October Monthly Bulletin | New Bourgogne Master-Level Program and More!
Plus get ready for our new next online series, Soil Signatures
OCTOBER MONTHLY BULLETIN
NEW BOURGOGNE MASTER-LEVEL|LAUNCH NOV. 2
Re-imagined and completely revised, the new Bourgogne Master-Level program sets a new standard in advanced wine education.
Structured around the terroirs of Bourgogne, each month will focus on a specific sub-region and deliver a wealth of comprehensive and up-to-date study aids. You will find reading assignments from the manual, recorded sessions from an incredible panel of renowned instructors and Bourgogne specialists, and recorded interviews with leading Bourgogne experts.
NEW ONLINE SERIES| SOIL SIGNATURES STARTS OCT 11
Join our incredible panel of top producers and experts from October 11 to explore one of the key tenets of terroir: the notion that a wine’s fundamental character is derived from its place of origin. Do soil signatures exist? How do climate and topography come into play?
Over eight webinars, our instructors and panelists will explore this topic in general while closely examining twelve of the most significant vineyard soils in the wine world: Clay, Limestone/Chalk/Marl, Schist/Slate, Volcanics, Sand/Sandstone, Granite, and Gravels/Rolled Pebbles.
WSG PROGRAMS | 100 APP WORLDWIDE!
We are thrilled to announce that our school network has just reached 100 Program Providers in 30 countries around the world! WSG Program Providers offer the opportunity to wine students to follow our French, Italian and Spanish programs with unique classroom experience and extensive tutored tastings.
FREE BLOG | THE GREAT DEBATE: THE LANGUAGE OF WINE
In this edition of our Great Debate series, Andrew Jefford — wine writer and the Wine Scholar Guild’s Academic Advisor — is joined by William Kelley, wine critic for Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, to discuss a host of issues facing the language of wine and its primary vehicle of communication: the celebrated (or maligned, depending on your point of view) tasting note.
BLOG| Trebbiano: The Most Perplexing Nine Letters in Italian Wine?
Trebbiano is perhaps the most perplexing of Italian grapes. It appears in vineyards across the Italian peninsula. In the case of Trebbiano Toscano and Trebbiano Romagnolo, they are among the most widely planted white wine grapes in Italy. The potential for variability is astounding...
BLOG | Vine to Wine: A Year of Viti/Vini - September
Now that fall has arrived, winemakers turn their attention to the harvest. It is an exciting time. The culmination of all the hard work in the vineyards is realized in the moments the grapes are picked.Vineyard managers can relax now, but the winemaker’s job is just getting started.
The September edition is coming soon: subscribe to the blog updates to be notified as soon as the next Vine to Wine blog is posted.
MEMBER WEBINAR |The History of Bourgogne with Tanya Morning Star Darling
Explore the Bourgogne region from the ancient, and dramatic geological events which created the soils, and Côtes, to the Romans, the Church, the Dukes, Napoleon, to the thousands of growers and producers that make up the diverse mosaic of wines that is Bourgogne.