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Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop - MO

Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop - MO

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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Hotel Accomodations

Embassy Suites St. Louis - St. Charles Hotel & Spa

To reserve a room, call 800.317.6396 or 636.946.5544, ask for Reservations and be sure to mention the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference.  If guests have any problems booking rooms, please contact April Calloway at 636.866.0148, april.calloway@JQH.com 

Contact name: Michelle Norgren
Phone: 417-837-2513
E-mail: michellenorgren@missouristate.edu
Admission price: $250.00 (no charge for students currently enrolled in VIN 266).
Lodging info: Embassy Suites St. Louis - St. Charles Hotel & Spa Two Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, MO P:636.946.5544

Location: 1 Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, MO 63303