VITI2: Geo 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 

Course Outline

  1. Viticulture, Vinification and Champagne
  2. France I: Burgundy and Bordeaux
  3. France II
  4. Italy I: Piedmont and the North
  5. Italy II: Tuscany and the South
  6. Spain and Portugal
  7. USA
  8. Germany and Austria
  9. Southern Hemisphere
  10. Beer & Spirits


  1. Weekly 20-minute online quizzes
  2. Midterm take-home assignment
  3. 90-minute online Final Exam


VITI1 Certificate or equivalent coursework


Graduating students should:

  • 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

2017 VITI2 Schedule

DayTimeStart DateEnd DateLocation
Tuesday 6-8:30PMJanuary 17th March 21th Sud de France
724 5th Avenue between 56th and 57th St.
Monday 6-8:30PMApril 17th June 26th TBA
Tuesday6-8:30PMJuly 11th September12th TBA
Tuesday 6-8:30PMOctober 2nd December 4th TBA


Members $1,215 | Non-members $1,350

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