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Wine & Spirits Education

It’s one thing to truly enjoy wines and spirits. It’s another thing to be an expert. We are pleased to offer the industry’s most recognized courses by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust taught by our own team of Trusted Experts.

August 2018
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines and Spirits

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM     Sunday, August 12, 2018 
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits Main Store
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403-296-1640, mike@willowpark.net 

2 Day Course
Sunday, August 12: 10am-5pm
Monday, August 13: 6-9pm

What you'll Learn:

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to store and serve wine
  • The principles of food and wine pairing
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

The qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice paper of 30 questions. Course delivered over two days, Sunday class August 12th, & Monday, August 13, 2018 Included GST, Textbook and Exam.

 

$349.00

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM     Sunday, August 26, 2018 
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits Main Store
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403-296-1640, mike@willowpark.net 

3 Sunday Classes
August 26, September 9 & 16

What you'll learn: 

  • How wine is made
  • What factors influence wine style 
  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics
  • The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown
  • The production of sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines
  • Label terminology
  • Food and wine pairing principles
  • The principal categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made

 

This qualification is assessed by a mulitple choise paper of 50 questions. Course delivered over three Sunday classes August 26th, September 9 & 16, 2018
Includes GST, Textbook and Exam

 

$799.00

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