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ABCs of Wine Tasting

Take this jump-start course and you'll know what to look for in a glass of wine and how to describe it.
3 classes + 2 step-by-step tastings

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Understanding Wine

Build the foundation for a lifetime of wine appreciation; evaluate wine, tour the world's important growing regions, and pair wine with food. Also, learn how grapegrowing and winemaking decisions impact wine.
10 classes + 10 step-by-step tastings

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Wine and Food Pairing

If you've had a perfect pairing, you've experienced magic. In this course, you'll learn strategies to maximize your chances of making good or even great matches. You'll develop a thorough understanding of why many combinations work, and why some don't.
1 class + 1 big component tasting

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Sensory Evaluation

Experts consistently recognize, identify and describe wines. How do they do it? How can you improve your tasting ability? With this intermediate-level course, you'll see--and smell and taste--wine in a whole new way.
3 classes + 5 tastings

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California Cabernet

Know your California Cabs. Discover the differences made by price levels and growing regions. Learn from top winemakers and explore the important appellations.
3 classes + 3 tastings

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Find your passion in the heart of Tuscany. Take this in-depth seminar to understand both the classic-style and the new-wave wines of top Tuscan producers in hot regions such as Chianti Classico, Montalcino and Bolgheri.
3 classes + 3 tastings

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Master the complexities of Bordeaux. Know the important classifications, the collectible wines and the bargains. Taste the difference between wines from key areas and go behind the scenes at top châteaus.
3 classes + 3 tastings

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Australia & New Zealand

From affordable to collectible, wines from down under offer diversity and value. Know the key growing regions and taste the distinct wine styles.
3 classes + 3 tastings

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