California Wine Appellation Specialist
South San Francisco, CA
Registration Deadline: Jan 13, 2014
Event Type: Seminars and Classes
Description: California Wine Appellation Specialist® is a first-of-its kind program that offers a comprehensive series of classes featuring the unique wines and wine regions of California. Never before has there been a wine program with specific classes focused solely on all the California wine regions. The program exposes students to exclusive California wine landscapes of Mendocino, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Santa Cruz, San Francisco Bay, the Delta, Lake County, the Sierra Foothills, Monterey and San Benito, Paso Robles and the rest of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, the South Coast and beyond.This learning intensive program, features important topics critical to the success of today’s wine professionals.
The program focuses on identification and interpretation of USA and California wine laws, identification and critique regarding the importance of American Viticultural Areas (AVA), a detailed investigation, review and assessment of California production, as well as the exploration and examination of varied climates, soils, grapes, and wineries of each region that make it distinctive to the California wine landscape.