Wine Folly - Wine Courses

Wine Courses

Learn about wine from around the world without leaving the comfort of your own living room.

Wine Folly courses are designed to be equally fun and educational.

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Beginner

Getting started with wine

Fundamentals

Wine 101

Whether you're just getting started with wine or work in the industry, this course contains many useful resources that will round out your wine knowledge.

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Learn how to taste

Wine Styles Tasting Course

Taste the right wines while grasping fundamental concepts in wine. Interacting with wines while you learn is the key to making sense of basic wine concepts. This course allows you to practice at your own pace.

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Wine 101: Madeline makes learning feel like a friend of yours at your home walking you through wine. I've gone through other classes and they felt was too snooty or just boring and monotone. This class was nothing like that. I can't wait to do the Napa Valley class and take the test. Never been so excited about learning before.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ethan A. from United States

Specialized

Get nerdy about specific regions

USA / California

Napa Valley 101

Let's explore the best wines of Napa Valley and learn how to find great quality. This course is a guided tasting tour of the region where we get to tie together concepts of taste, flavor, winemaking, and terroir.

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South America

Argentina 101

We'll be tasting 6 wines, including the region's top styles of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Bonarda, Chardonnay, and Torrontés while we learn how to taste quality.. and where to find it!

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USA / Washington

Walla Walla 101

In this tasting series we'll be uncovering the secrets of the Walla Walla Valley wine region. We'll be tasting 6 wines, including the region's top styles of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot while exploring what makes great quality in this unique landscape.

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Argentina 101: We split the course across two days. It was like being transported to a tasting room with a knowledgeable and entertaining host. Highly recommend and plan to explore other courses.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carlos O. from United States

Comprehensive

Our most extensive courses. We go real deep.

France

French Wine Courses

Immerse yourself in one of the finest wine regions with this hands-on course. Learn about the 12 major regions of France with over 5 hours of video and 4 real world challenges.

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Italy

Italian Wine Course

Immerse yourself in one of the finest wine regions with this hands-on course. Learn the wines of Italy’s 20 major wine regions with over 5 hours of video and hands-on challenges.

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The Team

Your Wine Course Instructors

  • Madeline Puckette

    Wine Folly Founder

    Madeline Puckette

    Madeline Puckette is the cofounder of WineFolly.com. Since its creation in 2011, Wine Folly has become one of the most popular wine education sites in the world due to its extensive use of insightful articles, detailed infographics, and entertaining videos.

    In recognition of these efforts, the International Wine & Spirits Competition awarded Puckette with Wine Blogger of the Year in 2013, and Wine Communicator of the Year in 2019.

  • Christine Marsiglio

    Master of Wine

    Christine Marsiglio

    Wine Folly's head wine educator, Christine Marsiglio is one of 32 Bollinger award-winning Masters of Wine. Before joining Wine Folly, she has worked at the WSET School London where she contributed to the development of materials for the WSET Diploma and teaches all WSET levels.

    Before discovering her love of wine education, Christine was a Tastings Executive at Decanter where she ran panel tastings and helped organise the Decanter World Wine Awards.