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European Wine Appreciation

Course number : NCR 9669   
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Learn how geography and climate influence wine from various regions across Europe. We will be focusing on French wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone and Southern France plus Loire, Alsace and Champagne. We will also be covering Italian and Spanish wines. Learn how to read and interpret European wine labels and discover what sets European wines apart from those in California. You should have taken the California Wine Appreciation or another basic wine appreciation course prior to taking this course. Bring three glasses to each class. Minimum age: 21 years old, must bring photo identification to first class session.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Cal Poly Science Bldg. 52

Michael Botwin 



Please read:  Please bring three glasses to each class. Student must be 21 years of age or older to take this class; IDs will be checked. Cal Poly may require a parking permit. See the link for more information:



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
2/12/2020 - 3/18/2020 Weekly - Wed 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Science Bldg. 52  Map, Room: E-46 Michael Botwin  Lecture