Sensory Development and Wine Styles HOST 9112

On Campus

Our Sensory Development and Wine Styles course was developed because the ability to assess the value and character of a wine is essential to a successful sommelier. This sensory wine course helps you develop your palate; your ability to discern quality and value; and your ability to evaluate wines by colour, weight, alcohol, taste, flavour, texture, complexity, and finish. Learn to recognize wines by style and taste profile in order to judge typicity and to provide sound advice about wine and food pairing. Also get the skills you need to be able to recognize poor quality, wine faults and spoilage, and consider the causes of cork taint and possible corrective actions. Strengthen your knowledge by exploring cooking techniques, wine service skills, and various strategies for pairing wine and food.


You must be at least 19 years of age.

Hours and Fees




$1215, includes materials used in class

Course Sections

Delivery Method: On Campus
Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

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