Wine 101: Tasting and Wine Basics (Part 1)

Thu. Aug 13, 2020 at 6:00pm EDT
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Price: $45.00
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Price: $45.00
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This online course is designed to help beginning level wine enthusiasts learn how to effectively and confidently taste wine while giving them a core understanding of the basic factors that makes wines taste the way they do. During this session students will achieve a comprehensive understanding of the main factors involved in grape growing and wine making, as well as the basic characteristics of key grape varieties. This course will give students a foundation to competently taste and discuss wines. 


What we’ll explore:

  • How wines are made.

  • How grapes grow.

  • Key grape varieties.

  • How climate and geography affect wines.

  • Aroma and flavor characteristics of wine.

  • How to properly taste wines.


Wines sampled in this course:

  • Fleur Violette Chardonnay - $13.04

  • Babich Black Label Sauvignon Blanc - $16.36

  • Böcking Riesling - $15.40

  • Nuna Syrah - $15.29

  • Nuna Cabernet Sauvignon - $15.29

Total: $76.38

Buy wines via Dreadnought Wines here

This is part one of our two-part Wine 101 online program. Upon completion of both of these stand alone classes you will be prepared to take the WSET Level 2 in Wine course. 

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Palate Partners School of Wine & Spirits 3401 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201