2014 Fall Schedule and Registration

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To buy a Gift Certificate click here or call the Westchester Wine School at 914-478-5197 or email nedtowle@westchesterwineschool.com

wine glassWorld of Wine

The best introductory wine survey for the beginner and enthusiast alike,  including an 80 page manual, 12 full-color wine region maps; and tutored tastings of over 60 wines.
This class will start in January 2015

6 Sessions:
7:30 - 9:30 PM
$75 per class
    The Most Important Grape Varieties and Wine Regions of the World:
An essential overview of the eight principal red and white grape varieties and the famous regions from which they come
      Taste Like a Sommelier Part I (identifying tastes and texture in wine):
How to taste and what we taste: sweetness, acidity, bitterness, tannin and alcohol
      Taste Like a Sommelier Part II (Recognizing Aromas and Wine Styles; Developing your Nose):
Identifying aromas, bouquets, flavors, and Old World and New World wine styles
      France - "Motherland of Wine":
The regions, grapes, and wines of the world's most important wine country
      The Wines of Italy and Spain:
The most fun, varied, and, next to France, the most important wine countries in Europe
      Leading the "New World" - Wines of the USA:
California, Oregon, Washington and New York - our formidable entries into the world of wine - the regions, grapes and wines that make these states famous

wine glassWine Lovers Classes

7:30 - 9:30 PM
$75 per class
Tuesday September 9:
Sold Out
 

The World's Best Affordable Pinot Noirs for $30 - $80

  Tuesday September 23
  An Evening in the Northern Rhone Valley
  Tuesday, October 7:
  Tempranillo – Our Next International Grape?
  Wednesday, October 15:
  An Evening in Piemonte
  Monday, November 10:
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  Syrah: Dark Gems from France, California, Australia and ...
  Tuesday, December 2:
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  An Evening in the Loire Valley's Anjou and Touraine Regions
  Location:   Sam’s of Gedney Way, 52 Gedney Way, White Plains
  *   "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Pay with a debit or credit card, or Bill Me Later". 

wine glassCertified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Training Course

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The Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Exam is a rigorous exam, which tests a candidate's wine knowledge and mastery of key elements within the worlds of viticulture and wine production. The Westchester Wine School's CSW Course is a comprehensive, clearly structured approach to help ensure each student's success in passing this exam.

11 Wednesdays: September 17; October 1,8, 22, 29; November 5; December 3, 10; January 7, 14, 28 (exam)
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Tuition:  
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$1095
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Payment plan: $365 at registration; $365 by October 1; $365 by November 5
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$1050 for those working in the food and beverage industry.
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Payment plan: $350 at registration; $350 by October 1; $350 by November 5
Location: Grapes the Wine Company (2nd floor meeting room)
731 North Broadway, White Plains, NY10603
* "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Pay with a debit or credit card, or Bill Me Later". 

wine glassFrench Wine Scholar Certification Course

“The French Wine Scholar Program is the industry’s most comprehensive in-depth course on the wines of France.” Jay Youmans, Master of Wine

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The Wine Scholar Program is developed and administered by the French Wine Society with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture. This 12 session review and exam preparation course will be given Monday evenings beginning September 8. For further information click on the link above, email nedtowle@wwsny.com or call 914-478-5197

12 Mondays Dates:   Sept. 8, 15, 29; Oct. 6, 20, 27; Nov. 3; Dec. 1, 8; Jan. 5, 12, 26
Time:   6 – 9 p.m.
Location:   NYC Wine Company,  167 W 23rd St., Manhattan, not handicapped accessible
Tuition:
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  $1260
 
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  Payment plan: $420 at registration; $420 by October 6; $420 by November 3.
  *   "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Pay with a debit or credit card, or Bill Me Later". 

Note

  • no one under 21 is allowed
  • refunds of deposits will be given up to two weeks in advance of a class
  • credit for a future class will be given up to two days in advance of a class
  • with open-ended Gift Certificates, recipients must alert the School one week in advance of attending a class