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Sensory Evaluation Wine Tasting Workshop – Denver

June 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


This workshop presented by VESTA will benefit winemakers, cellar workers, winery staff, and wine enthusiasts who seek a deeper understanding of these topics and their impact on a winery’s success. In addition, workshop attendees will be guided through sensory test methods to access perceived differences and preferences in wine.

Topics include: Welcome and Introduction to Tasting, White Sensory Standards, Red Sensory Standards, and Evaluating Palate Attributes: Alcohol, Acid, and Tannin Wine Defects, Descriptive Wine Analysis of White Wines, Descriptive Analysis of Red Wines, Laboratory Investigating, Wine Competition Methodology and Professional Wine Rating Systems. A certificate will be awarded after the completion of this workshop.

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Presenter – Zoran Ljepovic – Winemaking QC, Constellation Brands, Oakville, CA

Day One – White Wines
8:00 – 8:30: Introduction to White Wine Varieties
8:30 – 9:00: Understanding Color
9:00 – 10:00: Evaluate White Wine Aromas
10:00 – 10:15: Morning Break
10:15 – 11:15: Evaluate Fermentation/ Aging
11:15 – 12:00: Evaluate Wine Components – Acid/tannin/sugar/alcohol
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Understanding Flaws
2:30 – 2:45: Afternoon Break
2:45 – 5:00: Wine Evaluation – Descriptive Analysis

Day Two – Red Wines
8:00 – 8:30: Introduction to Red Wine Varieties
8:30 – 9:00: Understanding Color
9:00 – 10:00: Evaluate Red Wine Aromas
10:00 – 10:15: Morning Break
10:15 – 11:15: Evaluate Fermentation/ Aging
11:15 – 12:00: – Evaluate Wine Components – Acid/tannin/sugar/alcohol
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch
1:00 – 2:15: – Understanding Flaws
2:30 – 2:45: Afternoon Break
2:45 – 5:00: Wine Evaluation – Descriptive Analysis

Details

Start:
June 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

CAVE
Website:
winecolorado.org

Venue

Colorado Department of Agriculture
305 Interlocken Pkwy
Broomfield, CO 80021 United States
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