With its roots in ancient cultures as early as 6,000 BC, wine has long been part of the human experience. Today, increasing worldwide interest in wine and its complexities and varieties has created an international market valued at $304 billion annually. For the learner who is just getting started in the study of wine, this course will help you take the first steps toward understanding the physiological process of wine tasting. The first module will explore types of wine and help you set up your own tasting. You’ll also begin to build a sensory vocabulary. In module 2 you will review classic wine types of the world and set up flights of specific wines. Later we’ll examine the various faults and defects that can appear in wine as well as techniques for spotting problems. In week 4 we’ll delve into the complex world of wine and food pairings, and its “seven deadly sins.” The course will culminate in a peer review project in which you will apply the knowledge and sensory techniques you have developed throughout the course to assess a specific wine.
Wine Tasting: Sensory Techniques for Wine AnalysisUniversity of California, Davis
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Wine Flavor and Aroma
Common Wine Faults
Wine and Food Pairing
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- 1 star3.13%
TOP REVIEWS FROM WINE TASTING: SENSORY TECHNIQUES FOR WINE ANALYSIS
It was an amazing journey. The explanation of each concept was made very simple. This course gives you a good understanding of wine-tasting techniques. I would recommend it to everyone.
very nice and useful course..good instructor to instruct us what to do..thank you sir..for your guidance
This course was awesome, you learn a deep understanding on the sensorial appreciation of the wine, the way wine taste won't the same after this course.
Excellent course! Easily approachable through the style of John Buechsenstein. A must for any wine drinker end enjoyer!
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