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Grapes of Spain: Indigenous White Grapes
Spain's white grapes are diverse as the country itself, with dozens of varieties tracing their roots to the Iberian Peninsula. In this webinar, GuildSomm Interim Executive Director
and Master Sommelier
16 Apr 2021
Grapes of Spain: Tempranillo
Tempranillo is Spain's best-known and most prolific red grape. Responsible for many of Iberia’s most profound wines, Tempranillo’s range of expressions is as diverse as the appellations in which it is grown. In this in-depth webinar, ...
8 Apr 2021
Beaujolais: Winemaking Techniques
MS Chris Tanghe and Jennifer Angelosante of GuildSomm are joined by Maxime Perrachon of Laurent Perrachon & Fils for a presentation on key Beaujolais winemaking techniques.
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14 Dec 2020
New Zealand: South Island
In the second of two webinars on New Zealand, MS Chris Tanghe and GuildSomm Staff Writer Bryce Wiatrak discuss the wines of the country's South Island.
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1 Dec 2020
Médoc: Part 3
In MS Chris Tanghe's final webinar in the Médoc series, he highlights the appellations of Pauillac and Margaux and talks through tasting a number of Merlot-dominant Médoc wines.
23 Nov 2020
Southern Rhône Webinar: Part 2
In the final of two webinars on the Southern Rhône and Côtes du Rhône, MS Chris Tanghe discusses the distinct villages that make Côtes du Rhône-Villages wines.
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18 Nov 2020
New Zealand: North Island
In the first of two webinars on New Zealand, MS Chris Tanghe and GuildSomm Staff Writer Bryce Wiatrak cover the major wine regions of the country's North Island.
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28 Oct 2020
Médoc: Part 2
In MS Chris Tanghe's second webinar on the wines of the Médoc, he continues his lecture on the region's key winemaking and viticulture considerations and dives into the sub-regions of Haut-Médoc, St. Estèphe, St. J...
26 Oct 2020
Southern Rhône Webinar: Part 1
In the first of two webinars on Côtes du Rhône, MS Chris Tanghe covers the history, geography, and grapes of the southern Rhône Valley and outlines the major AOCs of the region, with a focus on Côtes du Rhône.
23 Oct 2020
Médoc: Part 1
In his first Médoc webinar in a three-part series, Master Sommelier Chris Tanghe gives an overview of the region, and tells the stories of some of the Left Bank's most famous estates while leading a tasting of the following second label wi...
12 Oct 2020
Loire Valley: Central Vineyards & Wine Business
In this final webinar in a three-part series on the Loire Valley, Master of Wine Ashley Hausman lectures on the major appellations of the Central Vineyards and discusses the business of wine in the Loire Valley. For easier navigation, see the timesta...
1 Oct 2020
Loire Valley: Pays Nantais & Anjou
In this second webinar in a three-part series on the Loire Valley, MS Chris Tanghe covers the major appellations of Pays Nantais and Anjou.
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14 Sep 2020
The Wines of Spain: Part 3
This webinar with MS Chris Tanghe is the final episode of a three-part series. Here, Chris covers the major wine regions of Aragón, Catalonia, Valencia, and the Balearic Islands with additional input from
. See ti...
26 Aug 2020
Loire Valley: Touraine and Saumur
In this first webinar in a three-part series on the Loire Valley, Master Sommelier Dave Yoshida lectures on the major appellations of Touraine and Saumur. Upcoming sessions will feature MS Chris Tanghe and MW Ashley Hausman and will cover Nan...
24 Aug 2020
The Wines of Spain: Part 2
This webinar with MS Chris Tanghe is the second in a three-part series. Here, Chris covers Galicia, Basque County, Madrid, and Sherry, with additional input from GuildSomm Staff Writer Bryce Wiatrak. See timestamps below for easier navigation. 00:03:...
5 Aug 2020
The Wines of Spain: Part 1
This webinar with MS Chris Tanghe is the first in a three-part series on the wines of Spain. Look out for information on the next two webinars soon! Here, Chris covers Castilla y León, Rioja, Castilla La Mancha and the Canary Islands. See time...
16 Jul 2020
This lecture on dessert wine is given by GuildSomm Staff Writer Bryce Wiatrak and features Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW. For easier navigation of topics, refer to the time codes below: 00:00:50 Introduction to Dessert Wine00:28:13 ...
17 Jun 2020
This webinar with Master Sommelier David Yoshida focuses on the wines of Rías Baixas and features conversations with Katia Álvarez of Martín Codáx and Vicky Mareque of Pazo Señorans. Note: The video can be made ful...
15 Jun 2020
CMS Intro: Germany
The Court of Master Sommeliers Introduction to Germany lecture, given by Christopher Bates. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo logo.
2 Jun 2020
Study Strategies: Part 3
In the final Study Strategies webinar with Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW, they continue the conversation around building a more robust plan for your wine studies. Ashley begins the session off with an in-depth look at the MW Practical (tas...
26 May 2020
Blind Tasting: Quality Assessment
Masters of Wine Ashley Hausman and Mary Margaret McCamic discuss methods of quality assessment in blind tasting, with a focus on Burgundy. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo logo.
21 May 2020
Study Strategies: Part 2
In the second webinar in the series, Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW team up and take study strategy one step further. Find out how you can better train for the tasting portion of the CMS exams. Chris will speak to all levels and share tips f...
18 May 2020
Champagne: Advanced Topics
Ruinart Chef de Caves Frédéric Panaiotis gives a lecture on considerations in Champagne production. Based on past Ruinart Challenge talks, this presentations covers: Control of alcoholic fermentation Oxidation and reduction Lights...
13 May 2020
Study Strategies: MS & MW Perspectives
In this webinar, Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW tackle questions students often consider when pursuing wine certification. From the philosophical (Why am I doing this?) to the practical (Where do I start? How does this fit into my life?), C...
11 May 2020
State of the Sommelier
Master Sommeliers Sabato Sagaria, John Ragan, Melissa Monosoff, and Geoff Kruth engage in a conversation about the state of the sommelier industry and offer insight on how beverage professionals may adapt to a changing hospitality landscape. No...
4 May 2020
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