Course curriculum

  • 2

    Chapter 1: What Really is Wine?

    • Wine is an alcoholic beverage made with fermented grapes.

    • What is a Vintage?

    • Wine Grapes versus Store Grapes

    • Vitis Vinifera

    • Wine Production

    • Video: What is Wine?

    • Video: What is Wine (Part 2)

  • 3

    Chapter 2: The 9 Styles of Wine

    • Nine Styles of Wine

    • Sparkling Wine

    • Light-Bodied White Wine

    • Full-Bodied White Wine

    • Aromatic White Wine

    • Rosé Wine

    • Light-Bodied Red Wine

    • Medium-Bodied Red Wine

    • Full-Bodied Red Wine

    • Dessert / Other Wine

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Top 10 Types of Wines

    • By The Numbers

    • Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Merlot

    • Airén

    • Tempranillo

    • Chardonnay

    • Syrah

    • Grenache

    • Sauvignon Blanc

    • Trebbiano Toscano (AKA Ugni Blanc)

    • Pinot Noir

    • Keep Exploring

    • Video: How to Taste Wine

    • Video: Decoding a Wine Label

  • 5

    Chapter 4: How To Taste Wine

    • How to Taste Wine

    • Step 1: Look

    • Color of Wine

    • Video: How to Taste Wine Like a Badass

    • Step 2: Smell

    • Step 2: Smell (cont.)

    • Wine Flavor Chart

    • Step 3: Taste

    • Step 3: Taste (cont.)

    • Step 3: Taste (cont.)

    • Wine Aroma Charts (Red, Rose, Sparkling, White)

    • Step 4: Think

    • Step 4: Think (cont.)

    • Wine Tasting Journal

    • Video: Sweetness in Wine

    • Video: What are Tannins?

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Tips on Service & Storing Wine

    • Sparkling Wines

    • Light White & Rosé Wines

    • Full-Bodied White Wines

    • Red Wines

    • Fortified & Box Wines

    • Video: Open, Serve, Decant & Store Wine

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Choosing Glassware

    • Choosing Glassware

    • Drink from whatever you want

    • Red Wine Glasses

    • Wine Folly Glasses

  • 8

    Chapter 7: Pairing Food & Wine

    • Pairing Wine & Food

    • Congruent Pairing

    • Contrasting Pairing

    • Explore Posters

  • 9

    Chapter 8: Wine Regions of the World

    • Wine Regions of the World

    • What Countries Make What?

    • Wine Folly Region Guides

    • Going Deeper: Climate & Soils

    • Climate Types and Wine

    • Soils and Wine

    • Video: Getting Started with French Wines

  • 10

    Conclusion

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