Italian Wine Specialist™
Classes are held every Monday evening from May 3rd to June 21st from 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Advanced Wine Course on Italian Wine
The Italian Wine Specialist™ is part of the Advanced Diploma Program. It is a semester-long study into the wine and culture of Italy.
- Aosta Valley
- Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
- Friuli-Venezia Giulia
- Marche, Abruzzo & Molise
- Lazio & Umbria
- Campania & Basilicata
- Sicily, Sardinia, & Calabria
The Italian Wine Specialist™ is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the wines of Italy. It surveys the wine-producing regions from Aosta Valley to Sicily. The wine course identifies essential styles, wine producers, and vintages of Northern and Central Italy. Extensive reference materials—for growing zones, grape varieties, and top producers— provide essential information for winemakers, restaurateurs, and sommeliers, as well as for wine enthusiasts.
Italy is one the most diverse wine countries in the world of wine; it offers alpine landscapes, volcanic terroir, endless microclimates, and a prehistoric winemaking culture that was impacted by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans. Plus, hundreds of indigenous and nativized grape varieties are grown across Italy. In this program, you will get to experience many of them.
Comprehensive and engaging, this wine course. It is the perfect semester for anyone who wants to know more about the vast viticultural treasures cultivated within Italy.