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
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University of California, Davis
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TOP REVIEWS FROM WINE TASTING: SENSORY TECHNIQUES FOR WINE ANALYSIS
It's very interesting, the method of presentation are great..the instructor made the course easy and all practical where detailed..
This course helped me knowing about varietals of wines and wine tasting techniques. I would like to thank instructor for providing us a great course.
Great course for the ones who want to understand their wines better, and for wine professionals who would like to do a bit of knowledge fresh-up.
The course was really good and informative. it really helped me to understand many things. Thank you so much
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