SDSU Offers Wine Course on Sensory Evaluation

SDSU’s College of Extended Studies will offer “Sensory Evaluation” on Monday, May 12 from 6-9 pm as part of its Professional Certificate in the Business of Wine program that is designed to prepare you for success in wine-related occupations.


In this course, you will learn how to taste wine like a professional by being taught how to objectively evaluate a wine by sight, smell and taste. You will learn the building blocks of blind tasting, or how to use sensory information to help determine the quality, origin, age, and varietal composition of a wine.


Instructor Mitchel Price is an advanced sommelier at the Rancho Valencia Resort in Rancho Santa Fe. Cost of the course is $149 or $179 after April 2.


Students must be at least 21years of age to enroll in these courses. For more information on the Professional Certificate in the Business of Wine programs offered by SDSU’s College of Extended Studies, call (619) 594-1138, email mabeyta@mail.sdsu.edu or visit www.neverstoplearning.net/wine. The website includes a video of the program.

“The certificate program instructors work in the business and are very knowledgeable,” former student Eddie Zavestoski said. “They are very willing to answer questions. They make sure everything is clear.”

SDSU's College of Extended Studies reaches out to the greater San Diego community, the nation, and the world through a wide variety of lifelong learning classes, seminars, and certificate programs. Career advancement courses are offered in many areas of management, leadership, and quality improvement while self-enrichment courses range from accounting to web design. Additionally, the College offers more than 50 certificate programs, online courses, and many other learning opportunities. To register or for more information, call (619) 265-7378 (SDSU) or log on to www.neverstoplearning.net



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