About the courseThe one-year Sommelier Ontario College Certificate program gives you the skills and knowledge to enter or advance a career in the wine profession. Wine and beverage expertise has become an essential tool in the hospitality industry, creating a high demand for qualified professionals. In our sommelier lab, you acquire the specialized skills and extensive knowledge to meet this demand. Gain knowledge of the viticulture and viniculture of primary grape growing areas around the world. Through tastings of a variety of wines, expand your ability to recognize distinctive aromas and flavours associated with various wine regions. Learn food and wine pairing skills, cellaring tips, marketing techniques, grape varieties, wine list development and the proper service of wine, beer and whiskeys. Take your skills into the real world with a 40-hour field placement at a restaurant, wine shop, winery, wine retail outlet or wine show. This industry experience helps you build valuable connections and become career-ready. These connections have led some of our graduates to launch successful freelance writing or teaching-careers.
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AboutAlgonquin College is one of Canada’s largest colleges with over 300 programs of study and 20,000 full time students. The College proudly nurtures a friendly, student-oriented atmosphere. Students come to Algonquin College from around the world to study English, take second- and third-year courses within their area of specialization, and to pursue customized skills upgrading and training programs. International students experience the Canadian approach to an applied education by studying, working and collaborating with Algonquin College students and faculty in learning, teaching and research.
Algonquin College is internationally recognized for diverse areas of studies that answer to the needs of today’s employment market. The focus is on applied studies that allows students to gain applied skills as well as practical experience. A student-centric approach helps promotes success through hands-on, experiential teaching, comprehensive resources, diverse support services, and dedicated faculty and staff. Last but not the least, modern facilities and strategic partnerships of the college ensures that the students have access to the quality education and skills training required for a rewarding career. Located across the river from the French province of Québec Ottawa is a place where students will hear English and French spoken in the streets, and where they can discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks. As a multicultural city, Ottawa showcases the best of arts and culture from around the world.
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