Food & Wine Pairing - Fine Vintage Online Certification Course

Online

Self Guided
James Cluer MW

Learn what wines to pair with a huge variety of global cuisines, and why. This is an outstanding online course that explains the theory of food and wine pairing, and is packed with practical tips. There are no pre-requisites and upon successful completion you will receive a Fine Vintage certificate.

We go way beyond the traditional theory and explore global cuisines, giving practical tips on what to pair with a huge variety of different foods.

You will finish the course knowledgable and confident for your next dinner party or when ordering in restaurants.

There are eight modules:

Module 1: The Five Tastes in Food and Wine
Module 2: Textures in Food and Wine
Module 3: Key Concepts in Food and Wine Pairing
Module 4: Major Wine Styles with Food
Module 5: Classic Foods with Wine
Module 6: Regional Cuisines with Wine
Module 7: External Influences on Pairing
Module 8: Examination
www.finevintageltd.com/wine-course/online-courses/fine-vintage-food-and-wine-pairing/

WSET LEVEL 2 – FIVE (5) WEEK ONLINE COURSE - NOW WITH WINE KIT!

June 5-July 10, 2020 | July 3-Aug 7, 2020 | Aug 7-Sep 11, 2020 | Sep 4-Oct 9, 2020 | Oct 2-Nov 6, 2020 | Nov 6-Dec 11, 2020 | Dec 4-Jan 8, 2021




BRAND NEW NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY EXCLUSIVE:

LEVEL 2 ONLINE CLASS NOW INCLUDES WINE

Napa Valley Wine Academy’s WSET Level 2 Online Course now includes a six-bottle (187ml bottles) wine tasting kit with every enrollment AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. We have partnered with Master the World to offer you a six-bottle wine tasting kit specifically designed to accompany your WSET Level 2 course. Using this kit, you will be able to actively taste along with your instructor and classmates during the 2 LIVE tasting webinars included with your online course. Exam available ONLINE. All wines included in the kits have been carefully selected by Master of Wine Peter Marks and Catherine Bugue head of NVWA Education to match the WSET Level 2 specification and to ensure that you have the best opportunity to calibrate your palate. YOU WILL RECEIVE A SEPARATE EMAIL WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM YOUR WINE KITS UPON REGISTRATION. SEE BELOW FOR PERMITTED SHIPPING STATES
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/wset-level-2-5-week-online-course/

WSET Level 2 - Canada only

Tuesdays, June 2 - July 21 from 18:30 - 20:30


Michelle Paris, sommelier DipWSET, wine educator

This is an 8-week evening course.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is an extremely popular course. The online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but will take place via ZOOM where you to study alongside your other wine enthusiasts under the guidance of a certified educator. You’ll learn about the key grape varieties that are grown around the world and the different styles of wine they produce. The course will also expand on the Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting that we introduced in Level 1.
www.adventureinwine.com/online-learning

WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines Online

June 8 - July 12, 2020




WSET's Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Online is a 5 week long course with 5 modules that students are free to complete at their own pace. This qualification is the same as the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines but requires the student to purchase most of their own samples and attend online courses. The exam will also be administered online.
vinovallarta.com.mx

Washington & Oregon Wine

May 6, 2020 5 pm - 6 pm




This online wine class focuses on two great wine regions: the Willamette Valley of Oregon, and Washington’s Columbia Valley. These are the greatest American wines you didn’t know existed. It’s a poorly kept secret that we adore these wine regions. In this online class, you will learn why. The Pinot Noirs, the Cabernets, and the Syrahs are some of the greatest money can buy. While this online class focuses on the top wine regions, we will also highlight the extraordinary fact that wines from the Pacific Northwest –especially Washington– offer great value, too.
www.vinology.com/class/washington-oregon-wines-online/

WSET Level 1 - Canada only

Sunday, June 25, 2020 - full day




Anyone just starting to learn about wine would benefit from this fun and interactive one-day course. The course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but will take place via ZOOM where you to study alongside your other wine enthusiasts under the guidance of a certified educator.

During the morning session, we learn about wine and and how to taste in a more mindful way than simply drinking wine with friends on a patio. We'll explore different styles of wine, learn about the service and storage of wine and gain a little insight and legal issues surrounding wine before we break for our catered lunch.

The afternoon is all about playing with your food. By combining different foods with wine, you'll learn how each of the major flavour senses (sweet, salt, bitter, sour, umami) interact with wine and change it for the positive (or negative). What a great take-away for the next time you're entertaining or dining out!
www.adventureinwine.com/online-learning

3-Hour Introduction to Wine Tasting and Winemaking

Live on Youtube
Free Course
Self Guided
Pietro Buttitta - owner/winemaker of Prima Materia Winery

This is a full 3-part wine course covering wine history, different taster groups and their sensitivities, how to talk about wine and use descriptors, and then an overview of vineyard and winery practices. After that we dive deep in part 2 into how our nose, mouth and brain work together when tasting, followed by talk about barrels, faults and flaws, food pairing and much more. You can learn more about Prima Materia and Pietro Buttitta at www.prima-materia.com
youtu.be/UD1cDuBdiK0

WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines Online

June 29-July 26, 2020




A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online is a 4 week long course with 7 modules that students are free to complete at their own pace. This qualification is the same as the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines but requires the student to purchase most of their own samples and attend online courses. The exam will also be administered online.
vinovallarta.com.mx

Italian Wine Professional -- Online Course

On Demand - Study When You Want

Self Guided


The Italian Wine Professional™ course is a certification program for anyone wanting to understand the broad spectrum of Italian wines, either for their jobs or their own enjoyment. The program is designed to bring Italian wines into focus and provide the confidence necessary to discuss, sell, buy, and enjoy Italian wine at a professional level.
This is a tightly curated curriculum that focuses on mastering the large array of Italian wines and grape varieties that are seen on export markets. The goal is to certify individuals who are comfortable in their knowledge of all the classic, commercially significant, and up-and-coming Italian wines with a presence outside Italy.
The eight-week curriculum culminates with a proctored online exam. Those who successfully pass the exam are certified by Italian Wine Central as an Italian Wine Professional™ (IWP).
The program was developed by the education team at Italian Wine Central and is open to members of the trade and interested consumers.
Students receive access to the course immediately upon registration, which includes online access, the course book Into Italian Wine and one exam sitting.
italianwinecentral.com/level-2-iwp/

WSET Level 3 - Canada only

Wednesdays: June 3 - September 9 from 18:00 - 21:00


Michelle Paris, sommelier DipWSET, wine educator

This is a 15-week evening course
www.adventureinwine.com/online-learning

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online

Begins May 25 - Ends July 26

Self Guided
WSET Instructors

$995
Includes all study materials, in-class tasting tutorial, tuition, postage, and exam at the Capital Wine School

The course is based around a 9-week structured online programme with a recommendation of 10 hours study per week to cover the online activities and read the relevant chapters in the textbook. The course follows a weekly structure, but it allows the student to work ahead or catch up on the activities and forums.

There are no set times to log into the course as there are no live chats or webinars. All study materials are included in the course. The course prepares the student for the WSET Level 3 Wine qualification and they are guided by a WSET educator. The student can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should they have any questions. Each week includes a series of independent activities that guide the student through the key wine regions of the world looking at the factors in the vineyard and winery that influence wine styles.

A virtual or in-class tutorial introducing the Level 3 tasting technique is included in the course and is taught by a CWS instructor.
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-3-award-in-wines-online-course/

SOMMDAY SCHOOL ONLINE SERVICE COURSE

Start Any Time

Self Guided
Tim Gaiser

Our ONLINE SommDay School™ Service course is a 7-hour course designed for students in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry who desire to learn proper wine service. This online sommelier service course was developed by Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser and Napa Valley Wine Academy. The goal of this 5 unit online course is to help waitstaff, bartenders, F&B managers, wine buyers, winery tasting room staff, and anyone else working in the food and wine industry to hone their service skills, as well as better prepare those interested in pursuing sommelier certification exams. For anyone outside the industry–the avid wine enthusiast–you will also benefit from this online course as it offers a taste of the life of a Sommelier.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/sommday-school-online-service-course/

Top Wines of the East Coast

5/28/2020 5 pm




There are hundreds of wineries scattered from Virginia to Maine. Over the last few years, a quiet revolution has begun in their vineyards. Visionary winemakers are making exceptional wines and doing so without much fanfare.

As a leading Wine School on the East Coast, we keep a close eye on the state of the wine trade in our backyard. We have seen a surge of fine winemaking on the East Coast and felt it was time for our students to learn about –and taste– these wines.

It’s time for you to check what is going on, too. This class is suitable for both the newcomer to the school AND working sommeliers. Taste and learn about the most important vineyards and winemakers working in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.
www.vinology.com/class/top-wines-of-the-east-coast-online/

Joyous Provence - Live Wine Education Webinar

5/23/20 12 pm PST


Tanya Morningstar-Darling

Provence is one of the most surprisingly diverse wine regions in France, with a rich, and colorful cultural history, and winemaking dating back before the Romans named it "Mia Provencia"!

This Webinar will be a one hour virtual vacation, an escape from all pressures of the world. We will explore the landscape, the culture, the terroirs and wines of this breathtaking and intriguing part of the world.

Come with us as we discover Provence off the beaten path!



Instruction provided live, via Zoom, by Tanya Morningstar-Darling, Certified Wine Educator and instructor at the Northwest Wine Academy.
www.cellarmuse.com/bookings-checkout/joyous-provence-live-webinar

Level One in Wines - Fine Vintage Certification Course

Online

Self Guided
James Cluer

This is an introductory course designed for wine lovers and professionals alike that presumes no prior knowledge. Each of the five modules is packed full of useful information and videos. The videos take you to vineyards around the world, and you will hear explanations from the world’s leading winemakers. It’s fun, straight-forward, and best enjoyed with a glass of wine in hand.

You will learn about the ten most important grape varieties, the key countries and regions, how wine is made, and why some cost more. You will also learn how to taste, describe, serve, and select the perfect bottle.

There are five modules:

Module 1: Introduction, the grape varieties, countries & regions.
Module 2: How wine is made.
Module 3: What makes some wines cost more.
Module 4: Tasting, selecting and serving wine
Module 5: Examination

You can begin immediately once you enroll, and take the course anytime you want, from anywhere.

Typically it takes between 4-6 hours to complete the course, depending on your learning style and speed. Once you complete all the modules you can go back and re-do the entire course as many times as you wish before taking the exam.
www.finevintageltd.com/wine-course/online-courses/fine-vintage-level-1-in-wine/

Intro to Italy | Wine Tasting Case with a Digital Wine Expert

Whenever you want!


WSET Educated Wine Expert

What sets Humble Grape apart is our unique approach to wine education & wine tasting. And we're keeping that alive, even in time of isolation!

How it Works:

• This is a case of 4 wines representing different regions of Italy (Veneto, Lazio, Tuscany & Sicily) & added 2 bottles of bubbles, because we think a good time starts with the pop of a cork! (So, that's 6 wines total which will be delivered to your home)

• You'll be emailed by a HG's own 'Isolation Activities Director" to book in date & time to be hosted by our wine experts via your prefered platform (Zoom, Google Hangouts, even Houseparty!)

• Check your inbox for PDF tasting notes of what's in the case

• A 30-minute masterclass digitally hosted by one of our WSET experts & wine raconteurs

(Feel free to crack into the wines before your scheduled time with the wine expert, that way you can have your questions & curiosities at the ready! )

Get Your Friends & Family to Join:
Arrange for each household to buy a case & we'll organise the wine expert to host you altogether!


Intro to Italy Case:
Read more about by following the link!
shop.humblegrape.co.uk/collections/wine-tasting-events/products/intro-to-italy-wine-tasting-case-with-wine-expert

Level Two In Wines - Online Fine Vintage Certification Course

Online

Self Guided
James Cluer MW

It’s a fascinating journey, packed with useful information, and an abundance of videos featuring the world’s leading winemakers.

You start with an overview of the the history of wine from 8,000 B.C. to the current day. Then you delve into the vineyard, how you grow grapes, and the factors that combine to create terroir. You will then learn how all the major types of wine are made, the options, and the results. You will learn what makes wines taste different.

Fourteen of the world’s most important grape varieties are profiled, including where they grow, and what they taste like. You will also learn how to taste, with extensive video explanations by James Cluer MW.

The course wraps up with how to read a label, how to store and serve wine, the etiquette involved, and food pairing. There is a wealth of information explained in a concise and easy-to-understand style.

There are nine modules:

Module 1: History of Wine to the Modern Day
Module 2: About the Vineyard
Module 3: Winemaking & Maturation
Module 4: What Makes Wine Taste Different
Module 5: How to Taste Wine
Module 6: How to Read a Label
Module 7: Storage & Service of Wine
Module 8: Food & Wine Pairing
Module 9: Examination
www.finevintageltd.com/wine-course/online-courses/fine-vintage-level-2-in-wine/

WSET LEVEL 1 IN WINE – FOUR (4) WEEK ONLINE COURSE – WITH ONLINE EXAM!

June 5-July 3, 2020 | July 3-July 31, 2020 | Aug 7-Sep 4, 2020 | Sep 4-Oct 2, 2020 | Oct 2-Oct 30, 2020 | Nov 6-Dec 4, 2020 | Dec 4-Jan 1, 2021




This is a four-week course with a fixed start date and includes 12 months of access to the online learning material.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/wset-level-1-four-4-week-online-course/

WSET Level 1 - Canada only

May 31, 2020 - full day


Michelle Paris, sommelier DipWSET, wine educator

Anyone just starting to learn about wine would benefit from this fun and interactive one-day course. The course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but will take place via ZOOM where you to study alongside your other wine enthusiasts under the guidance of a certified educator.
www.adventureinwine.com/online-learning

Wine Essentials I



Self Guided
Dr. Clinton Lee

The subject of wine can be a daunting one, especially for the total novice. It is difficult to know where to start.

The APWASI Wine Essentials course provides the perfect starting place for person looking for a practical real-world introduction to wine.

Learn where wine come from and how it is made.
Know the different types and styles of wine.
Learn how to properly open and serve wine.
Understand wine aging and learn about vintages.
Know how to speak about wine confidently and competently.
Be prepared to further your wine education.
Don’t just wish you knew more about wine, take the first step! Your exiting journey starts here.

With each course there is a recommended wine list that is appropriate to the course. We strongly encourage you to try these wines during the course of your studies.

This is a self-paced course and should take approximately 19-25 hours including study time to complete.
www.apwasi.com/product/wine-essentials/

Cocktail Class & Virtual Happy Hour

6/19/20 5 pm




Cocktail making is part art and part science–just like cooking. Our first-ever online cocktail class features our battle-tested approach to the craft of making cocktails. You’ll learn how to make a cocktail to be something special, even with a limited at-home bar. Learn how to elevate your bartending skills and start making your own cocktails. Become a mixologist without investing in dozens of expensive bottles. This is a virtual bartending class for those who want to entertain at home, or simply have a fun night making cocktails.
www.vinology.com/class/virtual-happy-hour/

OREGON WINE EXPERT ONLINE COURSE

Start Any Time

Self Guided


THE ONLY COURSE YOU WILL NEED TO TRULY BECOME AN EXPERT ON OREGON WINES!
WITH MASTER OF WINE BREE STOCK

Oregon Wine Expert is the first and only online certification course focusing on the wine region of Oregon. The course is an ideal way to master the wines and wine regions of Oregon and to earn your OWE postnominal and certification.

Designed for students of wine and anyone working in the wine industry who deals with the wines of Oregon who wants to have a deeper knowledge of Oregon wines, AVAs, history, geology, climate, and producers.

This course is the most comprehensive wine study program on the wine of Oregon and will give you the confidence to communicate with more authority about Oregon’s wines. This course is considered critical to the success of any wine professionals and serious wine student.

Please note your course starts immediately upon enrollment and you will have 12-months of course access.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/oregon-wine-expert-online-course/

CONVERTING GUESTS TO WINE CLUB MEMBERS

Start Any Time

Self Guided


This 3-hour online class will teach you how to convert tasting room guests to wine club members. You will have 12-months of online access. CERTIFICATION SENT UPON COMPLETION!

Club members are the annuity for your winery but oftentimes tasting room teams feel uncomfortable offering the wine club to guests. Converting Guests to Club Members isn’t about sales… it’s about listening to guests and linking their interests to the wine club

The student will learn:

To apply a beginning, middle, end technique for increasing wine club conversion
To identify 4 guest types
To link the guest’s interest to the wine club benefits
To understand the sales hierarchy
*available on desktop, laptop, iPad or iPhone
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/converting-guests-to-wine-club-members/

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - WebEx

June 13, 2020 9am - 2:30pm


Matthew Brown DipWSET

$350 – Full-day online course with wine samples
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-1-wine-certification-course-7/

Study wine and spirits from home!



Self Guided


The Independent Wine Education Guild (IWEG) offers the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses online. Whether you are a beginner enthusiast or an advanced professional, you can develop your wine and spirits knowledge from home. WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge.

With over forty years of operation, IWEG is passionate about helping our students achieve their personal or professional goals. Our instructors are first and foremost professionally trained educators, as well as subject-area experts, dedicated to student engagement and success. Many of our WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wine and Spirits graduates have progressed to assume leadership roles in the drinks and hospitality industries in Canada.

We have higher than global average pass rates for WSET courses, and offer a unique student experience, including, proprietary study aids, the availability of study scholarships and field trips made possible by our sponsors and trade partners.
www.iweg.org/organizations/2

BUSINESS OF WINE ONLINE

Start Any Time


Tim Hanni

KICKSTART YOUR WINE BUSINESS EDUCATION
WITH MASTER OF WINE TIM HANNI
AN ON-DEMAND WINE BUSINESS COURSE
Always-on, 24/7 web-based course teaches all essential business skills for producing and selling wine. Work at your own pace with 12-months of access!

The class synchronously surveys the key drivers and the necessary decisions from the vineyard, wine production, production/winery model options, then considerations of sales channels, distribution and getting a product into the wine market. This lesson format is designed for providing a deeper understanding of the entire supply chain and value chain from the grapes to the glass. The subjects of marketing, distributing and selling expands to include both a primary brand as well as a range of products, including options for export and negociant brands.

You gain 12-months of access to the course as soon as you enroll.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/business-of-wine-online/

DISCOVERING ITALIAN WINE ONLINE COURSE

Start Any Time

Self Guided


Discovering Italian Wine™ is the perfect introductory course for anyone intrigued by Italian wine or travel to Italy! It is also perfect for those just getting started on their wine journey or anyone who wants to expand out of their comfort zone (California, France, etc.) This self-paced, online course walks the learner through the complex world of Italian wines. The course comes complete with online visuals, exercises, and an optional final exam to test your new knowledge.
No prior experience of Italian wines is required. (That’s why it’s called “Discovering”!)
Students receive access to the course immediately upon registration.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/discovering-italian-wine-online-course/

ONE-ON-ONE EXPERT COACHING

Book A Time


Choose an expert

Spending an hour with one of our expert mentors, via a web-call, could alter the course of your entire wine career.

Whatever your concern, whatever you hunger to know, now you’re just a click away from asking and engaging in a robust dialogue 1-on-1 with your mentor.

Have questions about your wine studies? Struggling with how to prepare for an exam? Need advice from an expert on blind tasting? Or perhaps you want help mapping your wine career? Our top wine experts, including Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, WSET Diploma Holders are here for you and will answer your questions, provide advice and offer insights.

We know many students wish for more time in class or after class with a mentor, or simply desire additional direct support.

Our 1-on-1 coaching sessions are here to help.
napavalleywineacademy.com/expert-coaching/

HOW TO CHOOSE WINE LIKE A PRO

Start Any Time

Self Guided


Join DipWSET and Master of Wine Candidate, Monika Beilka-Vescovi as she gives you the knowledge you seek in order to feel completely confident choosing the right wine for the right occasion. Never be intimidated at a wine shop again!

Average Time to Completion: 1-2 hours

Course Access: 12 months of access to the course

Course Format: Online with narrated lectures, video demonstration, and review quiz
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/how-to-choose-wine-like-a-pro/

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online Course

Begins June 6, 2020

Self Guided
WSET Instructor / CWS Instructor for Virtual Tasting Tutorial

$995
Includes all study materials, virtual tasting tutorial, tuition, postage, and examination
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-3-award-in-wines-online-course-2/

Wines of France

6/12/2020 5 pm




Don’t deny yourself French wines. The lack of Bordeaux and Burgundy in your wine diet is unhealthy and will cause everlasting damage to your psyche.

In this online wine class, you will learn about the essential French wine regions and grape varieties. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Languedoc, Loire, Rhone, Alsace: All the great flavors and stories will be encapsulated in this online class. You can expect a dynamic learning experience at the hands of a world-class sommelier-instructor.

Our online French Wine class is an important one for wine lovers. Heck, it’s virtually illegal for a seasoned sommelier not to take this class. For good reason: France remains the gold standard for fine wine around the world.
www.vinology.com/class/online-wines-of-france/

How to Drink For a Living

6/27/2020 4 pm




Can you launch your wine career in an hour? is that possible? It sure is! Taught by successful and respected industry professionals, this online class gives real-world advice on how to land, develop, and succeed in the wine trade. Want to be a sommelier? That is only the tip of the iceberg. There are literally hundreds of great jobs that are within your reach: from winemaking. to marketing. to education, and to administration. Get top-notch career advice, from educational and skill requirements, tips on climbing the career ladder, how to get started, and job hunting strategies.
www.vinology.com/class/how-to-drink-for-a-living-online/

NAPA VALLEY WINE EXPERT ONLINE COURSE

Start Any Time

Self Guided


A COMPLETE CERTIFICATION COURSE ON THE WINES OF NAPA VALLEY
WITH MASTER OF WINE PETER MARKS

Napa Valley Wine Expert is the first and only certification course focusing on the wine region of Napa Valley. The course is an ideal way to master the wines and wine regions of Napa Valley and to earn your NVWE postnominal and certification.

Designed for students of wine and anyone working in the wine industry who deals with the wines of Napa Valley who wants to have a deeper knowledge of Napa Valley wines, AVAs, history, geology, climate, and producers.

This course is the most comprehensive wine study program on the Napa Valley and will give you the confidence to communicate with more authority about Napa Valley. This course is considered critical to the success of any wine professional and serious wine student.

Please note your course starts immediately upon enrollment and you will have 12-months of course access.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/napa-valley-wine-expert-online-course/

The Climats of Bourgogne - Live Wine Education Webinar

5/30/20 12 pm PST


Tanya Morningstar-Darling

The 1,247 Climats of Bourgogne were recognized as Unesco World Heritage Sites in 2015, and honor which is well deserved! In fact there is no better illustration of the concept of terroir than it's pure expression through the Climats of Bourgogne.

But wait...what is a Climat?

How is a Climat different form a Lieu-Dit?

This lecture will define the concept, evolution, and name origins of the Climats, and the 2,000 year old creative collaboration between nature and humans in Bourgogne.



Instruction provided LIVE on Zoom, by Tanya Morningstar-Darling, Certified Wine Educator and instructor at the Northwest Wine Academy.
www.cellarmuse.com/bookings-checkout/the-climats-of-bourgogne-live-webinar

CSW ONLINE COURSE

July 15 - Sep 20, 2020 | Oct 7 - Dec 11, 2020




This qualification covers the key grape varieties grown and the different styles of wine produced around the world. During the online class, students will be taken through a guided tasting of wines and taught the Society of Wine Educators approach to tasting wine. The level of knowledge needed to take this course: None necessary. This class is especially recommended for:

Those in the retail, hospitality, or wholesale areas of the wine and spirits industry wishing to obtain greater knowledge and professional certification from the Society of Wine Educators;
Wine enthusiasts wanting to gain a broad understanding of the major grapes and wines produced around the world
Course Options:

OPTION 1 – Includes 9-week online course, CSW Study Guide & CSW Exam Fee,
OPTION 2 – Includes 9-week online course, only – perfect for students who already have a book and exam credit from SWE
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/csw-online-course/

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online Course

Begins June 29, 2020

Self Guided
WSET Instructor

$275
Includes online course tuition and examination.
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-1-award-in-wines-online-course/

SOMMDAY DEDUCTIVE TASTING ONLINE COURSE

Start Any Time

Self Guided
Tim Gaiser

If you are new to wine, and find it interesting, but are petrified at the prospect of having to describe or identify a wine in front of your peers—you’re not alone. If you’ve seen others do it with confidence, but somehow you struggle and are left wondering, ‘How will I ever become a better taster, everyone else seems to be better at it than me,’—we hear you.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/sommday-intro-to-deductive-tasting-online-course/

WSET® Level 1 Award in Spirits Online

September 7 - October 4, 2020




A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits. For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
vinovallarta.com.mx

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Exploring White Burgundy – Cote d’Or with a Master with Mary Margaret McCamic, MW

June 18, 2020 – 2 pm PDT


Mary Margaret McCamic, MW

Classic White Wines from the Cote d’Or: Theoretical Overview and Tasting Strategy

Mary Margaret McCamic MW takes a deeper look at Burgundy’s most prized strip of land: the Cote d’Or. In this webinar she will focus primarily on the white wines from the Cote de Beaune, its terroir, winemaking practices, and stylistic differences between the region’s classic villages.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

WSET LEVEL 3 – NINE (9) WEEK ONLINE COURSE – NOW WITH WINE KIT!

Jun 12-Aug 14, 2020 | July 10-Sep 11, 2020 | Aug 14-Oct 16, 2020 | Sep 11-Nov 13, 2020 | Oct 9-Dec 11, 2020 | Nov 13-Jan 15, 2021 | Dec 11-Feb 12, 2021




BRAND NEW NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY EXCLUSIVE:

LEVEL 3 ONLINE CLASS NOW INCLUDES WINE

Napa Valley Wine Academy’s WSET Level 3 Online Course now includes a 12 bottle (187ml bottles) wine tasting kit with every enrollment AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. We have partnered with Master the World to offer you a 12 bottle wine tasting kit specifically designed to accompany your WSET Level 3 course allowing you to participate in our dedicated WSET Level 3 LIVE tasting webinars included with your online course. Using these kits, you will actively taste along with your classmates and calibrate to your WSET-Certified instructor. All wines included in the kits have been carefully selected by Master of Wine Peter Marks and Catherine Bugue head of NVWA Education to match the WSET Level 3 specification and to ensure that you have the best opportunity to calibrate your palate for the blind tasting portion of the exam. YOU WILL RECEIVE A SEPARATE EMAIL WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM YOUR WINE KITS UPON REGISTRATION. SEE BELOW FOR PERMITTED SHIPPING STATES
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/wset-level-3-9-week-online-course/

ONLINE Learning Opportunities During COVID-19

March 31 to May 31


Master Sommelier David Glancy

During the COVID-19 Shelter in Place order, we're conducting our most of our regular classes via live webinar*. Our existing Glancy eWine School is also available. Once our S.I.P. is lifted, live classes will resume as permitted, however students will continue to have the option to participate via live webcast of classes* at least through May 31. View all our COVID-19 Response Information.

*Suggested wines for tasting will be discussed, however no live tastings will be conducted during these sessions. All full price participants are invited to attend a future 2020 session of their class to participate in the live guided tastings and refresh their knowledge at no additional charge.
TAKE 50% OFF WEB ONLY WORKSHOPS - Learn more!
sanfranciscowineschool.com/collections/online-learning-opportunities-during-covid-19

Wine 101

6/20/20 4 pm




If you are new to the study of wine this class is for you. Here, you will experience each of the Wine School’s hallmarks: dispelling industry rumors, banishing popular wine myths, and delivering information in an easy-to-understand manner. Developed by a U.C. Davis winemaker and honed over twenty years of teaching experience, it represents a singular view of wine education. Allow us to share it with you!
www.vinology.com/class/online-wine-101/

BUSINESS OF WINE LIVE ONLINE COURSE

May 27 - July 21


Tim Hanni

COMPLETE 8-WEEK BUSINESS OF WINE INSTRUCTOR LED ONLINE COURSE
WEEKLY LIVE MENTORING AND WEBINARS WITH MASTER OF WINE TIM HANNI

Unique in its structure, this online course is flexible and customizable to each participant’s goals and needs from wine-knowledgeable novice, students engaged in wine studies such as WSET, SWE and Masters of Wine, to seasoned wine veterans. Critical for winery principals who need to be familiar with costs, operations, distribution and point-of-sale considerations, the course also provides a competitive advantage to anyone looking for career or business opportunities in the industry.

The course is indispensable for winemakers, viticulturists and marketing professionals wanting to expand upon their knowledge of business strategy and anyone considering–or already in the process–of starting a winery or a wine-related business; any wine professional looking to understand the different segments of the industry and how they connect and interact with one another.

The online format is perfect for international participants interested in exporting wines to the U.S. and/or needing a firm understanding of how the U.S. wine business works.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/understanding-the-business-of-wine-online-course/

Iberian Peninsula | Wine Tasting Case with a Digital Wine Expert

Any day you want!


WSET Educated Wine Expert

What sets Humble Grape apart is our unique approach to wine education & wine tasting. And we're keeping that alive, even in time of isolation!

How it Works:

• This is a case of 4 wines representing different regions of Iberian Peninsula (two whites & two reds from both Spain & Portugal) & added 2 bottles of bubbles, because we think a good time starts with the pop of a cork! (So, that's 6 wines total which will be delivered to your home)

• You'll be emailed by a HG's own 'Isolation Activities Director" to book in date & time to be hosted by our wine experts via your prefered platform (Zoom, Google Hangouts, even Houseparty!)

• Check your inbox for PDF tasting notes of what's in the case

• A 30-minute masterclass digitally hosted by one of our WSET experts & wine raconteurs

(Feel free to crack into the wines before your scheduled time with the wine expert, that way you can have your questions & curiosities at the ready! )


Get Your Friends & Family to Join:
Arrange for each household to buy a case & we'll organise the wine expert to host you altogether!


Iberian Coast Case:
Read more via the link!
shop.humblegrape.co.uk/collections/wine-tasting-events/products/iberian-peninsula-wine-tasting-case-with-a-digital-wine-expert

WSET LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA D1 WINE PRODUCTION

June 1-July 12, 2020




Your Diploma journey begins with D1 – Wine Production
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/wset-level-4-diploma-d1-wine-production/

WSET® Level 1 Award in Sake Online

June 22-July 26, 2020




A beginner level introduction to sake for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in sake. For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. You’ll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake Online is a 4 week long course with 7 modules that students are free to complete at their own pace. This qualification is the same as the WSET Level 1 Award in Sake but requires the student to purchase most of their own samples and attend online courses. The exam will also be administered online.
vinovallarta.com.mx

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Joyous Provence with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

May 23, 2020 – noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

May 23, 2020 – noon PDT – Joyous Provence with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

Provence is one of the most surprisingly diverse wine regions in France, with a rich and colorful cultural history, and winemaking dating back before the Romans named it “Mia Provencia”! In this Webinar, we will explore the landscape, the culture, the terroirs, and wines of this breathtaking and intriguing part of the world. We will discover Provence off the beaten path!
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Online Course

Begins June 8

Self Guided
WSET Instructor

$595
Includes all study materials, tuition, postage, and examination
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-2-award-in-wines-online-course-2/

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Exploring Priorat with a Master with Bree Stock, MW

June 11, 2020 – 2 pm PDT


Bree Stock, MW

June 11, 2020 – 2 pm PDT – Exploring Priorat with a Master with Bree Stock, MW

The villages of Priorat that is home to old vines of Garnacha and Samso (Carignana) were forgotten to the wine world until the late 1990s. Join me to uncover the history and learn about the unique quality attributes of the soils, sites, producers, and potential of this magical mountain wine region. Recommended wine to purchase and taste during the seminar: Alvaro Palacios ‘Camins’, Costers del Priorat Pissarres, Terroir Al Limit ‘Les Tosses’
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits Online

June 29-August 2, 2020




A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring spirits and liqueurs for those working in the industry or spirits enthusiasts. For individuals wishing to develop their expertise in spirits and liqueurs, you’ll learn about the fundamental production methods and principal raw materials discovering how they are used to make the key spirit styles. You’ll also explore the key practices and principles of serving spirits and the use of spirits in cocktails. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

The WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits Online is a 5 week long course with 5 modules that students are free to complete at their own pace. This qualification is the same as the WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits but requires the student to purchase most of their own samples and attend online courses. The exam will also be administered online.
vinovallarta.com.mx

The Natural Wines Class

6/6/2020 4 pm




Natural wines, organic wine, and biodynamic wines have been a controversial topic since the school was founded in 2001. It’s a topic we love, and our advocacy of natural wines has permeated every wine class we’ve taught for the last 20 years. Our students have been asking us for years to offer a full-on natural wine class, and here it is. This is a tour-de-force of the crazy-beautiful people behind the natural wine movement.
www.vinology.com/class/the-natural-wines-class-online/

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Deep Dive on Madeira with a Master with Bree Stock, MW

June 25, 2020 -2 pm PDT


Bree Stock, MW

Madeira is renowned as being one of the longest-lived wines in the world and a visit to the island is as memorable as these amazing vinous creations. I will take you on a journey through the island and provide insights to understanding the selection of varieties grown and the reasoning and production techniques behind the styles of wine produced. This is going to be intense; you should be sure to have some examples of Madeira to try: Barbeito Malvasia NV, D’Oliveira Sercial, Broadbent Verdelho.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

La Route des Grands Crus Experience, Château de Pommard

Every Day
Free Course
Self Guided
WSET educated Wine Advisors

Château de Pommard at Home.
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Online Course

Begins June 22, 2020

Self Guided
WSET Instructor

$595
Includes all study materials, tuition, postage, and examination
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-2-award-in-wines-online-course-3/

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES: The Climats of Bourgogne with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

May 30, 2020 – noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

May 30, 2020 – noon PDT – The Climats of Bourgogne with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

The 1,247 Climats of Bourgogne were recognized as Unesco World Heritage Sites in 2015, and honor which is well deserved! There is no better illustration of the concept of terroir than it’s pure expression through the Climats of Bourgogne. But wait…what is a Climat? How is a Climat different form a Lieu-Dit?
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

Joyous Provence - Live Wine Education Webinar

5/23/20 12 pm PST


Tanya Morningstar-Darling

Provence is one of the most surprisingly diverse wine regions in France, with a rich, and colorful cultural history, and winemaking dating back before the Romans named it "Mia Provencia"!

This Webinar will be a one hour virtual vacation, an escape from all pressures of the world. We will explore the landscape, the culture, the terroirs and wines of this breathtaking and intriguing part of the world.

Come with us as we discover Provence off the beaten path!





Instruction provided by Tanya Morningstar-Darling, Certified Wine Educator and instructor at the Northwest Wine Academy. This is a live webinar delivered via Zoom.
www.cellarmuse.com/bookings-checkout/joyous-provence-live-webinar

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Exploring Red Burgundy – Cote d’Or with a Master with Mary Margaret McCamic, MW

July 2, 2020 – 2 pm PDT


Mary Margaret McCamic, MW

Classic Red Wines from the Cote d’Or: Theoretical Overview and Tasting Strategy

Mary Margaret McCamic MW takes a deeper look at Burgundy’s most prized strip of land: the Cote d’Or. In this webinar, she will focus on the red wines of the Cote de Nuits and the Cote de Beaune, their unique terroir, winemaking practices, and stylistic differences between the region’s classic villages
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

Wine Business Education

Online Anytime!

Self Guided
Tim Hanni, MW

Introducing Wine Business Education, the new online learning platform featuring Master of Wine, Tim Hanni's Business of Wine course curriculum and proprietary financial calculators.

This 8-Lesson certification course takes a deep dive into the BUSINESS of wine with videos, slide presentations, assignments, quizzes and 1-year access to the following suite of financial calculators:
- Winery Cost of Goods
- Wine Pricing Calculator
- Vineyard P&L and Cash Flows
- Tasting Room Profitability
- Marketing, Sales and Portfolio Management
- Blending Profitability Workbook

At a high level you will gain in-depth knowledge of the following (Complete details here: https://winebusinesseducation.com/courses/business-of-wine-course-plus-annual-license-of-wbe-workbooks/):
- Financial and quality decisions
- Options for Routes to Market
- Supply and Value Chain
- Market trends and data

Now is the time to enhance your education and understanding of the wine business, get ahead in your career, or explore a side of wine you may not be aware of.

And if you are a friend of JUICE, save $50 off (reg $499 retail) with code LWE50 when you sign up before May 31, 2020.
www.winebusinesseducation.com

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Exploring Central Otago with a Master with Bree Stock, MW

July 23, 2020 -2 pm PDT


Bree Stock, MW

One of the most southerly growing regions in the world and renowned for high-quality and distinctive cool-climate Pinot noir, that makes up 70% of the regions varietal plantings. Wander the vineyards and valleys of the Cromwell Basin with me from the iconic Bannockburn to Bendigo and Gibbston you will leave this seminar with an understanding of the historical vineyards and producers, soils, climate, varieties, and clones that contribute to the iconic wines of this region. There are excellent examples available in the US try 2016 Burn Cottage Pinot noir, Felton Road, Mount Edward Pinot noir, and Riesling, Prophets Rock Pinot noir.
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LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Women in Wine History – Systematic Exclusion, and the Success of Tenacious Women with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

July 18, 2020 -noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

Wine has, since it’s discovery in Neolithic times, been one of the most powerful tools at human disposal for alleviating physical and emotional suffering. It is no surprise that wine has also historically been one of the Western Civilizations most important trade commodities, a driving force of culture, politics, war, art, and spirituality. It is, therefore, only natural that gender politics would play a huge role in the history of such a powerful commodity. Join wine historian Tanya Morning Star Darling for this master class to explore the roles and contributions of women in the wine trade from antiquity to present, the systematic political and social obstacles faced by women, and how women have overcome to make significant and meaningful contributions. Through examining the history and the structural framework of our society, we can be guided into a more vibrant and inclusive present and future for women in wine!
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Online Course - Registration Ending Soon!

April 13 - June 14




WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online is a nine-week class, with fixed beginning and ending dates. Advanced registration required. After the course has ended, students will take a proctored, in-person exam in Las Vegas. The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course is an advanced wine course suited for industry professionals working in hospitality, wholesale, and retail, or wine enthusiasts looking to gain an in-depth understanding of wines. Students will gain detailed knowledge regarding factors that influence the quality, style and price of wines around the world. This course provides detailed coverage of grape growing and winemaking. Students will also learn to assess wine accurately, and be able to explain the factors contributing to different wine price points.
wineacademylv.com/products/wset-level-3-award-in-wines-online

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Wine History of Bordeaux with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

September 15, 2020 -noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

Bordeaux has been one of the most important ports in all of Europe since Roman times, and it is no surprise that the wines of the area have inspired strategic political alliances, wars, wealth, and are among the old world’s most internationally influenced and sought after. Bordeaux is iconically French, but would not resemble itself without the impact of the English and the Dutch. Join wine historian Tanya Morning Star Darling to uncover the essence of the greatest wine of trade, explore the classifications and Chateaux that shaped the Bordeaux region as we know it today.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Wine History of Champagne with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

June 20, 2020 -noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

Wine History of Champagne with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

The region of Champagne experienced perhaps the most fascinating and incredible history on it’s journey to greatness. Champagne lies at the geographic and climatic limit of the vine, and has been at the crossroads of every northern European was since the dawn of European politics. When we drink champagne, we feel as if we are as privileged as royalty, as beautiful and carefree as if we were immortal…but why? Join wine historian Tanya Morning Star Darling to explore the magic of this iconic wine, the tenacity of the Champenois people, the evolution of the ingenious method which turned adversity into prosperity, and the greatest 200-year marketing campaign that put champagne at the center of every celebration for people the world over.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

Food & Wine Pairing

May 23, 2020 4 pm - 5 pm




In this online wine class, the funder of the Wine School is your personal sommelier.
www.vinology.com/class/online-food-wine-pairing/

Wine Quizzo

6/5/2020 5 pm




Hows Your Wine Knowledge? Want to win some great prizes? Then this session of online wine school if for you! Part wine quiz, part wine class. Register and have the chance to win over $100 of prizes!
www.vinology.com/class/online-wine-quizzo/

WSET LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA D4 – SPARKLING WINE

Aug 31-Sep 27, 2020




Students undertake a detailed theoretical & practical study of the sparkling wines produced in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, USA, South America, South Africa, Australia, & New Zealand. After completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate:
- in-depth knowledge and understanding of the influence of grape growing, winemaking, maturation, wine law, and wine business on the style, quality, & price on the principal sparkling wines of the world
- ability to taste and evaluate sparkling wines accurately

Prerequisites: D1 & D2
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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Begins May 28


Kasia White, DipWSET

$695.00 – Online series with wine samples
capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-2-wine-certification-course-3/

Virtual Paint and Sip Events, Hosted by Painted by the Shore

Classes added daily!


A Painted by the Shore instructor will guide you through all paint projects

Join us for virtual paint class all from the comfort of home using Zoom! Paint with our team, & other crafters from around the country!
paintedbytheshore.com/collections/live-virtual-workshops

WSET Level 2 Online Wine Course

Mon June 8th - Sun July 12th, 2020




Now you can take WSET Level 2 Wine Course online, followed by an online exam, anywhere in the world where you have an internet connection.

Here is some general information about the WSET Level 2 Wine Course. Visit our website for more detail.

Level 2 is a survey course designed for students with a general interest in the subject of wine and spirits and hospitality professionals who only require a basic understanding for their position. Level 2 exposes the student to the major grape varieties and wine regions of the world through academic instruction with accompanying tasting at every session. In addition to still wines, Level 2 covers sparkling wines and fortified wines. A graduate of Level 2 will have the practical abilities to interpret labels, provide advice on food and wine pairing, and evaluate wines using a systematic tasting approach.

This course is for Level 1 graduates as well as students with a sound grasp of the basics. WSET recommends twelve hours of self-study in addition to the class time for this course. At the end of the course, the WSET Level 2 Certificate is presented to the candidates who successfully complete a multiple choice examination.
www.dallaswinecenter.com/wset-l2-online-2/

Wines of Bordeaux

5/30/2020 6 pm




Bordeaux has long symbolized the apex of fine French wine. They are some of the most delicious and sought-after in the world. Sadly, many books make Bordeaux sound as forbidding as the iron gates of a château. In this highly approachable online wine class, our sommelier-instructors walk you through the essentials. Enjoy an hour of wine education and interesting stories that offer an intimate portrait of the wine region. Top wine regions, great wines, and history are covered in this online wine class!
www.vinology.com/class/online-wines-of-bordeaux/

ADVANCED WINE SALES

Start Any Time

Self Guided


This 3-hour online class will teach you how to sell more wine to your tasting room guests. You will have 12-months of online access. CERTIFICATION SENT UPON COMPLETION!

You will learn:

Identify personal selling barriers and learn how to eliminate them
Understand the importance of acknowledging guests’ objections and learn techniques for making the guests feel heard
Utilize the opportunity circle to turn an objection into a sales opportunity
Paint a picture for your guests using power wine descriptions — a powerful technique for increasing sales in the tasting room
*available on desktop, laptop, iPad or iPhone
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Wines of Australia & New Zealand

6/26/2020 5 pm




Ever get tired of the misconceptions? There are a bunch of Aussie wines you see in America –vapid, boring stuff– but that’s not their good stuff. That’s like judging California on Two-Buck Chuck. In this class, we delve into the great Aussie wine regions and a selection of our favorite regions and vineyards.

New Zealand is a place of great wines, and not just Sauvignon Blanc! For the past fifty years ago, grapevines and winemakers have spread across the land – from Central Otago to Kumeu, Waipara to Wairarapa – to produce notable wines to global acclaim. We will take you on a wine journey from the North to the South Island.
www.vinology.com/class/australia-new-zealand-wines-online/

ENJOY ANY WINE WITH ANY FOOD

Start Any Time

Self Guided


Adapted from our popular Napa workshop, this new online course introduces a novel approach to thinking about food and wine. This course will benefit any wine enthusiast looking for:
- greater understanding of their own palate
- confidence in making food & wine decisions
- enjoyment from any taste experience with food & wine
- freedom from complex, impersonal food & wine pairing rules

Led by Master of Wine, Peter Marks, you’ll explore how a person’s unique preferences & sensitivities can determine their enjoyment of food with wine and how the taste components of wine & food interact with each other. Follow along as Peter demonstrates how simple techniques can be used to adjust your food in order to enjoy it with any type of wine to suit your preferences and palate.
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WSET LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA D5 FORTIFIED WINE

Aug 24-Sep 9, 2020




Students undertake a detailed theoretical & practical study of the principal fortified wines: Sherry, Port, Madeira, Vins Doux Naturels, & Rutherglen Muscat. After completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate:
- in-depth knowledge and understanding of the influence of grape growing, winemaking, maturation, wine law, and wine business on the style, quality, & price on the principal fortified wines of the world
- ability to taste and evaluate fortified wines accurately

Prerequisites: D1 & D2
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LIVE WEBINAR SERIES : Wine History of Bourgogne with Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

August 15, 2020 -noon PDT


Tanya Morningstar Darling, IWS, FWS

The history of Bourgogne wines is the story of a very specific collaboration, which defines the concept of Terroir. Join wine historian and Official Bourgogne Ambassador, Tanya Morning Star Darling to explore the Bourgogne region from the ancient, and dramatic geological events which created the soils, and Côtes, to the Romans, the Church, the Dukes, Napoleon, to the thousands of growers and producers that make up the diverse mosaic of wines that is Bourgogne.
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/live-webinar-series/

WSET LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA D2 WINE BUSINESS

Aug 17-Sep 27, 2020




Students undertake a detailed study of the factors that contribute to the price of wine, the types of business engaged in the production of wine, available options for getting wine to the point of sale, and key considerations in wine marketing. After completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate:
- understand how supply and demand, costs of production and sale, and factors associated with legislation & currency influence the price of wine
- evaluate the types of businesses engaged in wine production and the options available to those businesses for importing, distributing, retail, hospitality, DTC in a variety of market types
- analyze market forces, identify target consumers, and devise marketing strategies for each segment of the market

Prerequisites: D1
napavalleywineacademy.com/product/wset-level-4-diploma-d2-wine-business/

Introduction to Wine Tasting

At your own pace, wherever you want!
Free Course
Self Guided
Annie Shapero, Certified Sommelier and Founder, DiVino

Feeling intimidated by the world of wine? I'm a Sommelier and wine consultant and I think that’s ridiculous.
Wine is a language. Learn how to speak it so you can truly enjoy the multisensory pleasures of wine tasting!

21 Days to Wine is an invitation to learn more about wine tasting with a certified sommelier as your guide.
It is a place to share stories about wines you love and learn more about them.

It is a fun and super informative way to learn more about wine, ask questions, and share stories.

Whether you are a curious wine lover or on the road to the WSET, this series breaks down each step of the wine tasting process. We break down the visual, olfactory, and gustatory analysis I created this super informative, fun and interactive series as an introduction to wine tasting. Dive deeper in to terms like “tannins”, “acidity”, “viscosity”, and “finish.”

I put together this series as an interaction wine school that you can do at your own pace, on your own or with friends.

*The ENROLL option gives you access to free, detailed class notes for every episode.
Enroll link bit.ly/DiVinoWineSchool
21daystowine.com

VIRTUAL Wine Country: Roaming the Rhône

Thursday, May 21st at 7:00 pm
Free Course

Adam Pucillo

Since you can’t travel to wine country, we’re bringing the best of wine country to your living room! Join us as we explore the greatest wine producing areas of the world with your personal tour guide and wine expert, Adam Pucillo. Discover small production wineries and unique varietals while you uncover hidden gems and delve behind the scenes at some of Adam’s favorite off-the-beaten-path wine producers.

This interactive series provides a unique context for the enjoyment of wine appropriate for every level of interest and expertise. Learn about the history, culture and language of wine through visual presentations, commentary and anecdotes from Adam’s personal experiences. And best of all, leave us with greater confidence, passion and understanding of the grapes so you can ultimately experience the pleasure of wine.

This is a complimentary course with the purchase of wine which is available for sale and curbside pick up at Vino Venue.
www.vinovenue.com/shop/virtual-rhone.html

WINE 101- FOUNDATION ONLINE COURSE™

Start Any Time

Self Guided


DO YOU FIND WINE INTIMIDATING?
DO YOU WANT TO LEARN ABOUT WINE BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START?
We can totally relate as even our very own expert instructors, at one point, struggled to find the best starting point for their wine education journey!

We’ve designed the Wine 101 Foundation Online course to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to wine. Your instructor Natalie Breaux will share her experience as a Certified Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator to help you gain more in-depth knowledge of all aspects of wine. Throughout this course, you will come to understand why a wine tastes the way it does as you learn about how the major grape varieties, wine regions, and winemaking processes shape a wine’s character. And, maybe most importantly, you will be given the tools to become a better wine taster and learn how to pair wine with food more effortlessly. (more details below)

WHY WAIT? START YOUR JOURNEY TODAY!
Please note your course starts immediately upon enrollment.
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AMERICAN WINE EXPERT™ (AWE) ONLINE COURSE



Self Guided


BECOME AN EXPERT ON THE MOST IMPORTANT WINE PRODUCING COUNTRY FOR THE U.S. MARKET!
Have you struggled to find reliable and up-to-date information on the wine regions of the United States?

We have created the most comprehensive and up-to-date course on the wines of the United States!

Everything you need to know about American wine producing regions and landscape to be an expert in American wines!

American Wine Expert™ (AWE) is the first and only reputable professional certification course dedicated to the wine producing regions of the United States.

COURSE ACCESS BEGINS IMMEDIATELY UPON ENROLLMENT
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