The Cabrillo College Sensory Evaluation of Wine Varietals course provides a survey of wine grape varietals, including a comparative sensory evaluation of wine varietals, focusing on terroir effect and world winegrowing regions. The course is intended for the beginning and intermediate wine student, culinary student, wine professional, and consumer enthusiast. This course (CAHM 172B) together with the companion course CAHM 172A, Wine and Wine Service, form the foundation of the Cabrillo Wine Program. Sensory Evaluation of Wine Varietals is required for each of the three wine Skills Certificates.
In this overview course, you will learn:
- How to taste and evaluate wine
- Basics of viticulture
- Basics of winemaking
- Key wine varietals of the world
- Characteristics, winemaking options, and world regions of key varietals
- General wine vocabulary
This online course is only meant to complement the live online course being next taught at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. You can register here for the live online course, and this Wine-ed.com course is complimentary.
Sensory Evaluation of Wine Varietals (CAHM 172B)
Spring 2021 – January 25, 2021 to May 22, 2021
Mondays 6:00 – 8:05 PM
For more information about the Cabrillo College Wine Program, our course offerings, and our Skills Certificates, please click here to see the Course Catalog and scroll down to the Wine section.
The Sensory Evaluation of Wine Varietals course was written by professional wine educator and writer Laurie Love, WSET Level 3, CSW, FWS, and Sommelier. Ms. Love is WSET Level 3 certified with Distinction, a Certified Specialist of Wine, and a French Wine Scholar with Highest Honors. Ms. Love also graduated from the Cabrillo College Wine Program with Honors earning three Skills Certificates in wine. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.