An Understanding Of Wine
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Jancis Robinson

An Understanding Of Wine

Voted 'the world's most influential wine critic', bestselling author Jancis Robinson guides you through everything from the rich history of winemaking to techniques for choosing and tasting a new wine. Knowledgeable and passionate, Jancis' course is like having your very own wine expert right in front of you. Gain a deeper understanding of wine, with 25 comprehensive lessons.

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  • For beginners to wine enthusiasts

  • Self-paced, no deadline

  • One off payment, lifetime access

The Course

Take a journey through the world of wine, with wine expert Jancis Robinson as your guide. From the fascinating history and language of wine, to practical tips on wine tasting and choosing the perfect bottle for any occasion, this course will delight and surprise wine novices and experienced wine buffs alike.

Your Maestro

Best-selling author, journalist, broadcaster and producer Jancis Robinson has been writing about wine for 45 years. Jancis writes a weekly column on wine for the Financial Times and has co-authored several internationally renowned books on wine, including The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.

In 1984, Jancis was the first person outside of the wine trade to pass the rigorous Master of Wine exams and from there her reputation has only grown. In 2018, she was voted the world’s most influential wine critic in the prestigious BBW competition, and she advises Her Majesty The Queen on her own wine cellar.


Course Notes

Course notes

A downloadable PDF packed with information, tasting tips and recommendations from Jancis herself.

Course Notes

Common Questions

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