Wine and Food Pairing? Try Lake Washington Institute of Technology

by Shona Milne on December 23, 2013

If you are interested in furthering your wine education Lake Washington Institute of Technology is offering more classes in their wine program.

“Food and Wine Pairing” Classes @ Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Does white wine go with something besides fish?  How about a nice big red wine with that salad?  Nothing causes wine-anxiety quite like food and wine pairing but fear not and dive into the fun (delicious fun!) of pairing wine with food in our Food and Wine Pairing class!  Not only will we discuss key elements and components of wine and wine tasting, we will also explore traditional and contemporary food and wine pairing techniques to turn you into a food and wine pairing master!  Taught over 12 delectable and informative Tuesday afternoons, this is one of our most popular classes, so don’t hesitate to sign up today!  *This course will include periodic, guided wine tastings – participants must be 21 years of age or older.*

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

Pair wines with all types of food, appetizers, entrées, and desserts

Define the various types of wine: table, sparkling, and fortified wines and prescribe appropriate uses for each

Recommend an appropriate list of wine for various types of restaurants or tasting events

Explain when and why wine is decanted and demonstrate how it is done

Read and understand wine labels of the world

Define bottle and glassware used in the industry and identify stemware appropriate to the situation

Employ traditional and contemporary wine and food pairing techniques and utilize both/either when appropriate

Continually refine tasting and pairing techniques and apply these skills towards future wine-related professional and educational endeavors

Course Specifics:

This is a “for-credit” course provided by the Lake Washington Institute of Technology – a fully accredited member of the State of Washington University and College System.

Meet on Tuesday afternoons: Jan. 7th – Mar. 25th, 2014 from 2:15-5:30pm for 12 classes.

Registration required by Monday, Jan. 6th, 2014.


New Students register here: http://www.lwtech.edu/enrollment/getting_started.html
or call: (425) 739-8104.
Returning Students registration: https://webapps.lwtech.edu/wts/webreg/readme.html

Ttl. cost for WA State Residents (3 credits + fees) = $385.50

Questions?  Contact Blake Holaday directly via e-mail: Blake.Holaday@lwtech.edu

About the Wine Certificates Program at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology:

The new Wine Certificates Program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers two new Wine Certificates of Completion:

* The Wine Business Certificate

* The Beverage Management Certificate

The new Wine Business Certificate is designed for those students interested in pursuing various careers in the Wine Retail, Wholesale and Production Industries – including Tasting Room Management.  Students will acquire a base knowledge of worldwide wine types and viticulture practices while developing savvy wine sales, business and marketing techniques.  All courses are led by industry professionals and this program’s condensed class schedule allows for Certificate Completion in as few as 2 quarters of study.

The new Beverage Management Certificate is designed for those students interested in pursuing careers as Sommeliers and Restaurant Beverage Managers.  Guided by industry professionals, participants will acquire worldwide wine knowledge with a focus on northwest wines, beer, and spirits, and will develop traditional and contemporary food and beverage pairing skills.  Additionally, students will become proficient in all aspects of formal wine tasting, assessment and service.  This program’s condensed class schedule allows for Certificate Completion in as few as 2 quarters of study.

For further information, please visit: http://www.lwtech.edu/academics/programs_of_study/wine_certificates.html

About the College:

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) is a broad-based polytechnic college providing education in more than 40 areas of study and offering pathways to certificates, associate degrees and a baccalaureate degree designed to give students the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. Founded in 1949, LWIT offers hands-on, real-world training in manufacturing, transportation, energy, business, allied health, engineering, computer and information systems, food and hospitality, and health and fitness. For information please visit: http://www.lwtech.edu

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