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Class 1: Intro to Tasting: White Wine

tasting a pair of white wines

If you have not already done so, download the Class 1 Tasting so you can print it out and work through the material as you taste.


Before you start the tasting

  • Make sure you have printed out the Tasting Guidelines. If you have not yet downloaded it from the Course Home Page, access the Tasting Guidelines and Course Wine List here.  
  • Fill in the top portion of the Tasting Journal with information you can find on the wine label. This will help you remember the wines:

    Producer: the name of the winery or chateau
    Growing Area: the region where the grapes were grown
    Vintage: the year the grapes were harvested
    Alcohol: the alcohol content is given as...

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