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Region-Specific Tastings

Italy, Italy, Italy — what a beautiful country and what diversity of wine. Diversity is both the glory and the bane of Italian wines.

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From $65

Whether you are just getting started on your wine journey or interested in expanding out of your comfort zone (such as California, France, etc.) into the wines of Italy, this course was specifically designed for you

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From $250

This series explores the best Italy has to offer: Amarone, Barolo, Brunello Cartizze and more. Each class highlights a specific region giving attendees a unique chance to taste Italy’s unparalleled wines.

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France is the birthplace of most noble grape varieties we know today: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay, and others.

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From $65

Specialist of Texas Wine is a first-of-its-kind program that offers a comprehensive series of classes featuring the unique wines and wine regions of Texas.

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From $295

This wine tasting class is targeted to the consumer who wants to know more about France — the history, geology, and wine styles — but without an exam.

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From $85

Take a deep dive into Italy, digging into the regions to learn about the history and terroir of your favorite appellations, as well as some you’ve never heard of!

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This class delves into the wines of California, beyond just Napa and Sonoma. Discover which varietals thrive and produce quality wines in lesser-known regions.

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From $85

This class is designed to provide an overview of the wonderful wines of Spain including key wine-producing regions and the styles of wine made in those regions.

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From $65

The French Wine Scholar Study and Certification program provides current, accurate, and in-depth information on the wines and wine regions of France.

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From $950

Do you like Australian wines? We look at the regions of Margaret River, Barossa, Clare & Eden Valley plus Coonawarra, each of which offers a unique personality, grape, and style.

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From $65

South Africa is a beautiful country with very diverse fauna and flora. It offers complex, elegant, and powerful wines from many different grape varietals.

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From $65

South America is so interesting and varied, yet many of us overlook it when it comes to wine. South American wines offer exceptional value and quality.

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From $65

The Advanced Course extends the series of classes that were initiated in Level 1 but featuring more in-depth information on the wine regions of Texas, their characteristics, and their unique wines and styles.

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From $395

Texas Fine Wine – which includes Bending Branch Winery, Duchman Family Winery, Pedernales Cellars and Spicewood Vineyards – will teach a Texas wine class on Tuesday, March 28 from 7-9 p.m. In addition to providing background and trends about the Texas wine industry and the vast number of wine varieties that prosper in Texas, the group will feature wines from different vineyards to illustrate soil types, microclimates and other factors that influence the character of the wines.

Please join us for this tasting of 12 exceptional Texas wines while learning about what makes Texas one of the most exciting and diverse wine regions.

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The course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country’s need-to-know wines.

 

IWS Prep is your passport to understanding Italian wine. It also acts as a stepping-stone to the internationally acclaimed Italian Wine Scholar certification program.

 

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From $400