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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain; Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • Program Terms: WinTerm
  • Cost Estimate: WinTerm
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.0
Class Eligibility: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Faculty Led: Yes
Program Description:




To apply for this program, you must be on Professor D’Souza’s pre-registration list. Please contact 
Professor D'Souza to get on a waiting list.?
The art of fine wine and food pairing has been practiced and perfected over the centuries in many countries all over the world. Over time, the ancient pairing masters shared their techniques across these country borders and the craft has grown into a worldwide phenomenon. Understanding the practice and respecting the fine details of cross-cultural flavor pairing is an essential and noteworthy skill in today’s industry.

Seize the opportunity to learn from some of these masters in Spain; where this tradition has a deep-rooted history and the practice has evolved into a respected science. Gain authentic international experience as you learn to match the wine and food of Spain with the U.S. from the Spaniard and Americans themselves. Learn how to use flavors, textures, and components present in food and wine as complimenting strategies. Dive deeper into the menu planning, food preparation, cooking methods, and wine tasting etiquette with food in a formal dining environment.

Location:  Madrid and Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The group will arrive and stay in Madrid for the first few days. The remainder of the program will be spent in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy the sun, beach, beautiful coastlines and great landscapes as you explore this authentic Spanish town and get a real taste for the Spanish land.

The weather in these regions is sunny but colder in January. Make sure to wrap up warm with appropriate attire. Expect temperatures to range from 40-55 degrees average.

To apply for this program, you must be on Professor D’Souza’s pre-registration list. Please contact 
Professor D'Souza to get on a waiting list.



Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Completion of at least one academic semester at UW-Stout at the time of participation
Must be 21 years of age or older
Good academic & behavioral standing
Prerequisite: HT-326, Introduction to Wine and Spirits

Please note that a maximum of 16 participants will have the opportunity to enroll in this program.

Program Dates
Travel dates to Spain: January 2 - 20, 2018
Course dates: 

Course Information
HT-423, Wine & Food Pairing (4 credits)

Check with your Program Director to see how this will fulfill your program requirements. This course can help students fulfill university requirements in the following areas:
Global Perspective 

This course will be taught by:
Peter D'Souza



Accommodation: Students will be staying in 3-star hotels in Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. The cost of the hotel is in the program fee. 

Meals: 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 included.

Travel: Group flights will be purchased for all participants and the faculty leader. These costs are already included in the program fee.


The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for your program. For information on financing your program and, specifically scholarship opportunities, visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website. 

This program is currently not accepting applications.