Starkey’s 28-hour Wine and Sommelier Program provides instruction on understanding the essential and fundamental aspects of wine knowledge. You will be able to recognize various grape varietals and their major wine growing regions. You will classify and perform a comparative analysis of old- and new-world wines, tasting as many as 35 wines.
In addition, you will identify the various methods of service, purchasing, storage and safety precautions involved in wine service through your participation in planning and serving a Formal Dinner, in which you will gain knowledge in the various techniques of pairing wine with food.
We are excited about our new program that we are offering at Starkey International. We have just been approved for our Private Service Wine Sommelier Certification (level 1). This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the essential and fundamental aspects of wine knowledge, based on the five major wine regions of France. The students will examine traditional wine practices and distinguish between those that are more contemporary. Through thoughtful exploration and awareness of basic practices, terminology and evaluation, this introductory course will provide a sound basis for the wine novice as well as a review for those with prior wine knowledge. This 35 hour course will include the following: (more…)