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Candidates can email InfoSTLSOW@gmail.com regarding about group rates and special packages for Restaurants and Sales Industry.

Do you want to feel more comfortable opening and serving wine? Do you want to feel more confident serving fine-dining tables, wine dinners and parties? This course will help you feel excited to answer questions about wine regions and grapes, serving according the the rubrics of the Court of Master Sommeliers and mastering the interpersonal art of selling wine.

This course can also assist in preparing for future higher education certifications such as Introductory-level Sommelier or Certified Specialist of Wine. Weekly quizzes and a final exam will prepare students for the PreSomm certification. This course has a very heavy focus on Service Techniques as well.

Classes begin Monday September 26th, 2016, and are every Monday at 6-9pm, with the Exam being administered on Monday, December 5th at 6pm. {There will be a bye-week for Halloween (10/31) and a bye-week/exam prep week the Monday after Thanksgiving (11/28).}

PreSomm Summer 2016 will be held at The Dark Room, at 615 N. Grand, St. Louis, Mo 63103, Located in beautiful Grand Center {Between the Fox Theatre and the Powell Symphony Hall, near Washington Avenue for cross street}

Questions: InfoSTLSOW@gmail.com
Sign Up: Class.STLSOW.com (you must first REGISTER for this site, then Sign up for PreSomm. PayPal is just our Credit Card Processor: you can use a Card or PayPal for your convenience!) 

$395 includes 8 sessions with Certified instructors, Tasting wines, PreSomm Coursebook, Weekly quizzes, and an on-site exam over Theory and Service!

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France. - See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France. - See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France. - See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France. - See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

The French Wine Scholar Program covers French wine law, grape varieties, viticulture, winemaking and all of the major French wine regions, also including Jura, Savoie and Corsica. This core body of knowledge is important whether you sell wine, buy wine or teach about wine.

See more at: 

http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar

Start Date, Payment Information, and Preliminary Details TBA.

The French Wine Scholar Program covers French wine law, grape varieties, viticulture, winemaking and all of the French wine regions including Jura, Savoie and Corsica. This core body of knowledge is important whether you sell wine, buy wine or teach about wine. - See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

French Wine Scholar

Study and Certification Program

Education is the cornerstone of wine appreciation. With the French Wine Scholar study and certification program, the French Wine Society provides priceless support to the trade and consumers alike."
Xavier Barlier, VP Marketing & Communication, Maisons Marques & Domaines
The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.
 Developed and administrated by the French Wine Society with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture, this specialization program  is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.
 Students of wine who follow this in-depth curriculum and pass the exam will earn the French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal.
 Set yourself apart from your peers. Specialize in the wines of France!
- See more at: http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/french-wine-scholar/french-wine-scholar#sthash.mgWNgAda.dpuf

Use this gift toward any STLSOW offering!

This amount allows recipients to take a slew of OneDayWonders classes, OR can be a FULL payment toward our Certified Specialist of Wine course, or can be allocated as the recipient desires toward future courses.

Higher Education Course Description:
Including Certified Specialist of Wine {CSW}, Wine and Spirits Education Trust {WSET}, French Wine Scholar {FSW} and more!
You've been through the basics. You loved wine, learned wine, tasted wine and served wine. Now you're ready to teach about it. Now you need to know the broader view. This class is for you!

Use this gift toward any STLSOW offering!

This amount allows recipients to take a many OneDayWonders classes, OR can be a down payment or partial payment option towards one of our many Professional Courses!

Higher Education Course Description:
Including Certified Specialist of Wine {CSW}, Wine and Spirits Education Trust {WSET}, French Wine Scholar {FSW} and more!
You've been through the basics. You loved wine, learned wine, tasted wine and served wine. Now you're ready to teach about it. Now you need to know the broader view. This class is for you!

Use this gift toward any STLSOW offering!

This amount allows recipients to take many OneDayWonders classes, OR is a Full Payment for PreSomm, or can be a down payment or partial payment option towards one of our other many Professional Courses!

PreSomm Course Description:
Do you want to feel more comfortable opening and serving wine? Do you want to feel more confident serving fine-dining tables, wine dinners and parties? This course will help you feel excited to answer questions about wine regions and grapes, serving according the the rubrics of the Court of Master Sommeliers and mastering the interpersonal art of selling wine.
Higher Education Course Description:
Including Certified Specialist of Wine {CSW}, Wine and Spirits Education Trust {WSET}, French Wine Scholar {FSW} and more!
You've been through the basics. You loved wine, learned wine, tasted wine and served wine. Now you're ready to teach about it. Now you need to know the broader view. This class is for you!

Use this gift toward any STLSOW offering!

This amount allows recipients to take many OneDayWonders classes, OR is a down payment or partial payment option towards one of our many Professional Courses!

PreSomm Course Description:
Do you want to feel more comfortable opening and serving wine? Do you want to feel more confident serving fine-dining tables, wine dinners and parties? This course will help you feel excited to answer questions about wine regions and grapes, serving according the the rubrics of the Court of Master Sommeliers and mastering the interpersonal art of selling wine.
Higher Education Course Description:
Including Certified Specialist of Wine {CSW}, Wine and Spirits Education Trust {WSET}, French Wine Scholar {FSW} and more!
You've been through the basics. You loved wine, learned wine, tasted wine and served wine. Now you're ready to teach about it. Now you need to know the broader view. This class is for you!

Use this gift toward any STLSOW offering!

This amount allows recipients to take a few OneDayWonders classes, OR is a down payment or partial payment option towards one of our many Professional Courses!

PreSomm Course Description:
Do you want to feel more comfortable opening and serving wine? Do you want to feel more confident serving fine-dining tables, wine dinners and parties? This course will help you feel excited to answer questions about wine regions and grapes, serving according the the rubrics of the Court of Master Sommeliers and mastering the interpersonal art of selling wine.
Higher Education Course Description:
Including Certified Specialist of Wine {CSW}, Wine and Spirits Education Trust {WSET}, French Wine Scholar {FSW} and more!
You've been through the basics. You loved wine, learned wine, tasted wine and served wine. Now you're ready to teach about it. Now you need to know the broader view. This class is for you!

Use this gift toward any OneDayWonders class!

This amount allows recipients to take a "Premier Cru" Level Class as well!

These classes are designed to be fun AND educational, and all come with tastings!

If you are a busy person but want to become more comfortable with wine, catch the buzz with our OneDayWonders classes!

Use this gift toward any OneDayWonders class!

This amount allows recipients to take a "Classic" Level Class or put their SmartVino Online Gift toward a "Premier Cru" Level Class as well!

These classes are designed to be fun AND educational, and all come with tastings!

If you are a busy person but want to become more comfortable with wine, catch the buzz with our OneDayWonders classes!


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