SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
INTRO TO WINES OF THE WORLD
Section: WS 110-701
Credits: 3 credit hours
Availability: 22 (Capacity: 25)
Online Study (Asynchronous)
Study online anytime; no mandatory meeting time
This course is a comprehensive class covering the basics of wine, taste and evaluation of wines, and the most prominent wine regions in the world. Specifically, we will study wines, terroir, and wine laws from the following countries and states: France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California, Washington, Oregon, and New York, with emphasis on the Finger Lakes region. Other regions from Europe, the Mediterranean, and the United States may also be evaluated. This class will also study the history of wine and introduce all of the major grape varieties. A tasting lab will be included with each class where we will study wines’ appearance, aroma, taste, and texture. Wine descriptors and terminology will be learned and enhanced as the class progresses. To complete the wine tasting portion of the course students must be 21 or older OR Students under age 21 can still register for the class but will not be permitted to taste wine and will be given alternate assignments.
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