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2018 Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop Rohnert Park CA

2018 Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop Rohnert Park CA

Presenter - Zoran Ljepovic, Director of Sales & Winemaking Consultant; AnA Selection by Canadell Inc.

This workshop will benefit winemakers, cellar workers, winery staff, and wine enthusiasts who seek a deeper understanding of these topics and their impact on a winery’s success. In addition, workshop attendees will be guided through sensory test methods to access perceived differences and preferences in wine.

Topics include: Welcome and Introduction to Tasting, White Sensory Standards, Red Sensory Standards, and Evaluating Palate Attributes: Alcohol, Acid, and Tannin Wine Defects, Descriptive Wine Analysis of White Wines, Descriptive Analysis of Red Wines, Laboratory Investigating, Wine Competition Methodology and Professional Wine Rating Systems. A certificate will be awarded after the completion of this workshop.

This workshop is taking place in the brand new Wine Spectator Learning Center, utilizing the state of the art Peter Michael Winery Executive classroom.

Day One – White Wines

8:00 – 8:30: Introduction to White Wine Varieties
8:30 – 9:00: Understanding Color
9:00 – 10:00: Evaluate White Wine Aromas
10:00 – 10:15: Morning Break
10:15 – 11:15: Evaluate Fermentation/ Aging
11:15 – 12:00: Evaluate Wine Components - Acid/tannin/sugar/alcohol
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:30 Understanding Flaws
2:30 - 2:45: Afternoon Break
2:45 – 5:00: Wine Evaluation – Descriptive Analysis

Day Two – Red Wines

8:00 – 8:30: Introduction to Red Wine Varieties
8:30 – 9:00: Understanding Color
9:00 – 10:00: Evaluate Red Wine Aromas
10:00 – 10:15: Morning Break
10:15 – 11:15: Evaluate Fermentation/ Aging
11:15 – 12:00: – Evaluate Wine Components - Acid/tannin/sugar/alcohol
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:15: – Understanding Flaws
2:30 - 2:45: Afternoon Break
2:45 – 5:00: Wine Evaluation – Descriptive Analysis

Location 

Wine Spectator Learning Center
Peter Michael Winery Executive Classroom, #1002
Sonoma State University
1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Register NOW 

To register please click here.  Registration REQUIRED for all attendees.

Registration Fee -

Day 1 White Wines -  Early Bird Registration $150 per person (register before 11/26/2018); $250 per person after 11/26/2018.

Day 2 Red Wines - Early Bird Registration $150 per person (register before 11/26/2018); $250 per person after 11/26/2018.

Both Days - Early Bird Registration $275 per person (register before 11/26/2018); $400 per person after 11/26/2018.

(No charge to VESTA students currently enrolled in VIN 266 - Sensory Evaluation of Wines)

Additional discounts: Multiple participants from one winery $25/day for each additional person signed up from same winery or vineyard.  There is a 30% faculty discount for faculty of Sonoma State University.

Hotel Accomodations 

Hampton Inn
6248 Redwood Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 586-8700

Corporate discount code: 560032112

Contact name: Michelle Norgren
Phone: 417-837-2513
E-mail: michellenorgren@missouristate.edu
Admission price: See rates described above. (no charge for students currently enrolled in VESTA VIN 266).

Location: Wine Spectator Learning Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA 94928