JWU's North Miami Campus offers non-credit beverage certifications in partnership with the world-renowned Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the Society for Wine Educators (SWE) and L’Ecole du Vin of Bordeaux. These specialized programs for hospitality professionals and wine enthusiasts are tailored to varying degrees of expertise: Level I: WSET Foundation A 6-hour, entry level introduction to wine. Learn primary wine styles, grape varietals, tasting methods and food pairing techniques. Dates offered: Sep 21, Oct 15, Oct 19, Nov 2, Dec 14, 2013; Jan 18, 2014, Feb 1, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 5, May 3
Cost: $225.00Level II: WSET Intermediate This intensive 9-week program focuses on Old and New World wine production and classification, as well as spirits, liqueurs and sparkling wines.Dates: Sep 19-Nov 14, 2013; Jan 9-Mar 6, Mar 13-May 8, 2014Cost: $850.00Level II: WSET Advanced If you're already qualified at the intermediate level, this 15-week program will expand your regional wine expertise to Europe, the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Dates: TBA
Cost: $1350.00WSET Professional Spirits Certificate This 7-week course covers the history, production and style of the world's spirits, including brandies; scotch, bourbon and whiskies; white spirits; and liqueurs. Dates: TBA
Cost: $650.00Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Prep Course Prepare for the world-renowned CSW exam and take your wine knowledge to the next level with this 10-week course. Bordeaux Wine Certificate In this intensive 4-week course, you'll examine this classic, dynamic wine region in detail.
To inquire about class availability or to register, contact Ivonne Sosa or call 305-892-7027.
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