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WINE 201 – WINES OF THE WORLD ONLINE COURSE

Cost: $199

LEARN ABOUT WINE ONLINE

Wine shouldn’t be shrouded in mystery, and knowledge shouldn’t feel out of reach! This course is perfect for the intermediate student ready to continue their exploration of the world of wine. Wine 201 picks up where Wine 101 left off and covers a broad range of topics, from fundamentals of fermentation to styles of sparkling wine. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation of wines of the world to the enthusiast and professional alike. Wine 201 is divided into 5 modules, each introducing key topics and building a broad base of wine knowledge. Infographics and maps help to make a whole host of wine information accessible and easily digestible. Get ready to explore the impact of a growing region’s climate and topography on a wine’s style, methods of wine production, and wine made from popular and lesser-known grape varieties. The course is 100% self-paced, you have a full 12-months of unrestricted access and there is an optional exam at the end so you can earn your certificate! No prerequisites, although Wine 101 or equivalent knowledge is strongly recommended.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

COURSE OUTLINE & LEARNING OBJECTIVES

MODULE 1 – VITICULTURE & WINEMAKINGUpon 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

  • 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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