“Zonda Wind” – dry hot wind coming down from Andes, usually in late spring-early summer, minimizing frost
Learn more about the Zonda here
Continental climate (dry)
“La Piedra” – Late summer hail
Weather report, April 8, 2020
Read what Jancis Robinson says about Argentina
I will do my best to update you on a regular basis.
–Classes are currently on recess and we will not meet on Wednesday, March 18.
–The college remains open at this time.
–I am in the process of updating the syllabus, as of 03/13/2020 it is not updated.
–The only homework currently due is the Retail Wine Shop Analysis. This is due on March 25 at 6pm as instructed in class and on the student handout.
–The course projects as listed in the syllabus (Retail Analysis and Beverage Production Analysis) will proceed as stated in the syllabus.
–I will have office hours as scheduled unless the college closes.
Here is a non-wine publication sharing the challenges of making ice wine: In Germany, A Warm Winter Is Affecting Its Ice Wine
Read and Learn…
“The Italian wine law system as we know it today formally began in 1963 when the Italian government introduced not one, but two levels of quality for appellations that would denote border limits, grape varieties, wine styles, aging requirements, and more, mimicking the already-established French AOC system. ”
I found this vocabulary list while preparing for class. I find it to be highly accurate.
As you expand your understanding of wine and the options you have take a look at this infogram from Wine Folly. Think about flavors you like and then choose some wines to taste between classes. Let me know what you tried and what you like and did not like. I will do the same!
Click here to view Wine Folly’s website.
So what do you think about this? How do you plan your own tasting notes?
Wine Folly Tasting Notes
How to Write Excellent Wine Tasting Notes
Are you comfortable with the tasting grid yet? Here is another interpretation of a tasting note document: Wine Folly Tasting Grid