Wine Level 4: The Wine Trade - Global, National, and Local Perspectives

Description

Level 4 offers an in-depth understanding of the global wine industry and develops students' ability to communicate that understanding. Course work includes readings spanning issues of historic and cultural importance, class discussions and student assignments and in-class presentations. Blind tastings of wines and sensorial analyses will be practiced throughout the course. There are 14 3-hour classes plus a final exam covering essay writing and tasting analysis. Prerequisite: a passing grade in Level 3.

BOOKS: The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia. Tom Stevenson (DK Adult). The Oxford Companion to Wine. Jancis Robinson. (Oxford UP 3rd ed., 2006). Textbooks are not included but may be purchased at that the bookseller of your choice or at Boston University's Barnes and Noble (617-267-8484 - students should call for availability).

GLASSES: Please bring 6 tasting glasses to class. Glasses are available for purchase for $20 on thefirst day of class. Students may pay cash or check to your instructor.

Cost

  • General Public: $2200.00

Instructors

Meetings

Meets at Boston University: 808 Commonwealth Ave., Demonstration Room, Room 117 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Sep 6, 2012
  • Sep 13, 2012
  • Sep 20, 2012
  • Sep 27, 2012
  • Oct 4, 2012
  • Oct 11, 2012
  • Oct 18, 2012
  • Oct 25, 2012
  • Nov 1, 2012
  • Nov 8, 2012
  • Nov 15, 2012
  • Nov 29, 2012
  • Dec 6, 2012
  • Dec 13, 2012