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New World Wine Regions Winter 2023

  • Mon, January 23, 2023
  • Mon, May 01, 2023
  • 13 sessions
  • Mon, January 23, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, January 30, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, February 06, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, February 13, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, February 27, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, March 06, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (AST)
  • Mon, March 13, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, March 20, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, March 27, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, April 03, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, April 17, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, April 24, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Mon, May 01, 2023, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM (ADT)
  • Bianca Aperitivo, 1584 Argyle Street, Halifax
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New World wine regions are quickly establishing market strength. This section of the Sommelier program examines the ‘New World’ wine regions including Australia, New Zealand, South America, South Africa, USA, and Canada, with special attention to the wines of Nova Scotia/New Brunswick/P.E.I. In this section of the course students will study the character and quality of the major wines of the New World, learning the history, terroir, culture, laws, leading producers and trends. Emphasis will be placed on the advancement of New World winemaking techniques and the influence of these developments within the New World wine regions and abroad. In this course, students will continue to develop their tasting ability and wine assessment skills, as well as knowledge of food and wine pairings.

This course is instructed by Mark DeWolf and Carman Mills, and runs in January each year. 

Syllabus of Course Content:

  • Class 1: New World winemaking techniques, wine closures and alternative packaging
  • Class 2: Wines of Chile
  • Class 3: Wines of Argentina
  • Class 4: NW techniques & South America written exam 
  • Class 5: Wines of USA - California Part 1
  • Class 6: Wines of USA - California Part 2 and Washington, Oregon
  • Class 7: Wines of Canada - Ontario & BC
  • Class 8: Wines of Canada - Nova Scotia
  • Class 9: North America written exam
  • Class 10: Wines of New Zealand
  • Class 11: Wines of Australia
  • Class 12: Wines of South Africa
  • Class 13: South Africa, Australia & New Zealand written exam and final tasting exam.

Evaluation of New World Wine Regions 

New World Wine Making Techniques & South America Written Exam 20%
North America Written Exam 20%
South Africa & New Zealand Written Exam 20%
Final Tasting Exam 30%
Research Project 10% 

Note 1: In compliance to CAPS national educational standards, participants must achieve a minimum of 70% to successfully pass this module.

Note 2: Participants must achieve a minimum of 65% (collectively) on the tasting components to successfully pass this module.

Note 3: Participants are expected to attend all examination days. Any rescheduling may result in an additional supplemental fee.

Note 4: Research projects will receive a 10% deduction per day accepted after deadline.





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