Introduction to red and white wine

Does the wine aisle of your store or the wine list of that special restaurant sometimes leave you befuddled? How can you tell if you’d prefer the Chardonnay from California or from France? What red wine would best complement the beef stew you’re preparing?

If you’d like to learn more about the intriguing world of wine, you’ve come to the right place. In this course, we’ll look at the most popular red and white wine varietals, how they’re made, how to recognize their distinct characteristics, how to judge their appearance, and how best to pair those wines with food.

I find wine to be endlessly fascinating, and I hope that my passion for this most nuanced of beverages can inspire you to further your study. Take the next step in your wine education by embarking on this course with me. It might be the beginning of a wine adventure that lasts a lifetime.

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   Teacher: Paul Kalemkiarian


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  “I enjoyed the course and learned some interesting things. That sort of surprised me since I thought that I am fairly knowledgeable about wine.”

  “Lots of great information for both new and experienced wine drinkers. Well written & most enjoyable. Well done!”

  “Extremely informative! I learned so much about the nuances of white and red wine. The author’s expertise showed through every lesson. I have also gained a deeper curiosity for the vast possibilities of wine as an art.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Overview of Red Wines
Lesson 2. Popular Red Wine Varietals
Lesson 3. How Red Wine Is Made
Lesson 4. Red Wine Appearance
Lesson 5. Red Wine Pairing
Lesson 6. White Wine Overview
Lesson 7. Popular White Wine Varietals
Lesson 8. How White Wine Is Made
Lesson 9. White Wine Appearance
Lesson 10. White Wine Pairing
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  • Format
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  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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