Webinars
  • Franciacorta: Winemaking & Styles

    In the second webinar of this two-part series, MS  discusses the winemaking techniques of Franciacorta and the region's range of wine styles, including Pas Dosé, Brut, the regional specialty Sat&egrav...
    • 24 Sep 2021
  • Chablis

    In this webinar recorded on July 13, 2021, MS  covers the history, geography, viticulture, and famed Kimmeridgian soil of Burgundy's largest white winegrowing region and introduces Chablis's AOPs. This presentation p...
    • 15 Jul 2021
  • Introduction to Franciacorta

    In the first webinar of this two-part series, MS  explores the history, culture, geography, and grapes at the root of Franciacorta, the traditional-method sparkling wine from Northern Italy. This webinar was recorded on...
    • 28 Jun 2021
  • 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. https://vimeo.com/490871526 Note: The vid...
    • 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. https://vimeo.com/485691277 Note: The video can be made full screen by cli...
    • 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. https://vimeo.com/478584216 N...
    • 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. https://vimeo.com/479000172 Note: The vi...
    • 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. https://vimeo.com/473032748 Note: The video can be made f...
    • 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. http...
    • 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. https://vimeo.com/457832175 Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to...
    • 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
  • Dessert Wine

    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
  • Rías Baixas

    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
  • 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. https://vimeo.com...
    • 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
  • 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