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Beginner Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Wine Styles

4 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 128 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
18 videos
Wine Styles Introduction1m
Introduction to Wine Sensory9m
Wine Glasses13m
Basic Wine Types3m
Old World Versus New World Wines5m
Climate and Style6m
Selecting Wines for this Course3m
Formal Wine Tasting Set-Up4m
The Tasting Grid5m
Wine Clarity7m
Wine Color10m
The First Sniff8m
The First Taste10m
The Second Taste6m
Wine Texture7m
Formal Wine Evaluation (Whites)9m
Formal Wine Evaluation (Reds)10m
1 reading
Before You Begin...2m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 - Wine Styles30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Wine Flavor and Aroma

3 hours to complete
24 videos (Total 113 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
24 videos
The Aroma Wheel13m
Grape Varietals8m
Bordeaux Reds and Whites3m
Selecting Typical Wines1m
Chardonnay7m
Chenin Blanc3m
Sauvignon Blanc3m
Semillon2m
Noble Rot2m
Riesling3m
The International Riesling Foundation & Trimethyldihydronaphthalene3m
Gewürztraminer3m
Pinot Grigio2m
MLF and Buttery3m
Cabernet Sauvignon4m
Merlot2m
Pinot Noir3m
Syrah / Shiraz3m
Grenache2m
Sangiovese2m
Descriptive Analysis4m
Flight of Whites13m
Flight of Reds13m
1 reading
Selecting Wines for This Module10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 - Wine Flavor/Aroma Standards30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Common Wine Faults

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
13 videos
Common Wine Faults7m
Beauty is in the Nose of the Beholder4m
Threshold4m
Oxidation Faults4m
Vinegar8m
Reduction Faults3m
Oxidation and Acetic Acid Faults10m
Sulfites and Sulfides4m
Microbial Faults6m
Cork Taint4m
Sulfites5m
Common Wine Faults Summary6m
1 reading
Materials to Acquire10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 - Common Wine Faults30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Wine and Food Pairing

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 75 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Pairing Wine and Foods6m
Deconstructing the Flavors7m
Bridging Ingredients4m
Food Weight6m
The Cherry Tomato Experiment5m
Balance3m
Sip, Bite, Sip3m
Grading Food and Wine Interactions5m
Food and Wine Pairing Activity15m
Food and Wine Pairing Activity Continued15m
1 reading
Materials For This Module15m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 - Wine and Food Pairing30m

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