In this 3.5-hour course, we will cover Cognac’s history, production, and ways to enjoy it, including food pairing. We will taste a selection of 9 (nine) Cognacs that will illustrate a variety of terroirs, styles, tiers and aging categories.
The course will also feature a series of small bites to showcase pairing applications.
The instructor, Irina Ponomarenko, is an official Cognac Educator, certified by the BNIC (Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac).
Presenter: Irina Ponomarenko, Certified Cognac Educator, WSA/NASA Silver-Pin Certified Sommelier, Master Taster.
Participants will receive a ‘certificate of attendance’ issued by the North American Sommelier Association in conjunction with the BNIC (official Cognac Bureau).
Irina recently returned from Cognac where she was among a select group of educators training for the Cognac Educator Certificate. Irina has been an instructor with the North American Sommelier Association since 2013. She teaches a variety of courses, including the spirits module of the Certified Sommelier curriculum.
WHEN: MAY 26th - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
WHERE: RITA HOUSE - 5971 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036
COST: $179.00 NON-NASA MEMBERS (all inclusive) / $149 CURRENT NASA MEMBERS
*membership status will be checked for discount