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Wine Spectator School

Class 1: Tasting Prep

From grapes to glass, this class provides the background information you need to properly evaluate wines. You'll put this information to use during the tastings in the next two classes.


  1. What is Wine? (~ 2 pages / 5 minutes)
  2. Making Distinctive Wine (~ 2 pages / 5 minutes)
  3. Tasting vs. Drinking (~ 2 pages / 5 minutes)
  4. Buying Wine (~ 2 pages / 5 minutes)
  5. Setting the Table (~ 2 pages /...

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