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Are you a long-time wine enthusiast who has always longed to learn more about this great beverage? Well, you are not alone. Algonquin College offers the Wine Appreciation Certificate program. Join countless other like-minded individuals in interactive classes delivered by enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructors. This program consists of one compulsory course (Wine Appreciation Introduction) and three elective courses, permitting you to personalize your education by selecting areas of interest in relation to your wine study requirements. Gain confidence in selecting wines, expand your awareness of vintages and gain an appreciation for wine styles, all in an interactive and fun setting. In recognition of achievement successful students will be awarded the Wine Appreciation Certificate.
Courses are taught in the College’s C.A. Paradis Wine Lab and feature tasting of a wide variety of wines from the LCBO’s general list and from current Vintages’ releases. Have an opportunity to learn about wine tasting, grape varieties, wine regions of the world and vinification. Food and wine matching is another important focus of the program and both theory and practical aspects are presented. You will also gain insight in to purchasing, cellaring and collecting. The emphasis of this program is to build confidence in the student’s ability to deal with wines for either personal or professional reasons.
To earn the Wine Appreciation Certificate, students must successfully complete the compulsory course and three elective courses. Students also have the opportunity to transfer their elective credits to the Sommelier program in order to attain Certified Sommelier designation.
HOS 5026 Wine Appreciation Introduction (10 weeks, 30 hours)
Electives (choose three)HOS 5162 Wine Tasting (12 weeks, 36 hours)
HOS 5027 Grape Varieties (12 weeks, 36 hours)
HOS 5148 Vinification (10 weeks, 30 hours)
HOS 5158 Food & Wine Matching (6 weeks, 21 hours)
HOS 5163 Old World Wine Regions (16 weeks, 48 hours)
HOS 5164 New World Wine Regions (12 weeks, 36 hours)
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2008 18:23|