SommDay Deductive Tasting Online Course

Sharpen Your Sommelier Tasting Skills

Learn the skills and techniques sommeliers use to taste and describe wine
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SommDay Deductive Tasting Online Course

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SommDay Deductive Tasting Online Course

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SELF-PACED

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8-10 HRS OF STUDY

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ONLINE

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CERTIFICATION

You want to sharpen your tasting skills, but...

You’re intimidated to begin, and feel like everyone is a better taster than you.
The idea of tasting in front of others for a certification terrifies you.

You have no clue what acid, sweet or dry actually tastes like.

It's Time

Let us break down the basics...

SommDay Deductive Tasting Online Course

ONLINE

$149.00

Let us break down the basics…

This workshop is an introduction to the Deductive Tasting Method — the strategy sommeliers use to identify and describe wines. 

This course is ideal for anyone working in hospitality, considering sommelier certification, or just loves wine and wants to improve their tasting skills.

Learn from Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser as he breaks down the Deductive Tasting Grid to help assess the appearance, nose, and palate of a wine. 

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify the important signatures of major red and white grape varieties 
  • Learn proper tasting techniques, such as glassware stance
  • Understand the Deductive Tasting Grid — the foundational element of deductive tasting
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WHY STUDY WITH US?

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HERE’S WHAT’S COVERED IN

SommDay Deductive Tasting

Module 1

TASTING OVERVIEW

Module 2

DEDUCTIVE TASTING GRID

Module 3

SIGNATURES AND IMPACT COMPOUNDS

Module 4

KEY MARKERS

Module 5

COURSE WRAP-UP

WHY ONLINE & WHY WITH US?

EASILY ACCESS GUIDED WEBINARS + EXPERTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

Our courses are developed by leading wine professionals to provide relevant educational content you won’t find anywhere else. Have questions? Pick up the phone and call us! We’re always here to help.

SommDay™ Deductive Tasting includes hours of short video demonstrations, online exercises, and quizzes.

Online Wine Academy™ Student Portal

Get access to live webinars, plus a video library to further hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

NVWA Student-Only Community

Ask questions and get answers with NVWA certified experts. Plus, engage with our +4,000 community.

INTRODUCING

Your Wine Guide for SommDay™ Deductive Tasting

Time Gaiser MS

Tim Gaiser

Master Sommelier, Board of Directors for Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas

Tim is an internationally renowned wine expert and lecturer with 25+ years experience in all phases of the wine industry.

  • One of 240 individuals worldwide to attain the elite title of Master Sommelier
  • Former Director of Education and Education chair for the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas
  • Sits on exam standards and exam development committee for Court of Master Sommeliers

JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

Become a Confident Wine Authority

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BUY THE COURSE

You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials, interact with our community, and engage with your expert instructors–100% online and at your own pace.

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SAVOR YOUR SUCCESS

Toast your accomplishment with a deeper appreciation and understanding of what’s in the glass!

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THE NITTY GRITTY

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This course provides ultimate access and flexibility with 12 months of access.

Tim Gaiser, Master Sommelier, will teach you the proper tasting techniques and more through short video demonstrations (see sample below), online and hands-on exercises, and quizzes.

In this course, we will review the deductive tasting method and take a look at the more important white and red grape varieties with key markers and structural components for identification purposes. Review the following table for a snapshot of the lessons and associated learning objectives you will achieve throughout this course.

Course Format

Online Course

Location

Knowledge Level

Intermediate

Course Type

Professional

Want to know if this program is right for you?

Schedule a call to speak with one of our WSET diploma series experts.

How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

AWARD WINNING!

WSET Educator of the Year 2019
Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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