Classic World Wine Tour
This six-session course, created by ICE director of wine studies Richard Vayda, uses grape varietals, as well as winemaking regions, as the keys to understanding the full wine spectrum. You will receive a thorough introduction to winemaking, tasting, laws and labeling as you learn about wine components and taste some of the world’s most celebrated wines. In these six sessions, you will taste up to 60 wines. Session 1: Winemaking and Wine-Tasting Basics. Session 2: France: The Wines and Grapes of Burgundy and Bordeaux. Session 3: The Major Wines and Varietals of Italy. Session 4: Spanish and Warm-Climate Wines. Session 5: West Coast and New World Wines. Session 6: A Tour of Sparkling Wine.