Level 3: Mastering Wine—Skill Development
Prerequisite: a passing grade in Level 2
This interactive and dynamic course is the first step in the mastery of the world wine industry. Intensive independent research, group presentations, and wine tastings enable students to gain advanced knowledge of wine production, distribution, and consumption. By the end of Level 3, students will be able to:
- Identify wines accurately in blind tastings, including grape varieties and regions
- Appreciate the structure of the wine business at the local, national, and international levels
- Fully understand wine grape growing, vinification, maturation, bottling, and quality control
- Comprehend the theoretical interaction and synergy between wine and food pairing
Students enrolling in Wine Studies courses should note that midterm and final exams are offered only on the dates specified for a semester.