Italian Wine Appreciation: A Sensorial Analysis

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Wine Appreciation: A Sensorial Analysis

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • 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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