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Sneak Peek of Rías Baixas

Denomination of Origin (DO) Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape, an indigenous variety that produces some of the wo...

Jamie Drummond

Senior Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada

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The 1855 Classification & its Impact on Bordeaux

In 1855, Napoleon III requested an official classification of the best Bordeaux châteaux for the Exposition Universelle de Paris. The...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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Koji Basics

This topic will explore the different types of koji used in shochu production and the profile each imparts in the bottle.

Michael Tremblay

Learning Facilitator
Toronto, Canada

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The Appassimento technique

The term Appassimento means withering in Italian and refers to the process of partially drying wine grapes before fermentation. This techniq...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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The Legendary Hill of Hermitage

Rising up from the town of Tain-l'Hermitage, on the eastern banks of the Rhône river, the majestic Hermitage hill is one of most rever...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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Pairing Greek Wines With Food

The question of how to best pair wine with food has been the cause of much debate among wine professionals, particularly Sommeliers. Through...

Terry Kandylis

Learning Facilitator
Greece

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Parallel fermentation

This topic will explore the differences between wine and sake making, and the unique attributes that Japanese sake making possesses.

Michael Tremblay

Learning Facilitator
Toronto, Canada

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Georgian Wine Through the Ages

The small country of Georgia, nestled in the Caucasus mountains, was the birthplace of winemaking some 8000 years ago. This audio capsule wi...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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The Great Mount Etna

In Andrea Bacci’s 1596 book “De Naturali Vinorum Historia” the deliciousness of the wines produced on the hills surroundin...

Mattia Cianca

Learning Facilitator
Bordeaux, France

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The Evolution of Muscadet

Muscadet is the westernmost wine region of the Loire Valley, situated around the city of Nantes on the western central coast of France. Just...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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