Learn how to taste wine knowledgeably and describe what you are tasting. Sommelier Dieter Schafer introduces you to wine types, grapes, varietals, and wine regions of the world, as well as the basics of reading a wine label. Gain hints for smart buying, proper storing and aging. Also included is discussion of wine-and-food pairing: what matches well, what doesn't, and why. Tastings at each session.