Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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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.

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (registration opens at 8:45am)
Location: Iowa State University, Food Sciences Building, Room 2311
Cost: $75 per participant (includes lunch and materials), IQWC members can send 2 participants/year for free
Registration Link & Course Details:
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 13th @ midnight
Contact: Sarahi Trejo (MGWII Program Assistant)

Winery & vineyard employees and sales room staff, restaurant service workers and wine enthusiasts are encouraged to attend!

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.