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Wine 201 - Wines Of The World Online Course™

Cost: 199.00

DEMYSTIFY THE WINE WORLD

Once you know the basics of wine, you realize just how much more there is to learn. 

Wine 201 is designed to give you a deeper exploration of wine with an emphasis on wines relevant to the American market. Designed for both enthusiasts and professionals, this course provides the building blocks for continual exploration. 

You’ll navigate the wines of the world with Jess Helfand, a certified WSET instructor, and Diploma graduate. 

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

  • How the climate and grower’s influence on grapes impact the wine produced from them
  • Key grape varieties found in Europe and the New World, including their origins, preferred climates, and the styles of wine made from them
  • Fortified wines including Sherry and Port; and key sparkling wines and methods of production

Module 1

VITICULTURE & WINEMAKING

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify what physical properties of grapes make them the ideal base material for wine.
  • Identify the grape species most associated with wine.
  • Recognize the necessary factors required for grapevine growth.
  • Identify the key stages in the growth cycle of a grape.
  • Recognize the role of the grape growers in a vineyard and their techniques for vineyard management.
  • Identify the main threats to a vineyard’s health.
  • Differentiate among the three main climates and three temperature zones found in winegrowing regions.
  • Recognize the effects of climate and temperature on grapes.
  • Recognize the impacts of geography and topography on grape growing.
  • Recognize the steps leading up to fermentation.
  • Identify and differentiate the major steps involved in white and red winemaking.
  • Recognize the methods common in the production of Rosé and sweet wines.

Module 2

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION, STYLE & LABELING

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Define the term Geographic Indication and recognize the importance of a grape’s place of origin.
  • Identify the primary differences between Old World and New World regulations and labeling practices.
  • Recognize common labeling terms.
  • Differentiate between International and Indigenous grapes.

Module 3

INTERNATIONAL GRAPES

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Align each key international grape with its defining characteristics.
  • Understand the styles of wine made from each international grape variety.
  • Identify where each international grape variety is grown, including the location(s) and any notable appellations, climate(s), and associated wine styles.
  • Align the grapes that have two different names with their respective regions and differentiate the wine styles of each region.

Module 4

INDIGENOUS GRAPES

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Align the key Indigenous grapes of Italy with their associated regions, defining characteristics, and styles of wine.
  • Recognize key indigenous red and white grapes of Europe, including where they are grown, their intrinsic qualities, and the styles of wine produced.
  • Recognize key red and white grapes of the New World, including where they are grown, their intrinsic qualities, and the styles of wine produced.

Module 5

SPARKLING & FORTIFIED WINES

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the techniques common to most sparkling wine production.
  • Identify the techniques used in Traditional Method sparkling production.
  • Understand the grapes used in and styles of wine produced in common Traditional Method sparkling wines.
  • Identify the techniques used in Tank Method sparkling production.
  • Understand the grapes used in and styles of wine produced in common Tank Method sparkling wines.
  • Recognize the primary function Fortified wine served historically.
  • Identify the techniques used in Sherry production.
  • Understand and differentiate the main styles of Sherry.
  • Identify the techniques used in Port production.
  • Understand and differentiate the main styles of Port.

OPTIONAL FINAL EXAM

OPTIONAL FINAL EXAM

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • In order to earn your certificate for this course, you must achieve a score of 70% or higher on your final exam. But no worries, you have unlimited attempts to reach this score, and then you will receive your Wine 201 – Wines of the World certificate of completion!


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