Kendall College's wine professional program is designed for certification-seeking individuals who are looking to solidify their foundational and/or advanced knowledge and skills while validating their existing wine and beverage capabilities. We take a dynamic, learner-centered approach that involves a contemporary-driven and rigorous curriculum for the wine and beverage enthusiast and food and beverage professionals.
Participants are engaged in relevant content, including exercises and exhaustive tastings that challenge them to acquire a complex skill-set that they can put into practice. Included at each level is a food pairing component that expands the participants knowledge and skills relative to pairing wine with food.
Individuals that should participate include:
This intermediate course builds upon the students’ introductory knowledge and skill of wine through applying greater depth and critical thinking skills as it relates to sensory analysis, wine and advanced food pairing, sparkling and fortified wine while being immersed into the most significant wine producing locations. This course explores the New World and Old World wine regions by looking at the impact of geological events, the importance of topographical markers and the influence of climatic factors and vinification techniques on the grapes and ultimately the wine in the glass.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:Upon completion of Wine Steward II, the trainees will have achieved the following outcomes:
$1,320. Includes all tastings and course materials including a copy of the primary textbook, The Essentials of Wine with Food Pairing Techniques by John Laloganes.
Nine weeks of 45 total hours of hands-on instruction and assessment. Upon successful completion of the requirements in this course, the participant will be awarded the Wine Steward Certification.