Wine Level 2: A Comprehensive Survey of Wine

Description

Prerequisite: none
This course goes into greater depth than Level 1 and is a prerequisite for Levels 3 and 4. Students passing this course will attain proficiency in the field of wine and associated alcoholic beverages. This intensive survey covers each of the world’s most important geographical areas and includes comprehensive comparative tastings. There are fourteen three-hour classes; the final exam includes a tasting as well as a written component.

BOOKS: Textbooks are not included but may be purchased at the bookseller of your choice or at Boston University’s Barnes and Noble660 Beacon St. (Kenmore Square) – Boston, MA. 617-267-8484. http://bu.bkstore.com/

Note: It is best to call to check availability in advance. You may wish to purchase your books from an on-line source.

LEVEL 2 TEXBOOK:

  •         The World Atlas of Wine, by Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson. Mitchell Beazley: 5th or 6th Edition.

GLASSES: Please bring 6 wine tasting glasses to class. We recommend the short-stemmed INAO tasting glasses ($25), available at The Wine Gallery – 375 Boylston St., Route 9 at Cypress St. – Brookline, MA – 617-277-5522. http://www.wine-gallery.com/

Cost

  • General Public: $1250.00

Instructor

  • Sandy Block (Presenter)
    One of only two Masters of Wine residing in New England.
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  • Bill Nesto (Presenter)
    One of only two Masters of Wine residing in New England.
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  • Alexander Murray (Presenter)
    Alexander Murray is a Wine Instructor at the Elizabeth Bishop Wine Resource Center at Boston University.
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Meetings

Meets at Boston University: 808 Commonwealth Ave., Demonstration Room, Room 117 at 6:00 pm (15 meetings)

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2007
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2007
  • Tuesday, October 02, 2007
  • Tuesday, October 09, 2007
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2007
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2007
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2007
  • Tuesday, November 06, 2007
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2007
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2007
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2007
  • Tuesday, December 04, 2007
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2007
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2007
  • Tuesday, January 08, 2008