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Why Master Sommeliers Are Important to the Hospitality Industry

As part of its offering to students, the International Culinary Center offers intensive sommelier training at both the New York and California campuses. The International Culinary Center is also the first wine sommelier school in the world to achieve recognition and approval from the… 119 more words

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Taking the Level 1 Sommelier Exam

“Tell us your name.”

“RIPE WHITE PEACH! Err…Aaron.”

We were made to stand up in groups of 5 and go through the tasting grid for a wine we were blind tasting.  1,202 more words

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The Court of Master Sommeliers—Introductory Course Outline, Day 1: AOC/AOP—France Wine Law

As France is the first country to institute national wine laws, and stands as the classic original paradigm for many Old World countries, we begin with a study here. 297 more words

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The Court of Master Sommeliers—Introductory Course Outline, Day 1: Viticulture and Winemaking

The acknowledged best wine producers in the world agree on few issues. Yet they unanimously, emphatically support the concept that great wine is grown in a vineyard rather than produced in a winery. 583 more words

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The Court of Master Sommeliers—Introductory Course Outline, Day 1: Tasting

Below are my Tasting notes for Day 1:

TASTING

  • Sight: Color
  • Sight: Tartrates
    • Visible Tartrates
      • Excess tartaric acid
      • Present in all wine
      • Often removed through filtration or cold stabilization…
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The Court of Master Sommeliers—Introductory Course Outline, Day 1

Below are my personal notes for what was covered on Day 1:

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