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Italian Wine Specialist™

Monday, October 22 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, happening 8 times

$550 – $699
Italian Wine Specialist


Out of stock!Italian Wine Specialist™ with National Certification$699This option includes national sommelier certification via the National Wine School, consulting, and access to the NWS online education center.

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Out of stock!Italian Wine Specialist™$550This ticket is for auditing our critically acclaimed wine course. This is perfect for students who are looking to attend the course purely for self-enrichment.

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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.

Classes are held every Monday evening from October 22nd to December 17th. No class on December 10th.

  • Aosta Valley
  • Piemonte
  • Liguria
  • Lombardia
  • Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
  • Friuli-Venezia Giulia
  • Veneto
  • Emilia-Romagna
  • Toscana
  • Marche
  • Umbria
  • Tuscany
  • Marche, Abruzzo & Molise
  •  Lazio & Umbria
  • Campania & Basilicata
  • Puglia
  • 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.


Monday, October 22
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$550 – $699
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