Can a well-chosen wine really elevate the flavor of foods? What do “oaky,” “earthy” and “buttery” really mean, and what do these wines match best with? When confronted with a menu full of unfamiliar bottles, how do you choose the best pairing for a dish? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this intensive tasting class, which closely examines the complex and fascinating relationship between wine and food.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

After covering the basics of wine grapes, styles and descriptors, you’ll delve deep into flavor dynamics. By learning to identify a wine’s predominant notes—whether tannic, acidic or sweet—and experimenting with how they complement a range of food flavors (smoky, earthy and spicy, to name a few), you’ll move toward mastering fundamental pairing principles that will serve you well long after class is over.

Refine your palate, glass-by-glass, over these six sessions, and develop a well-rounded appreciation for the intricacies of food and wine pairings. Champagne and popcorn, anyone?

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Food pairing
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Aug 2017

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


08/07/2017 -

09/22/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

HOMEMADE PIZZA


08/19/2017 -

08/19/2017 – $175
Sat 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA


08/21/2017 -

09/11/2017 – $1200
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


08/28/2017 -

09/01/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sep 2017

FUNDAMENTALS OF WINE


09/22/2017 -

09/24/2017 – $985
Fri & Sat 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sun 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Oct 2017

OLIVE OIL SOMMELIER CERTIFICATION: COURSE ONE


10/02/2017 -

10/04/2017 – $1,400
Mon-Wed 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


10/02/2017 -

10/06/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

OLIVE OIL SOMMELIER CERTIFICATION: COURSE TWO


10/05/2017 -

10/07/2017 – $1,400
Thur-Sat 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF GERMANY AND EASTERN EUROPE


10/09/2017 -

10/23/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nov 2017

CHOCOLATE CANDY & CONFECTIONS


11/27/2017 -

12/06/2017 – $950
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES