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Wine 101

The Alberta Branch is pleased to provide the following CMI course as part of its professional development series.   It has been accredited as a CMI Course qualifying for 6 National Education credits upon successful completion of the exam and submission of an evaluation form.

Course Outline

This workshop is designed for anyone in any role at your Club, whether you are a Food and Beverage Manager, Office Administrator, or simply a wine enthusiast – come and enjoy a day of wine education! The workshop will explore all things wine, from Wine Making, Serving and Storing, World & Regional Wine Trends, to everyone’s favourite: Wine Tasting!

The course will cover the following topics:

Wine Making - How Wine is Made · Fermentation Process · Aging Process · Organic
Principle Grape Varietals  - Regional Differences · Taste Profile · Common Characteristics
Wine List Creation - Wine Selection Process in Club Environments · Wine Management · Staff Wine Training
World Wine Regions - Old World vs. New World · VQA, AVA, Etc.
World & Regional Wine Trends - Rise of Virtual Wineries · Changing Wine Making Process · Customer Exploration
Serving & Storing - Glassware · Cellar Management
Food & Wine Pairing - Rules to Wine Pairing: ”The Classics” · Dry vs. Sweet/Light vs. Heavy


Scott Hippe, ISG Certified Sommelier
EHS Partnerships Ltd.


Itinerary and Location

Date and Time: Monday November 6, 2017
8:00 am continental breakfast, 8:30 am introductions & session start, 12:00 Lunch & Branch meeting, 1:00 pm session resumes, 3:30 pm course review and CMI exam. Breakfast and Lunch are included in your registration.

Location: The Glencoe Club
636 - 29 Avenue SW,
Calgary, AB

Share the promotional flyer with your staff and colleagues here    Download Wine 101 Flyer (PDF)

Registration Options

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EARLY - Today through to November 5, 2017

Registration Type Rate
CSCM Member Registration $170.00 + GST 5%
Non-Member Registration $200.00 + GST 5%
Affiliated Club Registration $170.00 + GST 5%

Manual Registration Form

You may register manually for this event by downloading and filling out the registration form below. Please send the form to the address indicated on the registraton form. An e-mail confirmation is automatically sent upon entry into the system if you have provided us with your e-mail address.

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