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Houston, Texas - Italian Wine Scholar Classes - Central & Southern Italy
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Become an Italian Wine Scholar!
Wine Scholar Guild
Course on Central & Southern Italy
Tuesdays, September 18 - November 6, 6:30-9:30pm
The Texas Wine School; 2301 Portsmouth, Houston, TX77098
Taught by Giorgio Caflisch, a CMS Certified Sommelier and Italian Wine Scholar with Highest Honors. He
is an Italian Wine Ambassador,
certified by the Vinitaly International Academy in Verona, Italy.
The 24-hour course provides detailed, up-to-date coverage of Italian wines, as well as an introduction to Italian history, geography, viticulture and winemaking. You will:
Develop specialist knowledge of the DOC, DOCG and note-worthy IGP wines of each Italian region
Appreciate the historical and cultural context of Italian wine
Consider the vineyard and winery factors that contribute to wine styles
Develop assessment and description skills as you sample a range of exemplary wines, including many that are rare and difficult-to-source
In addition to the classroom presentations and tastings, the study materials include:
A comprehensive illustrated reference book. with custom maps, charts, etc.
Interactive online study modules for each region
Online quizzes, flash cards and learning games for self-evaluation
Glossary and pronunciation exercises
Exam December 9