their major markers and paradigms
    • The major red varieties and their major markers and paradigms
    • Major wine faults and how to ID them
  • Tasting of 18 wines using the MS tasting grid.

For students who have NOT completed a course with the Court of Master Sommeliers or Advanced WSET. 

Class hours 10 am to 4 pm (lunch is included)