Discovering the World of Wine
Teaneck, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University's International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in collaboration with The New York Times Knowledge Network is launching a new online wine course.
Designed to deliver real benefits to both novice and experienced wine lovers, Discovering the World of Wine consists of 26 self-paced classes each focused on a specific wine topic. The course will be available starting January 30, 2012. Registration and additional information can be found at http://fdu.edu/wineonline.
Cost: $149 plus optional purchase of wine.
Corporate group discounts are available. Inquire online via the Questions and Comments form.
Discovering the World of Wine is ideal for:
· Build the foundation for a lifetime of wine appreciation including: techniques for evaluating wine, the most important grapes and the wines they produce, the world’s most significant wine-making regions, and easy ways to pair wine with food.
Food Service Professionals
· Restaurant Sommeliers, wine buyers and wait staff
· Executive Chefs, Sous Chefs, Banquet Chefs, Chefs and Cooks
· Wine Importers and Distributors and their Sales Representatives
· Convention Managers, Catering Directors, Meeting and Banquet Planners
· Retail Wine and Liquor Store Owners and Staff
Benefits of the course
· Develop wine knowledge and increase personal or staff credibility
· Impress clients and customers and increase wine sales
· Learn wine the way people drink it -- by the grape, not by geographic area
· Discover easy approaches to wine and food pairing
The self-paced classes present the most important, need-to-know information about wine. Discovering the World of Wine was created, written and produced by Ron Kapon, wine writer and FDU’s wine course professor for 16 years and Patricia Savoie, wine writer and educator.
The course includes a dozen in-depth tasting videos by Philippe Newlin, former Tastings Director of Wine & Spirits Magazine and the Wine Course instructor at both Columbia Business School and the Yale School of Management