Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Texas Wine School Wine Foundation Course: Introduction to Wine - Austin, Texas



Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Austin, Texas


Sullivans Steakhouse
300 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas 78701
713-882-8773

Cost: 180


Austin / San Antonio Wine Foundation Course: Introduction to Wine
Cost: $180.00 – all inclusive
Date: May 11th & 18th.
Time: 10.00am-2.00pm
Location: Sullivans Steakhouse, 300 Colorado St. Austin, TX 78701
Instructor: Robert Crandall & Lindsay Bailey

Wine Foundation Course will introduce you, at a very basic level, to the main styles of wine available, wine storage and service and the matching of food and wine. On completion of the Wine Education Class, Tasting Class, a candidate will be able to:

- Describe in general terms the main styles of wines available
- Display a basic understanding of the factors that determine the main styles of wine
- Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principal grape varieties
- State the procedures for the storage of wine
- State the procedures for the opening of wines
- State the social, health, safety and legal issues relating to the consumption of wine
- Produce simple tasting notes using the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
- Understand basic food and wine matching theory.



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