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California’s Superstar Status

Lecture no. 1 from the course: The Everyday Guide to Wines of California

California’s Superstar Status

Taught by Professor Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

What makes California unique among other wine-making regions of the world? How does a French Chardonnay compare with its California counterpart? What’s the best way to read a California wine label? What are some general guidelines for opening a wine bottle and tasting in a winery? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this lecture that prepares you for the rest of your journey through the world of California wines.


March 24, 2016
Poetry in a glass. A wonderful series with a charming lecturer as she demonstrates the beauty and elegance of wines. One will learn how to confidently select and enjoy wines after completing this course, watching a single lecture will expand one's appreciation and encourage further experience.