Italian Wine Specialist Certification Program
Bencotto Hosts North American Sommelier Association
Italian Wine Specialist® Certification Classes
Bencotto Italian Kitchen will be hosting the North American Sommelier Association Italian Wine Specialist® Certification Classes for four days on June 4-5, 11-12, with the final exam held on July 31, 2016.
The course consists of a total of 28 hours (4 days) of class time lecture and tasting of the most representative wines, with a final written exam (5th day) required to achieve the 'IWS' certificate and lapel pin, issued by the North American Sommelier Association and the Worldwide Sommelier Association. This class will deeply & comprehensively explore all 20 wine regions of Italy in sequence, the country's wine laws & regulations, grape varietals, intricate culture, history and traditions, trends, typicality, terroirs and key differentiating characteristics, including a brief overview of cuisine.
Enrollment includes the following materials:
- An Overview of Italian Wine coursebook (published by NASA, updated frequently)
- Wine color chart, wine tasting grid
- Tasting of over 30 quality wines from all regions of Italy
- Certification from both the WSA and NASA upon completion of course, and passing of exam
- Lapel pin to signify certified graduate is an Italian Wine Specialist ®
- Promotional NASA membership for 2016
This course requires no previous wine knowledge, though a minimum knowledge of wine and tasting experience is strongly recommended. Students of our Certifications course are encouraged to take the Wine Primer Basics Course to get up to speed on fundamentals of wine.
For more details about the certification classes, go to http://www.nasommelier.com/courses/italian-wine-specialist/. For inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 04th, 05th, 11th, 12th & exam July 31st - 09:00am to 4:00pm (with break)
Bencotto - 750 W Fir St Suite 103, San Diego, CA 9210
Price / Details:
San Diego, CA 92101