Italian Wine 201
Italian Wine Course
Unlock the secrets of Italian wine and master the art of wine pairing in just a month. With our expert guidance, you'll discover the rich history, culture, and flavors behind Italian wines.
Italian Wine 201:Purchase Course
Italy has 20 Major Regions to Master
Ready to take the next step in your wine learning journey, but feel intimidated by traditional wine courses?
Wine Folly will take you on a journey, from the basics of wine all the way to advanced topics.
Friends, for some time I have been studying the wines of France and it has been a wonderful experience so far. I recently bought the Italian wine course and from what I have seen it will be an equally fascinating one. I like the quality and professionalism of these, I have recommended it to several friends who enjoy learning and savoring what the different wine of the world offer.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ José M. from United States
How it works
What is Italian Wine 201 all about?
Thirsty for knowledge
Who is it for?
Whether you’re someone who had a wine that changed their life and want to learn more, a passionate connoisseur or starting in the wine industry and looking to find your feet, Italian Wine 201 is for you.
Knowledge for the real world
How it works
Unlimited access to videos with world-class instructors, paired with micro-learning chapters, and progress checks all taken at your own pace. Engaging visuals and mini-missions cement your knowledge.
Activate your wine career
For those looking for professional development, take the certificate challenge, which is a 50 question, multiple choice exam.
Wine purchases aren't necessary
You don’t need to purchase wines in order to maximize your learning and enjoyment. While some prior wine experience would be helpful, it is also not required.
Very easy and well thought out both Madeline and Christine did an awesome job putting the material together, the videos and the work sheets. Everything had a very nice logical flow with the right amount of information and it was consistently present it. I walked away with a much better understanding of Italian wine. Highly recommend the course and I will be taking others.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jay F. from United States
Explore the major regions of Italy
Part 1: Northwest Italy
Easy breakdown of Italian regions
Discover the top 8 wines including the famed Barolo and the intense Moscato Bianco.
Connect tasting notes and aging recommendations with Northwest Italy’s most important wines.
Part 2: Northeast Italy
Discover unique landmarks
The great white wines of Northeast Italy including Pinot Grigio and Soave and where to find top quality reds.
Connect the best regions to their best wines and winemaking techniques.
Part 3: Central Italy
Learn marquee wines
Get inside of Tuscany and Italy’s top red grape, Sangiovese, while you learn about the best regions in Italy’s most iconic growing area.
Dive into the quality classifications of Chianti and identify where to look for great quality and value.
Part 4: Southern Italy, Sicily, and Sardinia
The history of Italian wine
Explore Italy’s most ancient wine-growing areas and make sense of the wines historical context and modern style.
Connect each grape to its top appellation and region to solidify your knowledge of no less than 12 top wines.
Thanks to the Wine Folly course I can remember the regions and wine notes. The Italian course helps tremendously to be aware of everything that involves wine making. Italy is a difficult place to store so much in your mind. The Italian wine course helps you through it with success. Well done!!!- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Gustavo C. from United States
Your Wine Experts
Award winning instructors.
Wine Folly Founder
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.
Master of Wine
Christine Marsiglio MW
Wine Folly's Director of Education, Christine Marsiglio, is one of only 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 taught all WSET levels.
Before discovering her love of wine education, Christine was a Tastings Executive at Decanter where she ran panel tastings and helped organize the Decanter World Wine Awards.
Prove your knowledge, build your resume.
Wine Folly Certifications are an excellent way to prove your knowledge. Gain access to jobs in the wine trade or improve your general wine knowledge.
Complete your exams and earn your certification in real time. No need to wait weeks or months!
Use your computer or your phone while learning at your own pace. Lifetime Access.
Certifications focus on understanding rather than memorizing. Knowledge is retained for longer.
Wine Folly is globally recognized as a premiere wine education platform and has won many awards.
No Extra Fees
You can study as much as you like and prove your knowledge as many times as it takes.
Certifications are optional and affordable. Get the job you've always wanted in the wine industry.
Start learning Italian wine at your own pace
Buy once, use it forever.
Average Customer Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.6/5)
Italian Wine 201
Learn the 20 major regions of Italy
Become confident with Italian Wine in less than a month.
Over 5 hours of video
12 part formal exam and certification ($100 Value)
Pay in 4 interest-free installments of $74.75 with Shop Pay
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