ASSP – Certified Sommelier Course

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/08/2017
09:00 - 16:30

Location
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

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ASSP – Certified Sommelier Course in the English language – 1st Moduleassociation suisse des sommeliers professionnels

1st day   viticulture, vinification, tasting – Total 4 days
Time Sunday, the 27th of August 2017
08:45 Welcome and registration
09:00 ASSP, the Sommelier profession & equipment 
10:00 Viticulture
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
12:30 Oenology – wine production
14:30 Oenology – composition and evolution of wine
16:30 Introduction to tasting – the visual examination
18:00 Questions and end of the first course day
 2nd day Sunday, the 3rd of September 2017 
08:45 Welcome
09:00 Tasting assessment – influence of wine-making
11:00 Tasting technique – aroma categories
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 Tasting analysis & technique – palate & conclusions
13:30 Legislation – national & international wine law
14:30 Service technique, wine service and equipment
18:00 Questions and end of the second day
 3rd day Sunday, the 10th of September 2017
08:45 Welcome
09:00 Sparkling wines of the World
11:00 Dessert and sweet wines
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 Beer and distilled grain spirits
16:30 Other spirits and liqueurs
15:00 Principal spirits and liqueurs, tasting methodology
18:00 Questions and end of the third day
 4th day Sunday, the 17th of September 2017
08:45 Welcome
09:00 Intermediate assessment – 1st module – written
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
12:30 review and feedback
 13:00 Wine service – practical exercise
18:00 Questions and end of the 4th day and of the 1st course module

ASSP – Certified Sommelier Course in the English language – 2nd Module

1st day   Wines of the World – Total 4 days
Time Sunday, the 15th of October 2017
08:45 Welcome and registration
09:00 Italy – part 1 – Northern Italy and its wines
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
12:30 Italy – part 2 – Central and Southern Italy and its wines
15:00 Switzerland
16:30 Spain & Portugal
18:00 Questions and end of the first course day
2nd day Saturday, the 28th of October 2017
08:45 Welcome
09:00 France – part 1 – Burgundy
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 France – part 1 – Bordeaux and the South-West
14:00 France – part 2 – Alsace, Loire, Rhône and the South
16:00 Other Europe – Hungary, Greece and Central Europe
18:00 Questions and end of the second day
3rd day

Sunday, the 29th of October 2017

08:45 Welcome
09:00 Germany & Austria
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 South Africa, Chile & Argentina
14:30 Australia & New Zealand
16:00 USA and Canada
18:00 Questions and end of the third day
4th day Sunday, the 5th of November 2017
08:45 Welcome
09:00 The Sommelier profession – Sales methods & pricing
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
12:30 Intermediate assessment – 2nd module – written
16:00 Review and feedback
18:00 Questions and end of the 4th day and of the 2nd course module

ASSP – Certified Sommelier Course in the English language – 3rd Module – Dates to be confirmed…

1st day   Wine and Food Matching – Total 5 days
Time dates to be confirmed… Saturday, the 11th of November 2017
08:45 Welcome and registration
09:00 Sensory analysis of food and wine
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
12:30 Food and wine matching technique
13:30 Eggs and sauces
14:30 Condiments, herbs and spices
16:00 Cereals and derived products
18:00 Questions and end of the first course day
 2nd day date to be confirmed… Sunday, the 12th of November 2017 
08:45 Welcome
09:00 Fish & seafood
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 White and red meat, game
14:30 Cold cuts
16:00 Mushrooms, truffles, greens and pulses
18:00 Questions and end of the second day
 3rd day date to be confirmed… Saturday, the 18th of November 2017
08:45 Welcome
09:00 Cheeses – part 1
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
12:30 Cheeses – part 2
14:30 Desserts: ice cream and fruit
16:00 Chocolate desserts
18:00 Questions and end of the third day
  Optional workshop – cigar characteristics, quality and service
4th day date to be confirmed… Sunday, the 19th of November 2017
08:45 Welcome
10:00 Final written examination (10:00 till 12:00)
  Brunch from 11:30 to 12:30
14:00 Wine Service – the proper technique
14:30 Review for practical assessment
18:00 Questions and end of the 4th day
5th day date to be confirmed… Sunday, the 26th of November 2017
  Oral and practical examination
  (according to separate schedule)
  Brunch from 11:30 till 12:30
N.B. Results will be announced separately – date for the presentation of the certificates to follow
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Pay for the 1st module only = CHF 1,190.–

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