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|Language of Instruction:||English||Minimum GPA:||2.0|
|Class Eligibility:||Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Language Courses Offered:||No|
|Internships Available:||No||Faculty Led:||Yes|
UW-Stout students have an opportunity to gain international experience studying wine and food pairing in France. The course is designed to teach students the applied approach in matching wine and food from France and the U.S. Students will use flavors, textures, and components present in food and wine as complimenting strategies. There will be an emphasis on menu planning, food preparations, cooking methods, and tasting wines with food in a formal dining room.
and French instructors will jointly teach classes. Highlights will
include visiting cultural sites, winery and vineyard
tours in Bordeaux. Students will have direct contact with winemakers and
wine-making techniques. Other highlights of the trip include dining at French restaurants, cultural site visits, and hands-on cooking of food
and matching it with wine in a five-course meal.
- Fulfill prerequisite of HT 326/526
- Sophomore status at time of participation
- 21 years of age or older
- Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Upon successful completing, students will receive 4 credits in HT 423/623, Wine and Food Pairing. Students must fulfill the prerequisite of HT 326/526 as stated above.
The final program cost will be determined by the number of participants, shortly after the application deadline. The program cost includes instructional fees, health insurance, housing in France, some meals, in-country transportation, site visits, course supplies and airfare.
Passport fees, additional meals and personal expenses are not included in the program fee and are paid directly by the students. See the budget sheet (above) for cost details.
In order to be eligible for financial aid in the summer, students must take a total of six credits. Financial aid must be applied for separately, by the students. Please meet with your financial aid counselor in 210 Bowman Hall for more details.
Lodging and Meals
will be staying in 3-star hotels in Bordeaux and Paris.
Breakfast and a dinner buffet are included in the hotel stay. As this is
a food preparation class, students will be creating most of their
lunches or dining in fine restaurants. Lunches on weekends are not
All students must have a valid U.S. passport for entrance into France. The current passport fee is $135. If you already have a U.S. passport, be sure to check the dates of validity. You passport must be valid for six months beyond your return date to the U.S.
Faculty Leader Information
Professor: Peter D'Souza
Office: 266 Heritage Hall