IWSG Fundamentals for Professionals: Components of Wine

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February 23, 2019 (Sat)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

International Wine & Spirits Guild
12138 W Brittany Ave
Littleton, Colorado 80127

View Map  |   303-296-3966

Cost: 195.00

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Fundamentals for Professionals – Components of Wine

If you are new to wine and want to enhance your taste, vision and smell skills when tasting wine this is a great place to start.

This particular Fundamentals for Professionals short-course is also often taken by people who have completed Level I and want additional technical wine evaluation practice before starting the Level II course.

This short-course presents an overview of basic wine evaluation concepts through a series of lectures, wine evaluation tasting and smell exercises.

In this one-day short course you will:

  • Learn the proper way to visually evaluate wine
  • Learn wine smell evaluation via a smell exercise of the 30 most common smells in wine and why it is important to put those in your memory bank
  • Learn about wine taste evaluation via a tasting exercises to learn how to distinguish tannins, acids, sugars and alcohol in wine
  • Taste at least 8 wines
  • Receive 30 pages of handout material to take home
  • Have lots of fun and meet other “wine enthusiasts”!

Lunch is provided as part of your tuition. If you have any dietary restrictions please contact the Guild at 303-296-3966 with that information.


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