Pacific Northwest wine school for professionals and enthusiasts
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Wine 101 Foundation

with Natalie breaux


The Wine 101 Foundation Online Course offers a comprehensive introduction to wine. Your instructor Natalie Breaux will share her experience as a Certified Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator to help you gain more in-depth knowledge of all aspects of wine. Throughout this course, you will come to understand why a wine tastes the way it does as you learn how the major grape varieties, wine regions and winemaking processes shape a wine's character. 


This course is divided into 4 main modules including: 

  • Introduction to Wine
  • Influence of site, grape variety and winemaking
  • Principles of wine regions
  • Wine tasting, storing, serving and pairing


This course is 100% online, self-paced and includes 6 months of access from the time of registration. 


Whether you are already acquainted with wine or have just been bitten by the 'wine bug' and are eager to learn more, this course will deepen your appreciation for wine while giving you a broader perspective and an expanded vocabulary.