Wine Styles

Sparkling Wines of the World

Course Curriculum

  • What makes the bubbles?

    • Traditional Method​

    • Other methods

  • Styles

    • Dry vs Sweet​

    • Rose!

    • Vintage

  • Important regions

    • Champagne​

    • Italy: Prosecco

    • Spain: Cava

    • USA

  • Pairing

    • Basic principals 

    • Classic Pairings

  • Sparkling Wine Service

Champagne

Sweet Wines

Course Curriculum

  • Winemaking and Styles

    • Late Harvest​

    • Botrytis

    • Fortification

    • Drying

  • Important Regions

    • France​

      • Sauternes

      • Banyuls 

      • Loire Valley

      • Regions for Muscat

    • Portugal & Port

    • Spain & Sherry

    • Arizona

  • Pairing Concepts

    • Beyond Dessert​

    • Chocolate

    • Fruit and Nuts

    • Caramel and Toffee

  • How to sell it!

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