Geography Mapping

VITI2 digs deeper into the topics covered in VITI1, while simultaneously introducing new grapes and regions. Each class focuses on a different set of regions, presenting more advanced concepts in wine. 

Graduates of Viti2: 

  • Have a global understanding of how the vineyard environment and variables impacts the resulting wine
  • Understand and be able to identify differentiating characteristics of Old World and New World styles
  • Be comfortable comparing and contrasting theory and characteristics of benchmark styles of 12 grape varieties
  • Have an understanding of how grapes are grown and the winemaking process
  • Profound confidence in tasting and analysis procedures

Course Outline

  1. Viticulture, Vinifcation & Champagne
  2. France I: Burgundy
  3. France II: Bordeaux
  4. Italy I: Piedmont & the North
  5. Italy II: Tuscany & the South
  6. Spain & Portugal
  7. USA I: California
  8. USA II
  9. Germany & Austria
  10. Australia & New Zealand
  11. South America & South Africa
  12. Final Class


  1. Weekly quizzes
  2. Research Project
  3. Final Exam


VITI1 Certificate or equivalent coursework

    There are no classes scheduled at this time, please contact us if you are interested in enrolling in a future class. 





    Advance registration required.

    Classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.

    Your place in class is not guaranteed until we have received payment (either a deposit or tuition in full).

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