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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

Cost

Workshop price is $275 for both days.  No charge to students currently enrolled in VIN 266 for the Spring 2016 semester.

Register NOW 

Register with Craft Beverages Unlimited - Midwest Conference.  If you are actively enrolled in VIN 266 - Sensory Evaluation of Wines for the Spring 2016 semester, please contact the VESTA Program Office for a student code to avoid workshop charges.

Hotel Accommodations

VESTA is partnering with Craft Beverages Unlimited to provide this workshop. Please click here to see the list of hotel accommodations available.

Contact name: Michelle Norgren
Phone: 417-837-2514
E-mail: michellenorgren@missouristate.edu
Admission price: $275.00 for both days (no charge for students currently enrolled in VIN 266).

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