History of Wine 2: 1500 to the Present
This covers both the Old and New World from 1500 to the present.
Most modern wine styles, as we know them today, were developed during or after the Renaissance. This course will cover the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and the modern Post-Industrial, 20th Century Wars and Digital Eras.
If you would like to take a detailed history course on the History of Wine you should take this course.
This course covers the following countries in the Old World:
- Ottoman Empire and its impact on wine
- Italy; from the “Italies” to modern day Italy
- The Holy Roman Empire, Germany (the “Germanies”) and Central Europe
- Spain and Portugal
- European unification – the European Union
This course covers the following countries in the New World:
- New Spain, Central and South America
- South Africa
- Australia and New Zealand
- Colonial North America and Canada
- United States: 1776 to 1950
- United States since 1950
You will receive more than 700 pages of material, specifically designed for this course. This course is available in two formats:
- As a 10-Week long course, meeting once a week
- As a 5-Day intensive study course, meeting daily, Monday through Friday
This course is usually available in the spring (beginning in April) and fall (beginning in October), in each format. Check the schedule for specific dates, times and locations.
The 10-week long course meets from 6:30PM to 10:30PM once a week for 10 weeks and a total of 40 contact hours. Course fees are $2,095. The cost of the course includes registration fees, handout materials and instruction.
The 5-day intensive study course meets from 9:00AM to 5:00PM daily, Monday through Friday, for a total of 40 contact hours. Course fees are $2,095. The cost of the course includes registration fees, handout materials, lunch each day and instruction. There is no difference in course content and instruction between the 10-week and 5-day courses.