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Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

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Presented by the MGWII Staff

Participants will learn a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. The workshop begins with the major components in wine including sugars, acids, alcohols and tannins. Exercises will be completed in white and red wine aroma identification, varietal identification, wine flaws and faults, and consistency in scoring among others. Read more about Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

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Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

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https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wine/peopleParticipants will learn a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. The workshop begins with the major components in wine including sugars, acids, alcohols and tannins. Exercises will be completed in white and red wine aroma identification, varietal identification, wine flaws and faults, and consistency in scoring among others. Read more about Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

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Wine Cocktails

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Erin Norton will teach the fundamentals of making a delicious wine cocktails.  We will try several summer options featuring Iowa wines.   Then class will get a little hands-on and in small groups participants will create a cocktail to sample with the entire class.  Erin will include winter wine cocktail recipes like mulled wine and something special for Thanksgiving. Read more about Wine Cocktails

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