Course: Understanding Wine
Class 1: Intro to Tasting: White Wine
What to look for in a glass of white wine -- and how to find it using your senses of sight, smell and touch.
Class 2: Tasting Reds
Identify the nuances that differentiate red wines.
Class 3: International Varieties
From Chardonnay to Syrah -- explore the world's most popular grapes and their wines.
Class 4: Major Regional Varieties
Venture off the beaten path to discover a host of grape varieties renowned in their respective regions.
Class 5: Old World Model: France
Tour the classic wine regions of France.
Class 6: Traveling the Old World
Explore Italy, Germany and Spain.
Class 7: New World Model: California
Ride California's wine wave and learn how the New World rediscovered wine.
Class 8: Discovering the New World
Follow the vineyards through Washington and Oregon down to Australia, New Zealand and South America.
Class 9: Winegrowing and Winemaking
From the vineyard to the winery, learn how each step influences the wine in your glass.
Class 10: Wine in Real Life
Purchase and pair wine like a pro.
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