Level III History of Wine 1: Ancient & Medieval Worlds

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History of Wine 1: 8000 BC to 1500 AD

This couse may be taken for continuing education or as part of a special emphasis Guild Wine Master program.

This course covers both the ancient world and medieval world of wine. Wine in the ancient world was a critical part of the economy and recognized as a major “civilizing” influence.

Wine was considered one of the critical economic and cultural influences during the Medieval Period and Early Renaissance – roughly, from 500 AD to 1500. It was a major influence on the development of European culture, which influenced culture in the New World.

If you would like to take a detailed, technical course on the History of wine you can take this course without being a Level III student. However, we strongly recommend that you first take the Guild Certification Seminar before attempting a Level III course.

You may be enrolled in our Level II Certification program and concurrently take Level III courses. .

This course covers the following cultures in the Ancient World (8000 BC to 100 AD):

This course covers the following cultures in the Medieval Period (1 AD to 1500

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You will receive more than 500 pages of material, specifically designed for this course and taste about 20 wines, including our best estimate of what wines were like in the Ancient World. You will receive the Guild History of the Ancient World and History of the Medieval World time line charts.

This course is available in two formats:

This course is usually available in the Winter (beginning in January) and Summer (beginning in July) Quarters and is available in both the Quarter long and intensive study formats when it is offered. Check the Schedule for specific dates, times and locations.

The Quarter long course meets from 6:00PM to 10:00PM once a week for 10 weeks for a total of 40 contact hours. Course fees are $1900. Cost of the course includes registration fees, handouts, wine, and instruction. We taste older vintage wines in this course.

The 1-week intensive study course meets from 9:00AM to 5:00PM daily, Monday through Friday, for a total of 40 contact hours. Course fees are $1975. Cost of the course includes registration fees, handouts, wine, lunch each day and instruction. We taste older vintage wines in this course.

There is no difference in course content and instruction between the 10-week and 1-week courses.

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