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Viticulture and Enology: innovation meets tradition [VENIT]

ONAV Wine Taster - Wine tasting course in English Language

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Lesson

Topic

Date & hour

Speaker

Discover the senses and their memory

Elements of physiology of senses, stimula and their
perception.
Practical activity on olfactory memory on simple flavors.
Tasting of the first wine.

Thu. March 7
20pm-22pm

Anne Meglioli

How much are we sensitive to taste?

Taste thresholds. Outline of taste anatomy and physiology.
Practical activity on taste perception.
Tasting of one wine.
Thu. March 14
20pm-22pm

Anne Meglioli

How to taste How to taste a wine. The tasting score card.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. March 21
20pm-22pm

Alberto Morselli

Legislation and wine label Wine labels and consumer protection.
Legislation and classification of wines:
the pyramid of wine quality.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. March 28
20pm-22pm

Raffaella Bisceglia

The grapevine: the origin of everything Elements of viticulture. Grape composition.
Juice to fresh mass ratios.
Tasting of four wines.
Tue. April 2
20pm-22pm

Roberto Miravalle

Enology – From cluster to must Main must biochemical compounds. Grape ripening.
Harvest and grape transport to the winery.
The structure of a winery. Wine tanks and containers.
Tasting of four wines
Thu. April 4
20pm-22pm

Lily Ronney

Enology – Must changes into wine Main biological processes of wine making:
alcoholic and malolactic fermentations.
Primary and secondary metabolites
of the two processes. Tasting of four wines.
Thu. April 11
20pm-22pm

Giovanni Masini

Enology – Red wine making Red wine making: different steps
from crushing to racking.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. April 18
20pm-22pm

Francesca WAMSLEY

Enology – White wine making White wine making: different steps
from crushing to storage
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. May 2
20pm-22pm

Chiara Pezzi

Enology – Alternative red wine making Alternative red wine making: rosé wines.
Wine making under carbonic maceration: novello wines.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. May 9
20pm-22pm

Francesco Iacono

Enology – Fining of wine Fining, stabilization, ageing, bottling.
Tasting of four wines.
Tue. May 14
20pm-22pm

Chiara Pezzi

Sometimes something goes wrong Main analytical parameters of wine.
Wine alteration and defects.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. May 16
20pm-22pm
to be confirmed
Special wines with bubbles Spumante wines. Traditional method and Charmat method.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. May 23
20pm-22pm

Piera Genta

Special wines without bubbles Fortified wines, flavored wines and mistelles.
Passito wines.
Tasting of four wines.
Thu. May 30
20pm-22pm

Vito Intini

Region's wine making Area, soil, climate, vineyards, denominations and local wines.
Tasting of four wines.
to be confirmed

Matteo Balderacchi

Final exam Written test.
Tasting of five wines.
to be confirmed

26th November 2018 - h. 17

Vigne Olcrù Santa Maria della Versa (PV)


Program

  • 17:00
    Welcome Olcrù Owner and Master Director
  • 17:15
    Report presentations
  • 20:00
    Graduation ceremony
  • 20:30
    Closing dinner

For info:

www.vigneolcru.com or stefano.poni@unicatt.it

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