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An Understanding Of Wine

Jancis Robinson

An Understanding Of Wine

Voted 'the world's most influential wine critic', bestselling author Jancis Robinson helps you become a wine expert, painlessly and at your own pace. Knowledgeable yet down-to-earth, Jancis and her course is like having your very own wine guru by your side. Gain a deeper understanding of wine, with 27 comprehensive lessons and extensive course notes.

27 video lessons
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  • Downloadable course notes

  • Self-paced, no deadline

  • For beginners to wine enthusiasts

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.

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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.


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145 pages

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

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What people are saying

Jancis transmits her passion for wine in a way that makes me want to know more and more... I love the clarity of her lessons, but also the richness of content.

- Mauricio Carbajal

Jancis comes across so well on camera, speaks so eloquently and with enough spread to appeal to novices, inbetweeners and more advanced.

- Georgie C

Comprehensive set of videos and guide covering all aspects. An appreciation of the concerns around global warming and use/ overuse of agrochemicals.

- Martin Braithwaite

So well presented. Every sentence is packed with information. Constantly learning. No waffle.

- Mark Lane

Well filmed, informative, good use of third parties to support the presenter.

- Anon

Excellent narration and non-patronising style. Full of information

- Manjit Bhamra

All topics extremely well covered, with a didactic , clear approach. Practical and pragmatic, reflecting the views of a world renown expert.

- Anon

Each lesson was low key and conversational, but didn’t talk down. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot.  I’ve already begun re-watching.

- Anon

I appreciate the high level overview. The material is easily understood / accessible, and the host is brilliant.

- LC Smith

Thorough, thoughtful treatment of the topic. Captures how much has changed recently in the world of wine.

- Alden Globe

Balanced, practical and approachable. Broad range of topics make this great for any level.

- Anon

Have always appreciated Jancis's knowledge and easy way of transferring.

- Josh Lessard

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