Lambrusco online master class COMING SOON!
Lambrusco online master class COMING SOON!
For the very first time this unique master class is offering a complete view on Lambrusco family and biotypes: from Modena to Reggio, Parma and Bologna, from Montericco to Grasparossa, passing by Marani, Sorbara and Maestri. Topics include: Evolution of the vitis and the origin of cultivated vines; from wild vine to domestic vine; Lambrusco and his historical fame, from the rise of its tradition to the fall of the Roman empire; Vitis and viticulture during the "classic age"; Medieval time and traditions; Renaissance; Illuminismo in Emilia Romagna and the Industrial Revolution; Beginning and evolution of sparkling wine tradition in Emilia; XIX and XX centuries and the birth of "modern Lambrusco". The Lambrusco masterclass will also offer a deep look into local Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils, Geology) 3. Viticulture and Overview 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6. Lambrusco wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition.
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Southern France online class
Southern France online class
A full immersion into the Mediterranean wine regions of France; from its famous wine districts of Cote Azur, Provence, Languedoc, Corbieres, Rousillon and Southern Rhone, to its most important grape varieties, clones and biotipes: Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, Cinsault, Picpul, Clairette, Manseng and more. A detailed look at the subregions and the wines produced from Southern France, one of the most important wine economy of the world and a significant growing market worldwide. Topics include: 1. History (Ancient history, Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans, middle age, XVII and XVIII centuries, XX century); 2. Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils, Geology) 3. Viticulture and Overview (Wine Districts and Terroirs, Grapes, Wine making styles and traditions, Statistics, Vines and distribution, Main chacateristics 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6. French wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition.
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Rhone online master class
Rhone online master class
Often mentioned as one of the three best regions in France (along with Burgundy and Bordeaux), the Rhône Valley is a very important, diverse, extended wine region known in the wine world for its variety of earthy red wines. The Northern and Southern Rhône are unique, each with vastly different geography, climate, soils and grape varieties, but share one thing in common – the Rhône River, protagonist of the unique terroir.Rhône wine is produced mainly from Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre. Topics include: 1. History (from the III century BC to the Middle age, Renaissance, Napoleon period, all the way to the XX century); 2. Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils, Geology) 3. Viticulture and Overview (Wine Districts and Terroirs, Grapes, Wine making styles and traditions, Statistics, Vines and distribution, Main chacateristics 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6. Rhone wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition. 8. Major producers.
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Rioja online class COMING SOON!
Rioja online class COMING SOON!
A deep look into one of the most exciting wine region in the world. Rioja is a privileged region for growing grapes and making top-quality wines, with a unique personality and an exceptional aptitude for ageing. The small valleys of Rioja contain a large portion of the biodiversity in Spain (36%) due to their unique climate and terrain. This diversity also explains why Rioja wines can be so different in style and flavor across the entire region. Topics will include: 1. History (Ancient history, Greeks and Romans, Moorish time and middle age, XVII and XVIII centuries, XX century); 2. Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils, Geology) 3. Viticulture and Overview (Wine Districts and Terroirs, Grapes, Wine making styles and traditions, Statistics, Vines and distribution, Main chacateristics 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6.Rioja wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition. 8. Major producers.
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Wines of Spain online class
Wines of Spain online class
A full immersion into the classic wine regions of Spain, from its famous wine districts of Rioja, Ribera, Priorat, Castilla, Rias Baixas, Penedes and Jerez, to its most important grape varieties, clones and biotipes: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Monastrell, Vioura, Albarino, Macabeo and more. A detailed look at the regions and the wines produced from Spain, one of the most important wine economy of the world and the fastest growing market in US. Topics include: 1. History (Ancient history, Greeks and Romans, Moorish time and middle age, XVII and XVIII centuries, XX century); 2. Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils) 3. Viticulture and Overview (Wine Districts and Terroirs, Grapes, Wine making styles and traditions, Statistics, Vines and distribution, Main chacateristics 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6. Spanish wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition
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Wines of Piemonte online class
Wines of Piemonte online class
The wines of Piemonte, an in depth course on one of the most important and famous wine region in the entire world. A highly complex universe shaped by Nebbiolo’s stubborn personality, a long aging wine making tradition and history, a marvellous and unique terroir, a clash of local techniques, famous regions and esoteric wine districts. This course will also take a detailed look on most relevant native grape varietals, such as Barbera, Dolcetto, Pelaverga, Arneis, Cortese and Erbaluce. Join Advanced Sommelier and Master Taster Giammario Villa, an Italian native and qualified wine expert, for an in-depth masterclass on this Italian enological jewel. We will talk about the history, the regulations, the terms, the terroirs, the villages and the geological factors behind Piemonte.
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Wine Tasting Technique online master class
Wine Tasting Technique online master class
An in-depth course on how to scientifically taste and evaluate a wine, combining visual, olfactory, and taste examination, including concepts of balance, intensity, persistence, quality, state of evolution, and harmony. Learn how to pay attention to details, memorizing every sensation to fully read and understand every wine, evaluating quality, category and typicality, linking every clue to variety, terroir, and evolution. Join Advanced Sommelier and Master Taster Giammario Villa, for a full immersion into the most advanced and complete wine-tasting technique. You also analyze and talk about terroir, appellations, grape varieties, viticultural techniques, wine-making methods, historical significances, and wine classification system, from a wine-tasting perspective. The course is recommended for working professionals (wine and beverage directors, restaurateurs, business owners in the wine and food industry, journalists, PR, wine sales reps, etc.) and wine enthusiasts.
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Wine and Food Pairing online master class
Wine and Food Pairing online master class
The science of wine and food pairing. This course will lead us through a true food “sensory analysis”, to fully understand the harmony of a recipe and choose the best wine pairing. Topics include Visual analysis: Learn how to evaluate presentation and appearance; Olfactory analysis: Learn how to recognize fragrances and quality; Taste analysis: Develop your senses to detect and classify tactile sensations such as sweet, sour, sapid, bitter, spice, oiliness, greasiness, succulence, aromatics, persistence, and finally, structure and balance. Food and wine pairing will be analyzed by: Seasons; Local/Regional Traditions; Concordance and Contrast. The course will also offer an extended study of all major food categories such as: Eggs; Sauces; Oils; Solid fats; Vinegars; Spices and Aromatic Herbs; Grains; Seafood; Meat; Charcuterie; Vegetables; Mushrooms and truffles; Milk and Yogurt; Cheese; Pastry; Fruits; Coffees and Teas.
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Volcanic Wines online class
Volcanic Wines online class
Italy is located just above the convergence between the Eurasian Plate and the northward moving African Plate, which helps explain why it possesses the only active volcanoes in mainland Europe. Discover how this impact on the quality of wines through a full course on Italian volcanic wine districts, north to south: from Etna and famous Nerello and Carricante to Garganega grape in Soave, passing by the Roman hills, Vesuvio volcano and more! Topics will include: 1. History (Ancient history, Greeks and Romans, Middle Age, Renaissance, XVII and XVIII centuries, XX century); 2. Geography (Main regions, Climate and Weather, Soils, Geology) 3. Viticulture and Overview (Wine Districts and Terroirs, Grapes, Wine making styles and traditions, Statistics, Vines and distribution, Main chacateristics 4. Wine districts 5. Labels and Wine Classification 6.Volcanic wines in the international market 7. Food and wine pairing tradition. 8. Major producers.
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Wines of Tuscany online class
Wines of Tuscany online class
The first complete master class on new and traditional wines and wine districts of Tuscany, from famous Sangiovese in Montalcino and Chianti Classico, to new districts like Bolgheri, Scansano or old medieval villages like Montepulciano or San Gimignano. The course focuses on the comparison between "traditional" Tuscany and "modern" Tuscany. The inland area of Chianti Classico represents the ancient wine making traditions which made Tuscany famous among nobles and kings in Europe during the Middle Ages. The coastal area (Bolgheri, Scansano) represents the new style of wine making, known also worldwide for its Super Tuscan wines. The course will give an in depth knowledge about these districts: Montalcino, Carmignano, Chianti classico, Bolgheri and Scansano.
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