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Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop - KS

Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop - KS

Presenter - Melba Allen — Wine Export Agent, OENO-COM France

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.

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
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
1:00 – 2:15: – Understanding Flaws
2:30 - 2:45: Afternoon Break
2:45 – 5:00: Wine Evaluation – Descriptive Analysis

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Please RSVP to HCC V&E Program Director, Scott Kohl at 785-456-6006 or skohl@highlandcc.edu

Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Olathe North
12070 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062
(913) 397-0100

There is 12 rooms blocked off available under VESTA, double-queen beds, $139 per night.

Contact name: Scott Kohl
Phone: 785-456-6006
E-mail: skohl@highlandcc.edu
Admission price: $150 per day or $250.00 for both days (no charge for students currently enrolled in VIN 266).

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Location: 11000 S. Woodland St., Olathe, KS 66061