ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Tyler Dawson aka "Ty The Wine Guy" It is only natural to have Tyler as our lead instructor at the Liberty Wine School. Tyler has an infectious enthusiasm for communicating all things wine and he does so with a deep understanding of the subject.

To learn more about Tyler, please click here.

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Wine School

Interested in expanding your wine knowledge? Whether you'd like to explore the most frequently encountered wine faults or learn how to open a Champagne bottle with a sabre, we have a course for you.

Basic Training - Winter 2012

Basic Training For Tasters: $295 + GST

(604) 925-3663
email Tyler Dawson

For consumers and industry alike, Basic Training provides you with the tools to taste and communicate the experience of wine. Sensory-based, this is a taste-first format and all wines are tasted blind.

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30PM

January 11th, 2012 through February 1st, 2012
 

Location:
The LIBERTY WINE CELLAR
100-291 East 2nd Avenue,
Vancouver B.C.
V5T 1B8

Delivery Format:
Sit down workshop
Materials are provided

Register:
tyler@libertywinemerchants.com
(604) 925-3663

Course Outline:
Day One
- The Tasting Machine
- Thresholds of Perception
- Balancing Act

Day Two
- Wine Shapes / Stereogustation
- The Cork... A Bottle’s History
- Wine Faults? Not Your Fault

Day Three
- Well Fortified
- Through the Flor
- When Talking About Wine

Day Four
- Keep your Concentration
- Ode to Botrytis
- Conclusions

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Wine Fault Workshop

Wine Fault: $295

(604) 925-3663
email Tyler Dawson

A tasting tutorial of bad wines. Experience and explore the most frequently encountered wine maladies and learn that IT’S NOT YOUR FAULT!

Dates and Times:
Pick the Date and Time
Course Duration: 3 hours
Maximum 16 attendees

Location:
The LIBERTY WINE CELLAR
100-291 East 2nd Avenue,
Vancouver B.C.
V5T 1B8

or

Provide your own venue

Delivery Format:
Sit down workshop
Tutored

Course Outline:

- Introduction
- Wine and Expectations
- Cork Taint
- Ethyl Acetate
- Acetaladehyde
- Mercaptans
- Brettanomyces
- Refermentation
- Sulphur
- Heat Damage
- Conclusions

LIFE IS TOO SHORT!

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Wine School Pro

Wine School Pro: $295

(604) 925-3663
email Tyler Dawson

Make your floor work for you!  

Dates and Times:
To be determined

Location:
The LIBERTY WINE CELLAR
100-291 East 2nd Avenue,
Vancouver B.C.
V5T 1B8

or

Provide your own venue

Course Outline:

- Introduction to BC Retail
- "Retail is Detail"
- Make your floor work for you!

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Group Tastings

Prices Vary - for more info

(604) 925-3663
email Tyler Dawson

Liberty Wine Merchants are happy to put together tastings for businesses, groups or wine clubs looking for lively sessions led by our local wine expert Tyler Dawson. All tastings can be catered to fit your needs including at a location, date, and time of your choosing.

Courses Available:

Funk & Cruvin
“I am Riesling…hear me Ruwer.” A Lively German Riesling Seminar

Master of your own Champagne
Brut, Sekts, and Demi-Secs. What pops your cork?

Sangio Crazy
A Toga Flippin? Tasting of Sangiovese

Port Storm
Captain your own sip! Learn all about port.

Sabrage Academie
The act of opening a bottle of Champagne with a sabre!

Pinot Envy
A tasting tutorial of a most superior wine family.

SAKÉ SIMPLE
Experience all special types of Saké in this tasting tutorial!

Jerez Corruption
A tasting tutorial of a most complex wine. Experience and explore the tastes of this fascinating drink.

French Foreign Regions
Behind the Front Wines...the fighting wines of France.

French Pop Classics
Discovery tasting of celebrated places famous for their wine.

Shelf Talker Workshop
Selling something? UNLEASH the Silent Sales Force!

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