The House of Lustau, a leading producer of Sherry wines, has created a Certified Sherry Wine Specialist Course for industry professionals—sommeliers, bartenders, distributors, sales representatives—and for Wine and Hospitality Schools throughout the US.
The Certified Sherry Wine Specialist Course offers Intermediate Level study material that has been approved by the Regulatory Council of Sherry Wines Jerez-Xérès-Sherry. Those who pass the certification, which comprises of a class, tasting and exam throughout a 2 ½ hour course duration led by Lucas Payá, Certified Sherry Educator, will receive a Certificate of Achievement and will be recognized as a Certified Sherry Wine Specialist (CSWS) at the Intermediate Level signed by the Regulatory Council and Lustau CEO, Luis Luengo.
On April 1, 2017, the House of Lustau launched a Sherry 101 online study guide at www.lustau.es/en,
http://training.lustau.es/ for students and members of the industry interested in preparing for the Certified Sherry Specialist Course.
“The House of Lustau has long been distinguished as a benchmark for Sherry education” stated Myrna Santos Mayor, House of Lustau Director, North America. “We understand the challenge of obtaining an in-depth knowledge of Sherry, and we are thrilled to now offer a formal program structured around the educational efforts we have undertaken in the market over the past few years.”
The House of Lustau Wine Specialist Course will be offered via the House of Lustau’s distributor network and through collaborations with any educational entity, such as wine academies and wine and hospitality schools that would like to partner with the House of Lustau to offer the Certified Sherry Wine Specialist Course to students.
To register for the Certified Sherry Specialist Course and/or for wine academies and wine and hospitality schools interested in offering the Certified Sherry Specialist Course to students, contact:
Myrna Santos Mayor
Director - North America
The House of Lustau