Wine Culture and Society in Tuscany
Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality
Area of Study
Culinary Arts, Italian Culture, Nutrition and Food Science
Taught In English
Mandatory Lab Fee Required
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course is a specialized survey of the wine culture and society in Tuscany. The different wine producing zones of the region will be examined, from bigger makes such as Chianti and Super Tuscans to lesser-commercialized yet upcoming areas like Montecucco towards the south. On a socio-cultural level, the role of wine on the Tuscan table, festivities, customs, and social settings constitute an integral aspect of this course in order to introduce students to the underlying human context behind the production and service of Tuscan wines.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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