Master Taster

  • Type: In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Plan #: C2140

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

Unlike other wine education, our Master Taster program focuses solely on fine-tuning the art of tasting and analyzing wines. In this program you will learn the “language” of tasting as well as all aspects of appreciation. Upon completion of this program, you will be well versed in identifying grape variety, wine region styles and various production methods used in the creation of wines.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares individuals for an exciting and rewarding career in the hospitality industry in the area of wine and beverage management, wine sales, wine marketing and all aspects of the wine service industry. Possible career paths include:

  • Wine Event Consultant / Wine Business Consultant
  • Wine Columnist / Journal writing
  • Buyer Retail / Wholesale
  • Hotels / Resorts
  • Resident Restaurant Expert
  • Prerequisite for Sommelier
  • Wine and Beverage Management
  • Wine Sales

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2018 Spring 2018 Fall

Required Courses:

OEVT1111 Sensory Evaluation of Wines I In Class No Yes
OEVT1311 Sensory Evaluation of Wines II In Class No Yes
OEVT1421 Wines of the Old World In Class No TBA
OEVT1114 Wines of the New World In Class No TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2018 Spring Course Availibility for 2018 Fall
OEVT1120 General Viticulture In Class No TBA
OEVT1121 Winemaking I In Class No Yes
OEVT1126 Introduction to Wine Chemistry In Class No Yes
OEVT1115 Winery Business Operation N/A No TBA
OEVT1321 Winemaking II In Class No TBA
OEVT1324 Wine Chemistry and Lab Analysis In Class No TBA
OEVT1326 Winery Retail Sales In Class No TBA
OEVT1411 Wine Marketing and Sales In Class No TBA
OEVT1423 Winery Management In Class No Yes