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About the Course

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....

Top reviews

May 6, 2019

This is a great source of information about wine and of course wine tasting. The work to do home is very learning focus and this type of practice helps you grab the information and retain it.

Oct 6, 2020

Awesome course. After this course I feel confident speaking to my guests about wine choices and can guide them towards a great food pairing. Thanks John, you are a great professor!

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By Nattawoot D

Sep 24, 2017

This course is very useful for my career path!

By Gerges M

Nov 22, 2020

Very Important and interesting Course .

By Christina K

Apr 11, 2018

Great introduction to the world of wine.

By Robin A

May 26, 2020

in-depth knowledge about wine tasting.

By Jairo C

Nov 24, 2020

Excelente curso, muy bien explicado!

By Belkis Z O

Oct 6, 2020

It was a great experience thank you!

By Igor S

Jun 19, 2018

Very interesting experience. Thanks!

By Andy N

Dec 10, 2020

Thank you for the great experience!

By David C N G

Feb 14, 2019

Good choice and experience! Thanks!

By José A M A

Jul 15, 2019

Good course, accurate information

By Diane W

Nov 15, 2018

I have already learned so much.

By Diyo J

May 30, 2020

Full information about wine

By Anurekhaa D

Aug 7, 2020

Your teaching was awesome


Jun 16, 2020

Had excellent experience.

By Kenan i A

Apr 14, 2020

Thanks a lot great course

By Alolika M

Jun 5, 2020

its very interesting

By Ulises B

Jun 18, 2020

Excellent Course !!

By 74 A R R

Jun 9, 2020

Sensory experience

By Dennis G

May 31, 2020

Fantastic course.

By Diyora P K

Apr 29, 2020

Excellent course


Jul 27, 2020

good experience

By Michalis G

May 6, 2019

Great course!

By Debora G

Nov 8, 2018

It´s amazing!

By Parmar H S

Oct 28, 2019

Very Helpful

By Ajay s

Mar 22, 2019

very helpful