HIA 119 Introduction to Sommelier

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 1/19/12

Explore the wine regions of the world. Learn the aspects of viticulture and vinification, professional tools and equipment, wine service, wine temperatures and decanting. The court of Master Sommeliers deductive tasting format, wine list presentation, including sparkling wines, still wines and dessert wines. Also includes an overview of spirits, beers, and cocktails.

Prerequisite: Students need to be at least 21 years old and show proof of age by a valid driver's license or a valid State ID or a valid passport.
Lecture: 2 hours
Laboratory: 2 hours
(course fee required)