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Registration for Sommelier Certificate Immersion Course

April 26, 27 / May 3, 4, 10, 11, 2014

   

 

 

 

APRIL 26

Saturday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

 Course Orientation

  • Books and materials distributed
  • History
  • Sensory Evaluation with Le Nez Du Vin
  • Introduction to grape varietal selections
  • Practical Service

 

April 27

Sunday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Old World

  • Wines of France
    • Champagne, Sparkling Wines & Sabering
    • Bordeaux
    • Burgundy
    • Alsace
    • Loire Valley
    • Rhône Valley
    • Languedoc & Roussillon
    • Provence
    • Southwest

 

May 3

Saturday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Old World

  • Italy
    • North
    • Central
    • South
  • Other EU Countries
    •  Spain & Portugal
    • Germany & Austria
    • ?

 

May 4

Sunday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

New World

  • North America
    • United States
    • (Canada & Mexico)
  • Oceania
    • Australia
    • New Zealan
  • Africa
    • South Africa

 

May 10

Saturday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

New World, Fortified, Spirits

  • South America
    • Chile
    • Argentina
    • Uruguay
  • Fortified Wines
    • Port
    • Sherry
    • Madeira
    • Marsala
    • Vin Doux Naturel
  • Spirits
  • Food & Wine Pairing
  • Menu Management
  • Training

 

May 11

Sunday  10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

  • CS Examination 
    • Written
    • Technical Tasting

1111 Lincoln Road, Suite 400 Miami Beach, FL 33139 USA  

 

Corporate Campus & Education Center Weekend Immersion Workshop ~ Sommelier Certificate Course  

 

Recommended for novices to intermediate level of wine and spirits knowledge.  

 

Course includes:

  • History of wine from ancient to modern times
  • Varietal Component Wine Tastings with Le Nez du Vin 54 Master Aroma Kit - Master Blind Tasting Techniques & Sensory Evaluation Viticulture ~ All the facts on how wine is "grown" in the vineyards Vinification ~ From grape to glass.
  • Winemaker decisions after harvest Taste & study your way through the major wine producing regions around the world
  • Learn all about the (3) three wine styles: Sparkling, still or light & fortified
  • Food & wine pairings ~ pair (11) eleven different foods with the (5) five most popular wine varietals
  • The Art of the Sabreur ~ learn to saber the top of a Champagne bottle with a sword
  • Riedel Tasting Glasses ~ one of the best tasting glasses in the world for all varietals!
  • Taste over 100+ different premium labels from all over the world with master tasters
  • Bring your own lunch BYOL or dine from world-class restaurants on Lincoln Road.

 

This course prepares the student to become knowledgeable in all the major wine regions of the world.

Wine tasting techniques are taught using your sense of sight, smell and taste to develop an initial and then final conclusion as to where the wine comes from.

 

It also requires you to develop an evaluation technique to describe which grape varietal(s) are used by the wine makers and be able to explain some of the techniques used to vinify the wine. Tastings include up to 100+ wines. These wines are tasted in special Riedel Crystal tasting glasses.

 

Each tasting is led by leading certified wine experts.

 

Upon successful completion of the course a two-part test is given to the students.

  • Part one is a (1) hour written multiple choice and essay type test covering wine theory and practical wine service.
  • Part two is a written double-blind tasting examination by the USSA board of examiners covering the techniques taught in the course. Students scoring a combined 70% grade will receive their USSA Intermediate Sommelier Certificate.  

 

Tuition Costs: $750.00

Materials & books inclusive:

  • USSA Foundation / Intermediate Sommelier Certificate Notebook USSA Foundation / Intermediate Sommelier Certificate
  • Module Notebook USSA Foundation / Intermediate Sommelier Beverage Notebook (spirits, beer, coffee, tea, cigars)
  • USSA Master Tasting Templates ~ two-sided laminated 11" x 17" guides
  • Brochures & booklets from the trade commissions of the major wine producing regions of the world
  • World Wine Atlas, Newest Edition, Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson, Pdf files, DVDs, and more  






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