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This is an ideal course for anyone with a love for wine and wine tasting. In a matter of 3 months, this course will provide you with a broad understanding of the principles and practices of the wine industry, with a focus on Czech wines.
Course topics will include wine tasting lessons, wine production, grape varieties, the history of wine and more…
You will gain a lot of knowledge of the wine industry in a fun and educational setting. Each lesson includes guided tastings of local and international wines.
The course will be led by instructors Isabelle (French) or Andrea (Czech), wine enthusiasts and experts based in Prague, and the original founders of the Wine Travel in Czech company.
Both instructors have successfully finished level 3 at WSET – Wines and Spirits International Weinakademie Österreich and passed its final exam to receive their Advanced certificate.
6 sessions taking place every other Monday from 6:30 pm (day can be modified according to your agenda). Courses begin Thursday, 8 October, 2020.
Following classes will be:
19.10 / 2.11 / 16.11 / 30.11 /7.12
Missed class might be replaced with extra lesson.
An educational but fun way to learn how to taste wine. Tasting wine is different than tasting just about anything else you can think of. All the swirling and sniffing might seem like an affectation. These steps really serve an important purpose: helping us make sense of the complex and mysterious nuances of wine.
*to those who already had this lesson, we will add an extra lesson for free.
Wine has been a popular beverage of mankind for thousands of years. This lesson will review its amazing history and understand the plant itself from the roots to the fruit.
You’ve probably heard that great wine begins in the vineyard; but if you step back and get a wider perspective, you’ll realize there is even more behind it: temperature, climate, elevation, soil type, and geographic.
While the process of making wine may not seem all that complicated, there are many factors winemakers must consider to create a fine drop – everything from the weather to the laws to the costs involved. It is definitely not as simple as just crushing grapes! Learn how wine is made, from picking grapes to bottling wine.
There are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes in the world. Learn about the most popular grapes and wine blends in the world. Learning about grape varieties is a great foundation to expanding your wine knowledge and learning which wine styles you prefer.
While perfect wine and food pairings have much to do with personal taste, it is also true that certain wines do often work best with particular dishes. The basics of successful matches are relatively straightforward, though not always easy to achieve. Learn more about matching food and wine as well as correct service and storage.
New World vs Old World wine labels: Wine labels are filled with information. Some of it is critical to understanding what is in the bottle, and some of it is just marketing jargon. There are some basic formulas that can help you understand the sometimes-confusing messaging on wine labels.