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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 lessons, 6 hrs
Course notes
  • For beginners to wine enthusiasts

  • Downloadable course notes

  • Self-paced, no deadline

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.

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Course Notes

Course notes

145 pages

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

Course Notes

What people are saying

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

- Anon

Excellent narration and non-patronising style. Full of information

- Manjit Bhamra

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

- Martin Braithwaite

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

Very interesting and very well delivered. Practical and informative.

- Anon

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

- Mark Lane

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

- Anon

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

- Alden Globe

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27 lessons, 6 hrs
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