Wine Courses in Florence

wineThe wine course is an extraordinary opportunity to discover, enjoy and learn about all of the different aspects and subtleties of Italian wine and food.

The programme consists of 2 parts. The theory part will introduce students to the art of cultivating vines, methods and preservation of the best wines.

On the other hand, the practical part consists of tastings to get to know and to recognize wines from different Italian regions: 24 quality wines will be presented and tasted!!!

During the course there will also be the opportunity to visit a renowned winebar.
For a better understanding, tables, maps and other visual support materials will be used. Topics such as how to match wine and food together, and comparing Italian wines to foreign wines, will be dealt with.

The topics dealt with by the course are:

  • how to read the label of a bottle of Italian wine;
  • the classification of Italian wines (house wine or origin label, D.O.C and D.O.C.G.);
  • the traditional techniques of cultivation, fermentation and ageing used in Italy;
  • wine tasting and terminology;
  • wine production in Italy and its consumption;
  • new developments and non traditional wines;
  • Tuscan production, the North-West (Piemonte), the North-East (Friuli, South-Tirol, and other regions, particularly in the centre and in the South).

 

Course Facts

DurationCourse N°LessonsClass SizeFees
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1 meeting 522 1 meeting of 3 hours minimum 6 students € 105
Course Facts & Notes
  • Our Wine course provides you an introduction to the art of wine cultivation, including wine tasting of the most well-known Italian wines
  • Level recommended: elementary
  • Accommodation service is provided only to students which are enrolled in an Italian language course

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