AWSEC - Courses - Bordeaux L'Ecole du Vin - Your Official Certificate Issued by the CIVB Details
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Discovering Bordeaux Wine (Level 1)


Course Objective

To discover the diversity and quality of the world's largest fine wine region imparting the basic knowledge enabling participants to taste, describe and appreciate wines.

Course Information:

Session 1:

  • The origins of viticulture and winemaking
  • The basic economic background of Bordeaux wine
  • The language and technique of tasting

Session 2:


  • Viticulture and vine growing
  • Grape varieties, the AOC appellation system
  • Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac

Session 3:

  • The art of making red wines
  • Ageing red wines
  • Bottling and labeling and applicable legislation
  • Medoc and Graves

Session 4:

  • Dry white wines
  • Sweet white wines


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