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