Wine Appreciation II: Wines of Italy

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Wine Appreciation II: Wines of Italy

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Wine Appreciation I or equivalent. Unofficial transcript submission required.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course has been designed to provide students with an advanced working knowledge of wine appreciation. Emphasis is placed on sensory evaluation, deep flavor analysis, organoleptic components of wine, how to detect wine faults, and the role of chemistry in wine flavors. Course topics will be covered through a complete overview of the most important Italian wine Denominations. Students will be guided to professional wine appreciation that will include comparative, blind, and vertical wine tastings.

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