This unique 10-week (40 contact hour) upper level college like course focuses on developing technical wine and food pairing skills -- and is the only course of its kind offered in the United States.
A combination of lectures, tastings, and pairing exercises will allow students to develop an advanced understanding of wine and food pairing.
Each class includes a multi-protein, wine-paired meal - prepared by one of our professional chefs - to illustrate the impact of sauces, spices, and cooking techniques on proteins when making wine pairing decisions.
Each class includes a multi-protein meal - prepared by one of our professional chefs - with 5 wines. The purpose of the meal is to illustrate the impact and importance of sauces, spices, and cooking techniques on proteins when making wine pairing decisions.
Below is an example menu from the Fish and Shellfish class, which exemplifies the range and caliber of food served during each class:
All dishes are served as small plates. This course is not designed for vegetarians.
The cost for registration, course materials, food (including a light dinner each class and 4-course graduation dinner), and tastings of approximately 50 wines is $1,975.
This advanced course is offered 4 times a year as an 11-week course and twice a year as a 1-week accelerated course. A graduation dinner is held on the evening of the last day of class from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
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