IWSG Level 1 Fine Spirits Seminar (2 Day/Austin) Central Texas

Registration Closes 1 Week Prior to Start Date – –
Better understand and appreciate fine spirits with this professional introductory Fine Spirits Seminar by the International Wine & Spirits Guild.
You will develop knowledge of distilled fine spirit terms and concepts, historical overview, production techniques, technical and descriptive evaluation, or bolster your basic knowledge of the fine spirits covered.
Seminar Overview:
-Taste 25+ fine spirits, including:
Scotch Whisky & Irish Whiskey,
Bourbon and American Whiskies
Vodkas, and
Tequila-Mezcal and Sotol.
-Receive 100 pages of educational material designed specifically for this seminar
-Earn a diploma, IWSG membership card, and IWSG membership pin
-Meet other fine spirits enthusiasts & professionals.
-Presented by Guild Certified Wine & Spirits Instructor; Guild Master Candidate, Certified Bourbon Steward, Certified Agave Spirits Advisor by the Agave Spirits Institute, and Distintivo “T” Awardee by the Consejo Regulador del Tequila.
Depending on your background and professional needs,
we offer the option of earning a Fine Spirits Sommelier Award (for the professional) or a Fine Spirits Connoisseur Award (for the enthusiast) upon examination.
Day 1: 12pm-6pm
Day 2: 12pm-6pm
Cost: $545 course (+ $50 exam optional)
You MUST register at the International Wine & Spirits Guild website via secure checkout once you have confirmed space availability with the Guild Team Education Manager/ Seminar Lead Instructor (uncorkedvintageatx@gmail.com)
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This is not a mixology seminar – it is a seminar to learn about fine spirits (consumed neat or straight).
COVID 19 Teaching Methodology: Guard in place between students. Sanitizer Station for each Student.
Sanitized Stations.
– COVID19 clause: Because of the nature of tasting environments, the use of masks invalidates their purpose, so wearing a mask is not compulsory, but optional – but be sure to be masked before being seated. Temperature checks will be done before seating. Liability Waiver will be asked to be signed prior to seating.
Level 2 Advanced Fine Spirits Course curriculum covers: Brandies, Whiskies, Vodka, Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Gin, Rum, Absinthe, Cordials & Liqueurs and Formal Fine Spirits Sommelier Service – to be scheduled for 2022.