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Webinar – Rioja: Historic Superb Quality

Webinar – Rioja: Historic Superb Quality

Host: Christian OggenfussdipWSET and CEO, NVWA Presenter: Dr. Liz Thach, MW What we covered: Rioja DOCa is among the world’s top 5 classic wine regions; people have known the style and ageability of these Tempranillo-based blends since the mid-1800’s. This webinar...

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Webinar – Rioja: Tempranillo and Beyond

Webinar – Rioja: Tempranillo and Beyond

After viewing the webinar, let us know your thoughts and be entered to win a $50 Gift Certificate to be used towards the purchase of any Napa Valley Wine Academy proprietary course.Host: Christian OggenfussdipWSET and CEO, NVWA Presenter: Kryss Speegle, MW Region...

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Webinar – Côtes du Rhône Foundations

Webinar – Côtes du Rhône Foundations

Presenter: Catherine Bugué, VP Education and DipWSET Instructor The Rhône Valley region of France has been a quality wine producing region for over 800 years. In fact, the imprint of CDR was noted as far back as the 1700s. Much of the sommelier community focus of the...

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Webinar – Sustainability in Champagne

Webinar – Sustainability in Champagne

Climate change has affected the world’s most famous wine region – is that good or bad?

Learn how the Champagne region has modified the way it grows, produces, bottles, and exports its most prized asset. Instructor and Champagne expert Jess Helfand (Diploma WSET) guides us through everything from canopy management, harvest dates, bottle weight, and more.
Yes, we can tend to the planet while indulging in our favorite bubbly, and yes we can feel great about it!

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Webinar – Rioja – What You Need to Know Now

Webinar – Rioja – What You Need to Know Now

We welcomed special guest presenter Matthew Kaner, Master of Wine Peter Marks, and Dhane Chesson representing the Rioja region. We also had the pleasure to present special messages from icons of the region – Alvaro Palacios of Palacios Remondo, Maria Urrutia of CVNE and Pablo de Simon of Valserrano.

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Webinar- Wine of Portugal

Webinar- Wine of Portugal

Wines of Portugal and Napa Valley Wine Academy as we welcome producers from Portugal live to taste the crisp fragrant white wines and the heady, earthy red blends of the region.

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Study Hall – with special guest Fiona Morrison MW

Study Hall – with special guest Fiona Morrison MW

Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine
Join us for an interview with Elizabeth Gabay Master of Wine on the Rosé wine revolution. As global sales of rosé continue growing over the last decade, the face of both the consumption and production of rosé is changing globally. We will discuss both the successes and challenges that rosé producers are facing today. Elizabeth Gabay is the world’s leading authority on pink wine and the author of “Rosé: Understanding the pink wine revolution.”

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Study Hall – with special guest Fiona Morrison MW

WSET Level 3 Red Wine Tasting Note

Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine
Join us for an interview with Elizabeth Gabay Master of Wine on the Rosé wine revolution. As global sales of rosé continue growing over the last decade, the face of both the consumption and production of rosé is changing globally. We will discuss both the successes and challenges that rosé producers are facing today. Elizabeth Gabay is the world’s leading authority on pink wine and the author of “Rosé: Understanding the pink wine revolution.”

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Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine

Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine

Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine
Join us for an interview with Elizabeth Gabay Master of Wine on the Rosé wine revolution. As global sales of rosé continue growing over the last decade, the face of both the consumption and production of rosé is changing globally. We will discuss both the successes and challenges that rosé producers are facing today. Elizabeth Gabay is the world’s leading authority on pink wine and the author of “Rosé: Understanding the pink wine revolution.”

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Interview with Warren Winiarski Napa Vintner

Interview with Warren Winiarski Napa Vintner

Monika Vescovi, dipWSET interviews Warren Winiarski world-famous Napa Valley Vintner, who owns and operates Arcadia Vineyards in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley, which produces Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. In 1976, Winiarski won the Judgment of Paris blind tasting for his 1973 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon.

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WSET Level 4 Diploma Wine Tasting Quality Assessment

WSET Level 4 Diploma Wine Tasting Quality Assessment

Wine Tasting Study Hall with Peter Marks MW – Join WSET Level 4 Diploma instructors Peter Marks MW & Janet Kampen, dipWSET discusses how to assess the quality level of two wines using the WSET Level 4 Diploma Systematic Approach to Tasting.

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Did You Know – Wine Faults

Did You Know – Wine Faults

Did you know, with training, you can identify a thousand different aromas. 200 of them are associated with wine that's a good thing when those are red, Apple, and lemon citrus. However, sometimes we smelled faults like burnt matches or rotten eggs caused by sulfur...

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Did You Know – Wine Faults

Did You Know – Episode 1

Did you know, that will at wine country in Oregon lies just 50 miles from the Pacific ocean and it's the Marine influence influencing cool temperatures that come off the ocean that makes this one of the most successful, cool-climate regions in the Northwest. And it's...

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Harvest Begins in Paso Robles Wine Country

Harvest Begins in Paso Robles Wine Country

Photo Source: Halter Ranch Vineyard We received an update on the current crush from Paso Robles thanks to Solterra Strategies. Winemakers from Adelaida Cellars, Alta Colina, kukkula, and Halter Ranch were interviewed (full disclosure: all clients of...

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How to Prune Grape Vines

How to Prune Grape Vines

Alex Moeller from the Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University gives a short lesson on best practices for pruning wine grape vines in the vineyard.

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