Upon successful completion participants will be able to use appropriate wine vocabulary to describe the basic wine types and identify their distinguishing features. Everything you learn in this workshop will help you prepare for WSET I or optionally earn a Winologie Skills Badge from the Paso Robles Wine Academy.
Pre-req: Must have finished level I
Review of the AC Noble Wine Aroma Wheel. Three Types of Wine Aromas. Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Wine Aromas. Where do they come from? How does the grape juice become wine?
Blind Taste 6 wines and complete the 20-point tasting sheet and compare notes with fellow participants.
Pre-req: Must have finished level I & II
A short overview of the art and science of grape growing and wine making; Terroir; Single Varietals vs Blends; Old World vs New World Wines. Blind Taste a set of representative old and new world wines and compare notes with fellow participants.