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Saturdays, October 12 and November 9, 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

SOLD OUT (Wait list available).

Northwest Wine Academy, South Seattle College

Seattle, WA 


Pacific Northwest wine school for professionals and enthusiasts
cheers@wineandspiritarchive.com / 503-764-7698

Advanced Sensory Workshop 

$150 tuition / $125 for Members and WSA Alums (or register for single session for $80) 



SESSION 1: UNDERSTANDING WINE COMPONENTS

In this advanced-level workshop, students will refine their wine tasting ability through exploration of essential wine components including acid, tannin, sugar, alcohol and body. Laboratory samples and finished wines will be used to better understand the origin of these components and how to more accurately identify them on the palate. 


SESSION 2: UNDERSTANDING WINE AROMAS AND FLAVORS

In this advanced-level workshop, students will build their ability to identify wine aromas and flavors in a series of interactive exercises. Instruction will include discussion of how aroma precursors develop during grape growing and ripening and how these precursors are developed during winemaking and maturation. A great opportunity to develop your tasting skills and better understand the origin of classic wine aromas. 


Who should attend this course: This workshop assumes an understanding of wine tasting technique and is ideal for students who have completed WSET Wine Certification Courses, the Introduction to Wine SeriesPalate Primer Class or have a comparable understanding of wine basics.


About the instructor: Regina Daigneault is a wine educator with over 35 years in the wine industry as a sommelier, wine director and sales manager. In these two three-hour master courses, Regina will condense her semester-long Sensory Evaluation Course into three-hours of interactive and guided tasting technique instruction.