Wine is a global phenomenon. From New York to Hong Kong to London to Mumbai, wine is an essential ingredient to both business and pleasure. To be a part of this world –the world of sommeliers and winemakers– you have to know this world.
Once a student has mastered the ability to taste wine like a master sommelier (in Level Two), the next step in the journey is to dive into the world of wine. This wine course covers all the major wine regions and the essential grape varieties.
Great wines don’t just happen. They are the product of history, culture, and ingenuity. In this program, you will explore the people and places that are the core of the world’s wine cultures. During class, you will be tasting wines from the world’s greatest wine regions, uncovering both magic and science along the way.
Wine Course Curriculum
- Introduction to Wine Regions
- North American Wines
- Spain & Portugal
- South America
- Final Exam
Week One Materials
NWS Deductive Tasting Grid Common Aromas & Flavors
L3 Week Two Tasting Sheet (France) L3 Week Three Tasting Sheet (North America) L3 Week Four Tasting Sheet (AUS, NZ, S.Africa) L3 Week Five Tasting Sheet (Italy) L3 Week Six Tasting Sheet (Spain) L3 Week Seven Tasting Sheet (Chile & Argentina)