Premier Corporate Wine Educators
Wine Seminars, LLC
V E R V I E W
E Y P E R S O N N E L
Berry, Vice President (of
Kopf, Vice President (of Sales/Business
Vicario, Marketing Coordinator
Salazar, Project Manager /
I S S I O N
To educate the consumer.
To demystify wine.
To provide an important business
a great time doing it.
Wine Seminars is New York's premier, independent wine education
company. Our seminars and courses range from Wine
Basics and "You Have
the Wine List, Now What?"TM to
Varietal Seminars, to our advanced
courses such as the special CEO/Executive
Wine Seminars specializes in Corporate Team Building events and
our events emphasize the practical aspects of wine drinking. We
do not sell wine, so guests receive only unbiased, high quality
wine education. All of our sommeliers, pourers and consultants
have extensive wine education, with certificates from the nation's
top wine education organizations.
E S O U R C E S
E M I N A R S / E V E N T S
You Have the Wine List, Now What? TM
as a Business Tool
and "Cult" Wines
Roundtable Wine Tastings
Professional Tasting Series
the World with Wine
Corporate Cellar: An Investment
| · Affordable
| · America's
Sweetheart Grape - Zinfandel
| · ABC-
Anything But Chardonnay?
| · Burgundy
Is Pinot Noir
| · Cabernet
Sauvignon: The Queen of Wine
| · Champagnes
| · Chardonnay:
A World Tour
| · Incredible
| · Just
| · Marvelous
| · Que
| · Rhone
| · Spanish
| · Super
| · Taste
| · Touring
E R V I C E S
Wine Seminars will give each attendee background information about
the regions and the different varietals that may be included in
this tasting. We will then have each table work together to decide
where each wine is from and what the varietal may be.
Work The Great Grapes: Get to grips with Cabernet Sauvignon,
Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Riesling.
and Cabernet Sauvignon: Compare three different versions
of each of these two blockbuster best-sellers.
Blind Tastings: Blind tastings are increasingly popular
as team building events. They're a good laugh, too, and the
winner gets a prize!
World/Old World: Compare wines from the US, Australia,
NZ, S. America and S. Africa with wines from France, Italy,
Germany and Spain
Dollars or Sixty?: Could you tell the difference? It might
not be as easy as you would think.
Regions: Napa , Barossa Valley, Margaux, , Chateauneuf
du Pape, Tuscany, Rioja-what makes these regions so special?
are a few sample programs:
to Fine Wine: During this informative seminar, Shipley
imparts his expertise by providing a comprehensive examination
of the six most prestigious grape varietals from around the
globe including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot
Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. As part of the tasting,
Shipley guides guests through the different flavor compositions
and unique characteristics of each wine revealing how diverse
climate conditions affect a wine's flavor and texture.
the World with a Single Grape: Enlightening patrons on
the distinct qualities and features that differentiate an
Australian Cabernet grape from California Cabernet we compare
and contrast various wines from five regions of the world,
each produced from the same grape variety. As patrons savor
and examine each wine, will discuss why each wine possesses
its own distinct taste and appearance.
Wines for Great Value: As prices for fine French and California
wines continues to soar, the objective of this seminar is
to further expose guests to the enjoyment of wines from new
and emerging viticultural areas such as Australia, Austria,
South Africa, to name just a few. Shipley will present the
finest wines from these regions that offer superb taste for
the palette, yet are surprisingly affordable.
day Seminar: Includes an investigation of wine production,
and tasting technique, followed by a tutored tasting of twelve
day Seminar: A more comprehensive lecture on viticulture
and vinification, tasting technique, and a tutored tasting
of eighteen wines, including Champagne.
of Six Half day Seminars: Covers all the major wine producing
countries, including the French regions, and all the 'noble'
grape varieties. Each half-day will consist of a lecture and
in-depth tasting of eight wines, arranged by theme, or region.
French Regions: These sophisticated tastings are crafted
around the most luxurious French wines, at Grand Cru Classé
level, or equivalent