WineMasters Class 1 - Wine course ranking higher than WSET 3
What you'll learn
- Learn about all wine regions, grapes, the winemaking proces and food parings in 8 seasons
- This complete course will help you achieve your (WSET) Wine diploma's
- Raking higher than WSET Level 3
- 8 seasons containing 48 episodes, 96 Wine & Food pairings, 48 Wine experiments
- You need te be a Wine & Food lover
- Have some basic Wine knowledge
Your teachers are Christy Canterbury MW - Master of Wine & Andreas Larsson - World's Best Sommelier 2007, who will teach you all about wines, wine regions, grapes, winemaking and food parings.
The Master Classes are ranked higher than WSET level 3
WineMasters Class Part 1
Part of a 48 episodes/ 8 seasons series covering all wine regions and grapes. 96 wine and food parings and countless wine making techniques explained, 48 experiments and lots of fun!
Austria makes some of the greatest dry white wines on the planet, both in terms of value and overall quality. The Danube River going through the north-eastern part of the country provides ideal conditions for the rock star white grape varieties Grüner Veltliner and Riesling. You will learn to train your palate and all about the Austrian wine regulations, one of the strictest wine laws in the world and be surprised about two wine and food pairings. To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try to taste a good Grüner Veltliner and Riesling from Austria.
Although California is quite a young wine growing area in comprising with the most of the European wine regions, it has a lot of history. You will learn about the ups and downs in the region, including the Judgement of Paris which has put California wines on the map. Learn about the bold Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa and Chardonnay from Sonoma and Zinfandel from the Sierra Foothills. The experiment will explain how wine is made from grapes. To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try to taste a different styles of Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel from California.
Western Loire Valley
The Loire Valley is most famous for its castles along the longest river of France, but it is also a very divers wine region. In this episode we focus on the western part of the Valley, discussing the wine regions of Touraine, Anjou-Saumur and Nantais. Sur Lie, a wine term that can be found on label of Muscadet wines, will be explained in our experiment. To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try as much different wines made from Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc and Muscadet.
Southern Rhône Valley
From the friendly and easy-drinking Côte du Rhône to the prestigious Châteauneuf-du-Pape, we will be rolling through the terroirs of the Southern Rhône Valley, discussing red and white wines made of a wide variety of grapes. The influence of oak ageing will be discussed in our experiment and of course how you can detect these influences in the wine. To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try to a wide range of southern Rhône wines like Côte du Rhône, Vacqueyras, Gigondas and Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Tuscany is one of the oldest wine regions in Europe and mostly known for Chianti. This episode will explain you all about the Sangiovese grape and different wines made from this variety. In the experiment we will focus on tannins, what are tannins and how can you detect them? To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try to taste different Sangiovese wines; Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and Brunello.
German Burgunders - Pinots
It is not only in Burgundy where the Pinot family thrives, in Germany the grape varieties are very popular and are called Burgunder here. You will learn about Spätburgunder, Weissburgunder, and Grauburgunder for Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Gris respectively. The experiment will demonstrate that there is much to tell by just looking at a wine. To better understand the blind tastings in this episode try German Pinot wines from different areas made from Spätburgunder, Weissburgunder, and Grauburgunder.
Who this course is for:
- (WSET) Wine Students
- Wine Course Students
- Sommelier Certification Students
- (Student) Sommelier
- Wine Scholar
- Wine & Spirit Education
- Wine & Food Lovers
Andreas Larsson is the Best Sommelier of the World (2007 ASI). He has a discerning palate and is a passionate wine lover. He is known not only for his incredible tasting abilities and vast knowledge, but also for his friendly and professional approach. He has a relaxed manner and is a highly sought after taster, speaker and educator within the vast field of gastronomy, food, wine and other beverages.
I am a Master of Wine who lives between Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood and the vineyards of the world. I was the 7th woman in the US to earn the MW title. There are just over 50 Masters of Wine in the US; many more people have been into outer space! My wine career began after a tour in finance that began in Dallas and ended in New York by way of Paris, where my budding passion for wine was cemented.