Wine Level 1: Fundamentals of Wine - An Introduction
This survey course provides a foundation of essential knowledge for consumers and professionals. Topics covered include: tasting wine, food and wine pairing, grape varieties, basic viniculture and viticulture, and the world’s most important wine-producing regions. Level 1 is the place to start for beginners and those who wish to solidify a foundation in wine studies and practice wine tasting. There are nine three-hour classes plus a final exam. Level 1 is not a prerequisite for Level 2, but does provide students with important and useful preparation for higher levels of study.
BOOKS: Textbooks are not included but may be purchased at the bookseller of your choice or at
Note: It is best to call to check availability in advance. You may wish to purchase your books from an on-line source.
LEVEL ONE TEXTBOOK:
- 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 –