Viti Vini
Our Viti Vini class is an immersive 24-week course that provides students with a richer, deeper look at the underpinnings of vast universe of wine. “V & V” curriculum is intended to provide an academic delve into significant global wine regions, their history, culture and wine law. We dive into the nuances of terroir and the impact of climate, soil and weather on each region’s varietals. Students will learn powerful blind tasting techniques that are geared at training the senses to for data interpretation and reasoning. Each course will further the students understanding of food and wine pairings, and the elements to consider when making suggestions. This curriculum goes beyond the fundamentals of wine making and distillation. Each class will be led by true experts in the top of their field including award-winning sommeliers from some of the best restaurants in the country as well as top graduates of American Sommelier.
This course is geared toward the wine lover who is interested in expanding their current understanding of grape to bottle. The Foundation course is a recommended a prerequisite but not mandatory.

Graduates of this course will receive an American Sommelier V & V Certificate and silver pin.


Course Outline

1   Intro viti vini
2  Burgundy
3  Loire
4   Alsace & Jura
5 Rhone & Provence
6  Languedoc & Southwest France
7   Bordeaux
8  South America
9 Napa
10 Sonoma
11 Rest of California
12  Oregon
13 Washington & British Columbia
14  New York & Virginia 
15  Eastern Spain
16 Western Spain
17 Northern Italy
18 Central & Southern Italy
19 Germany
20 Austria
21 Australia
22 New Zealand and South Africa
23 Beer, Spirits & Sake
24 Champagne


Day Time Start date End Date Location
Thursday 9am - 11am February 2nd July 13th Capital Grille at 42nd street.
Wednesday 9am - 11am June 21st November 29th TBA


Members $2,805.00 / Non Members $3,300.00