Webinars
March and April Webinars

SWEbinars_2017

MARCH SCHEDULE:


  • Saturday, March 25th, 2017 – 10:00 am central time: A Taste-Along Tour of Naples, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE. Join us a tour through the history and geography of Naples, Italy and the surrounding countryside of Campania. Limone di Sorrento IGP, Limoncello, and Pizza Napoletana TSG are on the menu, along with the famous wines of Campania: Taurasi, Greco di Tufo, and Fiano di Avellino. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

 

  • Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 –  7:00 pm central time: A Taste-Along Tour of Naples, presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE. Join us a tour through the history and geography of Naples, Italy and the surrounding countryside of Campania. Limone di Sorrento IGP, Limoncello, and Pizza Napoletana TSG are on the menu, along with the famous wines of Campania: Taurasi, Greco di Tufo, and Fiano di Avellino. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

APRIL SCHEDULE:

  • Saturday, April 1st – 10:00 am central time: Decanting: What, When, and How, presented by David Davoust. This seminar will discuss both the art and science of decanting, including what is chemically happening to the wine and the resulting effects on the wine experience. We will also discuss the impact of using an aerator or a Coravin. The seminar will offer practical suggestions on when, why and how to decant so that you can confidently answer the question, “should we decant this wine?” David Davoust is an author, educator and Certified Specialist in Wine. He serves as the wine director for private wine pairing dinners and is currently working on an educational series called, “Wines With a Story™”. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

 

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – 7:00 pm central time: Italy’s Killer B’s – presented by Sam Schmitt, CS, CSS, CWE: The Killer B’s – Brunello, Barolo, Barbaresco, and Bardolino –  The wines of Italy are among the best the old world has to offer.  Italy’s wine making traditions and laws have produced some of the most famous and infamous wines in the world.  The soap-opera like stories surrounding Brunello and Barolo in particular over the last few decades have brought scandal, outrage, and even prison sentences to high profile wine makers. Join us for a one hour presentation about the history, wine making, laws, and scandals that have made Italy’s “Killer B’s” front page news as well as some of the most sought after wines in the world. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

 

  • Saturday, April 8 – 10:00 am central time: Italy’s Killer B’s – presented by Sam Schmitt, CS, CSS, CWE: The Killer B’s – Brunello, Barolo, Barbaresco, and Bardolino –  The wines of Italy are among the best the old world has to offer.  Italy’s wine making traditions and laws have produced some of the most famous and infamous wines in the world.  The soap-opera like stories surrounding Brunello and Barolo in particular over the last few decades have brought scandal, outrage, and even prison sentences to high profile wine makers. Join us for a one hour presentation about the history, wine making, laws, and scandals that have made Italy’s “Killer B’s” front page news as well as some of the most sought after wines in the world. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

 

  • Saturday, April 15 – 10 am central time: The Insider’s Guide to the CSW Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: If you are currently pursuing the CSW Certification, or considering the CSW as your next stage of professional development, this session is for you! This one-hour online workshop will cover all aspects of the CSW, including what the test covers, how difficult the test is, what type of questions to expect, the resources available to students, and how long SWE recommends for study before sitting the exam. Click here for details, login info, instructions.


  • Wednesday, April 12th – 7:00 pm central time: Decanting: What, When, and How, presented by David Davoust. This seminar will discuss both the art and science of decanting, including what is chemically happening to the wine and the resulting effects on the wine experience. We will also discuss the impact of using an aerator or a Coravin. The seminar will offer practical suggestions on when, why and how to decant so that you can confidently answer the question, “should we decant this wine?” David Davoust is an author, educator and Certified Specialist in Wine. He serves as the wine director for private wine pairing dinners and is currently working on an educational series called, “Wines With a Story™”. Click here for details, login info, instructions.

 

  • Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am central time:A Spirited Discussion: The Insider’s Guide to the CSS Exam – presented by Jane A. Nickles, CSE, CWE: This is one for the spirits crowd!! if you are interested in pursuing the CSS Certification, or just a spirits lover-bartender-mixologist-beverage aficionado that is interested in learning more about spirits and the CSS, this one-hour session is for you! Join our Director of Education, Jane A. Nickles, and learn what to expect from the CSS! Click here for details, login info, instructions.