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Discovering Italian Wine Online Course

Cost: 99.00

Discovering Italian Wine Online Course

Italy is the most important country for imported wines into the U.S. Don’t let the complexity of the famous Boot Country keep you from exploring this Old World wine region.

Most Italian wine certifications are designed for experts, but we developed Discovering Italian Wine to provide a fun, unpressured introduction for those who are just getting started on their wine journey.

This course is ideal for people in wine service or sales who want to advance their careers, or enthusiasts wanting to enhance their experience in Italian wine country.

By the end of the course, you’ll have a better grasp of:

  • The key red and white grape varieties of Italy
  • The region’s red, white, pink, sparkling and dessert wines
  • Italian wine history and its significant regions

Module 1

Introduction to Italian Wine

  • Bella Italia
  • A Little History
  • Setting the Stage
  • Italy: The Country
  • Italy: The Regions
  • Tuscany (Toscana)
  • Piedmont (Piemonte)
  • Veneto
  • Campania
  • Puglia
  • Review

Module 2

11 Key Italian Red Grape Varieties

  • Intro
  • Sangiovese
  • Montepulciano
  • Lambrusco
  • Nebbiolo
  • Barbera and Dolcetto
  • Aglianico
  • Negroamaro and Primitivo
  • Nero d’Avola
  • Cannonau
  • International Varieties Part 1
  • International Varieties Part 2
  • Review

Module 3

11 Key Italian White Grape Varieties

  • Intro
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Moscato
  • Verdicchio
  • Vermentino
  • Vernaccia
  • Fiano
  • Greco
  • Falanghina
  • Grillo
  • Friulano
  • Trebbiano
  • Other International Varieties
  • Review

Module 4

11 Wines Named After Grape Varieties

  • Intro
  • Place-Name Protection
  • Denominations on Labels
  • Denominations that Specify a Grape Variety
  • Barbera d’Asti
  • Dolcetto d’Alba
  • Pinot Grigio delle Venezie
  • Vernaccia di San Gimignano
  • Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi
  • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
  • Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro
  • Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo
  • Aglianico del Vulture
  • Cannonau di Sardegna
  • Others
  • Review

Module 5

11 Red Wines Named After Places

  • Intro
  • Quality Levels
  • DOCs and DOCGs
  • Chianti and Chianti Classico
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
  • Barolo
  • Barbaresco
  • Nizza
  • Dogliani
  • Amarone della Valpolicella
  • Bardolino
  • Taurasi
  • Review

Module 6

11 White, Pink, Sparkling, and Dessert Wines Named After Places

  • Intro
  • Additional Label Terms
  • White Wines | Gavi
  • Lugana
  • Soave
  • Orvieto
  • Frascati
  • Pink Wines
  • Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Franciacorta
  • Asti
  • Prosecco
  • Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco
  • Dessert Wines
  • Vin Santo
  • Review

Module 7

11 Places That Make Multiple Styles of Wine

  • Intro
  • Etna
  • Roero
  • Bolgheri
  • Collio
  • Langhe and Piemonte
  • Alto Adige/Sudtirol, Trentino, and Valdadige
  • Sicilia
  • IGPs
  • Review

Post Module

Course Wrap-up

  • Final Thoughts
  • Intro to Practice Test
  • Optional exam


More information:
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  • italian wine
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