The Sommelier Society of America

The Sommelier Society of America's Certificate Course

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Certificate Course
Offered Spring and Fall in New York City.

The Fall Course is in session.

The Spring Course will begin Tuesday, March 4th, 2014.

The Certificate Course program is a 21 week study of the significant countries and wine regions of the world. Professional emphasis is on the varietals, viticulture specifics, techniques of tasting, food and wine pairing and service. You will taste over 120 wines, retailing at well over $6,000. One class is totally devoted to Spirits. Cooperage and viniculture are included; business and legal aspects and licensing are also addressed and reviewed in detail.

The 21 week program is offered in the fall, September to January, and spring, March to July, of each year. The classes are held in New York City, once a week, Tuesdays, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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There is a final examination that includes all topics covered in the course. Students who pass this are awarded the Sommelier Society of America, Inc. diploma/certificate.

Course tuition includes all text books and materials. Applications must be accompanied by payment for tuition.

The tuition:
New York, $1095.00

Payable via Check, Money Order or Pay Pal.

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Sommelier Society of America
P.O. Box 20080
West Village Station
New York, NY 10014
Tel 212.679.4190
Fax 212.255.8959

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