UNLV Sommelier Academy:

Wine Programs for Beginners and Advanced Skills for Professionals

Take your appreciation and knowledge of wine to the next level. Explore the wine making process, major types of grapes, and the different conditions that affect the world’s primary wine regions. Enjoyment of a wine is enhanced by exceptional presentation, so we will also cover essential service skills employed by the pros. 

Guest speakers will offer fresh perspectives on all aspects of the wine industry. Students will typically taste about twelve different wines each class day. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify key wine characteristics in a blind tasting. Successful completion of Vine to Wine: The Fundamentals, will prepare you for the advanced course of study or give you confidence to make informed personal purchase decisions.