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    January 2024 (live in-person)

    Week One: January 22nd at 6:30-8:30PM
    Week Two: January 29th at 6:30-8:30PM
    Week Three: February 5th at 6:30-8:30PM
    Week Four: February 12th at 6:30-8:30PM
    Week Five: February 26th at 6:30-8:30PM

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    March - April 2024 (live in-person)

    Week One: March 2nd at 10:00-12:00PM
    Week Two: March 16th at 10:00-12:00PM
    Week Three: March 23rd at 10:00-12:00PM
    Week Four: March 30th at 10:00-12:00PM
    Week Five: April 6th at 10:00-12:00PM

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    Cost of class

    ZOOM SESSIONS INCLUDE WEEKLY SHIPPING OF WINES - SHIPPED MONDAY FOR TUESDAY

    Out of state samples prepped on friday and sent two day air - we are never to be held responsible when UPS fails to deliver. All zoom sessions are recorded - you can taste the wines after the session and still participate.

    Stand alone Zoom flight kits cost $40 to prepare and ship inside california - $60 for two day delivery per set.

    Class Includes

    -Hands-on tasting and instruction

    -An introduction and exploration of tasting skills as we discuss 8-12 key wines per week  

    -Each student participates in our wine purchasing project (each student buys a bottle or 2 for the program)  

    -Weekly Wine Quiz’s    

    -Varietal description project and homework projects  

    -Wine laws and history (reading and comprehension), from our foundational text book

    -Blind Wine Final/Credential Exam (The Beverage Aptitude Review) issuing J.W.E. Credential Certification awarded on successful completion

    -Successful Certification includes: Wall Certificate, J.W.E. Credentials for your resume and lifelong satisfaction of elevating your wine ability

    Required Materials

    NO PRIOR WINE KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED; WE HAVE A CURRICULUM TO GET STARTED NOW.

    Textbook: Culinary Institute of America’s Exploring Wine textbook (you may purchase this from us when you enroll, or you may source your own copy of the current edition) 
    (Buy Here or Buy Here)

    NOTE:  At any time - this book cook move to the 4th Edition. This 4th Edition has not yet been viewed, but the 3rd Edition will be the source of all our quizzes and the final exam for this session.  The answers in the book are the primary answer - any answers found on google or other reference will not usurp the answers found in this time tested guide.

    Click Here for Our 2023 Curriculum

    About

    The Junior Wine Executive (J.W.E.) credential includes a wall certificate, and recognized credentials that are helpful in the application process for future wine industry job placement; or just to impress and educate your family and friends around the dinner table. Perhaps best of all, you’ll be in the upper 10% in wine knowledge and comfortably conversational in wine at all future work and social occasions.... prepare to have the wine list handed in your direction.