Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 9:00am
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Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training: A 1-day course to examine the critical evaluation of wines.

Workshop will be November 10, 2018. Registration opens at 8:45 am and program runs from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Cost: $60 per participant (includes lunch and materials), IQWC members can send 2 participants/year for free

Registration Link & Course Details: http://www.aep.iastate.edu/tasting/

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 2, 2018 @ midnight

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.

This workshop is aimed at a variety of participants. Winery & vineyard employees and sales room staff, restaurant service workers and wine enthusiasts!

If you have already participated in this course, we encourage you to come back and re-train.The exercises remain the same, but the wines are different every time.  There is always something new to learn and sensory training takes practice.

Course will be taught by MGWII members.

Contact: Sarahi Trejo (new MGWII Program Assistant) strejo@iastate.edu

 

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Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training | Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute

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