Introduction to Wine Tasting

An introductory course covering the art of wine tasting for white, rosé, and red wines.

Get started with this online tasting course by Meritxell Falgueras

In this comprehensive online wine tasting course, led by sommelier Meritxell Falgueras, you’ll find a wealth of content designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the world of wines.

Whether you’re a novice or an enthusiast, this course offers an in-depth exploration of wines, enabling you to fully enjoy and share your wine experiences with family and friends. You’ll delve into the origins and histories of various wines, embark on a journey into wine tasting, and master the art of serving and savoring different wine varieties.

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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation of the course
Chapter 2 - Introduction
Chapter 3 - Tasting theory
Chapter 4 - The tasting senses
Chapter 5 - Wine defects
Chapter 6 - From Root to Stock
Chapter 7 - Classic red and white wines from around the world
Chapter 8 - Winemaking
Chapter 9 - Tasting of white wines
Chapter 10 - Rosé wine tasting
Chapter 11 - Tasting of red wines
Chapter 12 - The art of serving
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Before you go

Fundamentals of Wine Tasting

What you'll learn

In this comprehensive online wine-tasting course, we embark on a journey through the rich history of wine, gaining a deep appreciation for this revered beverage. The course begins with a thorough exploration of the foundational concepts associated with wine tasting, including its cultural significance.

We proceed to unravel the intricacies of wine tasting, delving into the techniques employed by experts to assess a wine’s qualities. The course encompasses the entire wine production process, elucidating the factors that influence a wine’s quality, from vineyard cultivation and grape types to global winemaking regions.

An introduction to oenology, the science, and art of winemaking, is also provided, along with insights into the production of white wine. Next, we venture into the world of white, rosé, and red wine tasting, guided by Meritxell Falgueras. Through this journey, we engage all our senses to discern the nuances and distinctions between wines.

The course culminates with a thorough exploration of wine service and its surroundings, covering topics such as proper serving techniques, temperature considerations, glassware selection, bottle types, and expert insights on pairings. Additionally, it delves into fascinating facets of the wine world, including its virtues and flaws.

Who is it for?

This online wine-tasting course is aimed at professionals or simply lovers of the world of wine who want to acquire those bases, knowledge, and notions to evolve with criteria in the study of wine.

What you’ll need

  • Catavinos glasses
  • Bourbon glasses
  • Burgundy glasses for whites
  • Chianti glasses for rosé wines
  • Bordeaux glasses for the reds
  • Riessling or Sauvignon Blanc aromatic white wine
  • White wine Chardonnay fermented in oak
  • Rosé wine of the year
  • Red wine with aging
  • Young red wine 1 or 2 years
  • Red wine 1 or 2 years
  • Red wine with reserve or gran reserva

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Very interesting

very good and attentive

andres rivas vanga

Knowledge about wines

This courses is good way for learning about wines.... Very detailed explanation.It was good information...

Mufadul Sikandar

Great job

Great job

Nikolas Tsafos

5 *


Nuno Guilherme

Meet your Instructor

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Sommelier and communicator

With four published books, media appearances and presence in social networks, Meritxell has been educating the public about wine culture for 20 years with a modern and casual language.

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What's included?

  • 1 h 45min of video
  • 10 Lessons
  • Podcast
  • Master class
  • Practical tasting
  • 11 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • Español
  • English, Español, Português, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), Português (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
  • Easy

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andres rivas vanga
Posted 1 month ago
Very interesting

very good and attentive

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Mufadul Sikandar
Posted 3 months ago
Knowledge about wines

This courses is good way for learning about wines.... Very detailed explanation.It was good information...

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Nuno Guilherme
Posted 4 months ago
5 *


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Nikolas Tsafos
Posted 5 months ago
Great job

Great job

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Cătălin Călin
Posted 6 months ago

All printable content is only in spanish.

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Posted 7 months ago
Couldn't finish

Sorry, the production quality of this one is too low.

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