Italian Wine Scholar: Northern Italy

Quick Details

  • Duration: 3 Hour courses
  • Schedule: Tuesdays 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. for 8 weeks

The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum is an Italian wine education program designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization program on Italy bar none! It was created by native Italian, Maurizio Brioggi, DWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia.The program provides all the tools necessary to successfully master the wines of Italy at a professional level.

The Italian Wine Scholar Unit 1 covers the regions in Northern Italy, from Valle d’Aosta to Friuli Venezia Giulia, down to Emilia Romagna and everything in between. The course covers Italian wine law, grape varieties and their organoleptic profiles, viticulture, winemaking, wine industry trends and economics and all DOCs and DOCGs with their regulations, wine styles and specificities. This core body of knowledge is important whether you sell wine, buy wine or teach about wine.

The Italian Wine Scholar Program Unit One covers Italian wine law, grape varieties and their organoleptic profiles, viticulture, winemaking, wine industry trends and economics and all DOCs and DOCGs with their regulations, wine styles and specificities. This core body of knowledge is important whether you sell wine, buy wine or teach about wine.

Unit One covers:

  • Foundation
  • Valle d’Aosta, Lombardia
  • Liguria, Emilia-Romagna
  • Piemonte (northern Piemonte & Monferrato)
  • Piemonte (alba)
  • Trentino, Alto Adige
  • Veneto
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia