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

Meets at Boston University: 808 Commonwealth Ave., Demonstration Room, Room 117 at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays from February 5, 2008 to May 13, 2008 (15 meetings)

  • Tuesday, February 05, 2008
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2008
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2008
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  • Tuesday, March 04, 2008
  • Tuesday, March 11, 2008
  • Tuesday, March 18, 2008
  • Tuesday, March 25, 2008
  • Tuesday, April 01, 2008
  • Tuesday, April 08, 2008
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2008
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2008
  • Tuesday, April 29, 2008
  • Tuesday, May 06, 2008
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2008