Wine Sommelier 1 (WSOM 1101)

Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 1 meets once a week. The class provides an essential foundation for hospitality professionals intent on pursuing Sommelier certification and offers non-professionals a pleasurable, non-threatening introduction to wine. Students develop an understanding of the unique characteristics of the major grapes used for making wine. They learn how grapes are grown, how red, white, sparkling and fortified wines are made, and how different approaches to growing grapes and making wine affect taste. In addition, students are introduced to basic wine terminology, service and storage techniques, reading labels, and the fundamentals of pairing food and wine. Tuition includes textbook, wines, examination and all materials. (24 hours)

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