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IWSG Level 1 Fine Spirits Seminar (2 Day/Austin, TX)

    Past Event: Sat, December 14, 2019 to Sun, December 15, 2019 (Saturday 9:00am - 1pm; Sunday 9:00am-6pm)

Staybridge Suites Austin Airport
1611 Airport Commerce Drive
Austin, Texas 78741
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Cost: $495

Better understand and appreciate fine spirits with this professional introductory Fine Spirits Seminar by the International Wine & Spirits Guild.

You will develop knowledge of distilled fine spirit terms and concepts, historical overview, production techniques, technical and descriptive evaluation, or bolster your basic knowledge of the fine spirits covered.

Seminar Overview:
-Taste 23+ fine spirits, including:
European Brandies
Scotch Whisky & Irish Whiskey,
American Whiskies - Bourbon
Vodkas, and
Tequila-Mezcal and Sotol.
-Receive 100+ pages of educational material designed specifically for this seminar
-Earn a diploma, IWSG membership card, and IWSG membership pin
-Meet other fine spirits enthusiasts & professionals.
-Presented by Guild Certified Wine & Spirits Instructor

Depending on your background and professional needs,
we offer the option of earning a Fine Spirits Sommelier Award (for the professional) or a Fine Spirits Connoisseur Award (for the enthusiast) upon examination.

SCHEDULE: 9:00am - 1:00pm; Saturday, December 14 and 9:00am-6:00pm Sunday, December 15, 2019

Lunch break will be provided on Sunday.

Limited to 12 Students - Register Early to reserve your seat!

Cost: $495 course + $50 exam (optional)

For more info: http://bit.ly/IWSG_FineSpirits1

This is not a mixology seminar - it is a seminar to learn about fine spirits (consumed neat or straight).

Level 2 Advanced Fine Spirits Course curriculum covers: Brandies, Whiskies, Vodka, Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Gin, Rum, Absinthe, Cordials & Liqueurs and Formal Fine Spirits Sommelier Service - to be scheduled late 2019 or 2020 for Austin TX.

For out-of-town students, InterContinental Hotels Group's Staybridge Suites Austin Airport is comfortably located between Austin's Airport and Downtown Austi

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  • Event
  • wine
  • Staybridge Suites Austin Airport
  • Austin

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