Course: Understanding Wine

Class 10: Wine in Real Life


introduction

 

 
WINE is a SOCIAL BEVERAGE

Wine has been the primary focus of this course. Since introducing the basics of sensory evaluation in Class 1, we have examined wine from many different perspectives. We looked at grape varieties and their characteristics. We explored the world's major growing regions and met some great winemakers. And the preceding class demonstrated how grapegrowing and winemaking influence wine's character and quality.

But when all is said and done, wine is a social beverage, at its best around a table with friends and family. Sometimes it may be the focus of conversation; other times, it simply enhances the meal. Either way, wine should add only pleasure to your life.

Sometimes the pleasure can be diminished...

Ready to enroll? First, you must register for a membership to WineSpectator.com. Your membership benefits include:

FREE enrollment in any course at Wine Spectator School

Over 230,000 searchable ratings and tasting notes

FREE mobile access so you can research wines wherever you are

E-newsletters with advance ratings

Editors’ blogs

Food and wine matching tool

And much more


Log In If You're Already a WineSpectator.com Member

Please log in using your email address and password for WineSpectator.com. Wine Spectator School students who enrolled before 7.4.10, log in with your email address and school password or get more info here.




Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log in" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Wine Spectator Online

Read our FAQ for more information



If you have questions about Wine Spectator School, please contact us.

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences