[ Note (dec 2004) : The CIDD is not operating anymore , but those who are interested in Alain Segelle's courses or tasting events can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him ( in the evening: 7pm-10pm french time) at 33 (0)6 25 73 89 45 . He is fluent in english . ]
Another tasting day at A.S. Decouverte du Vin , in the 14 th arrondissement in Paris . A.S. stands for Alain Segelle , as he is the creator of all this . This is taking place at the CIDD location , 30 rue de la sabliere (33 (0)1 45 45 44 20) . The CIDD is an institution for those who want to learn the essence of wine . It gives high quality courses leading to caviste/sommelier diploma . CIDD states for "Centre d'Information , de Documentation et de Degustation" and was founded by A. Segelle in 1982 . He is one of the most revered specialists for his expertise on wine . This march 2nd event was with 9 producers , all with organic wines (vins biologiques) . A lot of people there , as quality and authenticity are what people and connoisseurs increasingly ask .