United States Sommelier Association
Wine School: Johnson & Wales
University, 1701 NE 127 St., North Miami.
Registration: 305-759-2994, Fax:
305-820-1547, or visit www.ussommelier.com
Class times: Monday & Tuesday,
7-10 p.m. (members: $150, students over
21: $100, non-members: $250).
October 15: Introduction & tasting
October 16: Viticulture & viniculture.
October 22: Bordeaux, France.
October 23: Alsace & Loire Valley,
October 29: Burgundy & The Rhône
October 30: Champagne & sparkling
wines, fortified & aromatized wines.
November 5: Wines of Italy &
November 6: Wines of Germany.
November 12: Wines of the United
November 13: Wines of Southern
November 20: Sommelier Certification
School of Hospitality Management Registration:
Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management
Center, 3000 NE 151 St, Biscayne Bay
For registration call Claudia Castillo
at 305-919-4502 or visit http://sis.fiu.edu.
Mondays, September 10 to December
17: Mastery of Wine and Beverages
for Professionals with instructors Eric
Hemer and Chip Cassidy of Southern Wine
and Spirits and Bill Hebrank of FIU,
6-8:30 p.m. ($695).
Tuesdays, September 11 to
December 11: Learn to read French
and Italian wine labels, create your
own wine list, spot wine values as you
shop, acquire skills to order decisively
and effortlessly from wine lists with
instructor William Pelzer, 6-8:30 p.m.