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Fall 2008 Sensory Evaluation/Wine Professionalism Course

Sensory Evaluation/Wine Professionalism

The course with openings is being offered Sept - Nov, 9 weeks.

Contacts: (902) 466-4447
Email: larrygraham@eastlink.ca

Location: TBA

Class Time: TBA, (9 weeks)


Course Description:

This is the prerequisite for all courses leading to certification as a sommelier by the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers Atlantic Chapter (CAPSAC). In this class students will study: components and structure of wine; proper techniques for wine assessment, theory and practice; elements of wine handling in restaurants; wine service; basic principles of food and wine matching; with an overview of principle wine regions and regulations in the world.
What was the Association of Sommeliers in the Atlantic Provinces (ASAP) is now the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers Atlantic Chapter (CAPSAC)

Prerequisite: Interest in and desire to drink wine

Mode of instruction:
weekly reading assignments (approximately 40-50 pages)
lectures and exercises to develop wine tasting
wine evaluation
practical demonstrations and role playing
food assessment for the purpose of matching wine
tour a winery (The tour is planned for a Sunday to be announce during the class.)

The cost of the course will be around $800 tax in, and may be paid by cheque (payable to "ASAP"), Visa or MasterCard. The class size is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
To reserve a space send a cheque for $260 to ASAP C/O Larry Graham, 9 Medford St. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2Y 3C2 or payment in full by credit card.