Join our Level 3 Educator and Stage 2 Master of Wine Candidate Brian Browning, as he shares strategies for staying focused while studying from home, no matter what level or exam you are studying for!
Ice wine, or Eiswein, is sweet wine that is produced from frozen grapes. In areas where it is cold enough, healthy grapes will freeze when it gets below 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius.
Providing nutrients is critical to maintain a healthy, productive, and sustainable vine which directly correlates to quality grape production. Supplying certain nutrients in appropriate levels encourages photosynthesis, and in turn healthy growth. Macronutrients, and some micronutrients, are necessary to quality grape production by encouraging and sustaining a healthy and productive environment. These essential nutrients can be found in soil and the use of fertilizers can reduce or eliminate deficiencies in the vine and encourage quality grape production.
Beaujolais Nouveau is the first wine of the season, made to be consumed young and fresh. This style of wine is an inexpensive, cheerful wine made to celebrate the end of harvest season.
Climate change continues to be at the forefront of conversation around the world. Scientists and governments are working aggressively to understand how and why this is happening and ways humans can adjust to a warming global climate. In the wine world, this has been a major concern in how fruit will develop, evaporation of water, and even determining wine regions and boundaries
Whether you are looking for your first job in the industry, or looking to change it up, there any many different jobs out there.
An organized and realistic study plan is one of the most important building blocks to successfully completing your course.
This has been a huge topic recently, and as harvest in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, it's on everyone's minds. Wine faults are known as the presence of a chemical compound, or combination of compounds, that detracts from a wines’ quality.
Sometime we forget all the work that goes on behind the scenes with the wine industry.
Looking at the rows of bottles on the shelf at the liquor store, it's easy to forget the many hands that have made that bottle of wine possible! We've taken into account some of them here, with a little backstage look.
So many different grapes, from so many different regions of Italy, are starting to pop up all over the United States (and the rest of the world). Growing these Italian grapes, and drinking these wines, can have many positive effects.
This drink features Sandeman Apitiv White Port. For those of you that may be wary about port, this is a great one to start with, another reason why it's great for summertime.
Try it for pool time, happy hour, or anytime really!
Updates to Level 2 Award in Wine & Spirits Exciting things are fermenting at WSET! This is the last year students will be able to sit for the L...