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James Suckling Teaches Wine Appreciation

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Teaches Wine Appreciation

Called one of the “world’s most powerful wine critics,” James Suckling has tasted more than 200,000 wines over the past 40 years. In his wine tasting MasterClass, James tours legendary Tuscan vineyards and teaches you to explore the stories, history, and people behind every bottle. Deepen your knowledge of the properties in each sip, cultivate your passion, and choose, order, and pair wines with confidence.


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1. Introduction
2. Tasting Techniques: Conducting a Blind Tasting
3. Discerning Flavors and Aromas: Student Tasting Experience
4. Meet the Maker: An Introduction
5. Appreciation on Location, Part 1: A Vertical Tasting
6. Appreciation on Location, Part 2: Barrel Tasting
7. Primary Factors of Influence: In the Vineyard
8. Storing and Curating: A Home Cellar
9. Education and Etiquette: Reading a Wine List
10. Breaking the Rules of Pairings: A Tuscan Luncheon
11. Closing

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James Suckling


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