Jancis Robinson's Wine Course

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British wine expert Jancis Robinson offers a crash course in the finer points of the fruit of the vine in this instructional video, which has been given a simple presentation for its release on DVD. Jancis Robinson's Wine Course has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The program is narrated in English, with no multiple-language options. Bonus materials include a guide to proper wine tasting, notes on wine culture, a reference...
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British wine expert Jancis Robinson offers a crash course in the finer points of the fruit of the vine in this instructional video, which has been given a simple presentation for its release on DVD. Jancis Robinson's Wine Course has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The program is narrated in English, with no multiple-language options. Bonus materials include a guide to proper wine tasting, notes on wine culture, a reference on what wines will best accompany certain foods, and quizzes to test what you've learned from the program.
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Special Features

Wine Tasting Guide; Basics of Wine Culture; Wine Regions and Maps; Food Accompaniment Index; Quizzes ; Jancis' favorites; Web links
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Jancis Robinson, among the most widely read writers on the subject of wine, shares her intimate familiarity with all matters grape in this fundamental guide for would be connoisseurs or discriminating oenologists alike. From her basic introduction to how wine is made, stored, tasted and judged in Vol. 1 -- Introduction and Chardonnay -- Ms. Robinson continues with four more juicy programs, covering Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah/Shiraz and Riesling, Pinot Noir and Merlot, and Fizz and Grape Invaders. As for cheese, you're on your own.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/16/2004
  • UPC: 790658007741
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  • Source: Wellspring Media
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:00:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1
1. University Days [2:32]
2. Wine Professionals [3:18]
3. Tasting [4:32]
4. On Grapes [1:59]
5. Fermentation [2:13]
6. Wine Oscars [2:24]
7. Decline [4:50]
8. Make or Break [6:33]
1. Liquid Gold [3:47]
2. Brave New World [2:20]
3. New Methods [4:39]
4. Burgundy Spirit [4:10]
5. Harvest [5:09]
6. Farming Water [3:30]
7. Wine Barrels [2:55]
8. World's Favorite Wine [2:21]
1. FĂȘte de la Fleur [4:28]
2. The Aristocrats [4:32]
3. American Roots [2:00]
4. Chilean Cabernet [4:43]
5. Bad Weather [4:05]
6. Madame Descaves [3:27]
7. Brokers & Merchants [2:01]
8. Pricing [3:47]
1. New World Wine [5:26]
2. Variable Climate [:53]
3. European Restrictions [7:30]
4. Wild Man [3:52]
5. Flying Winemakers [4:01]
6. Passing Fads? [3:12]
7. Chile [2:49]
8. Refreshing [1:18]
1. Treasure [3:48]
2. Guigal [4:07]
3. The Right Grapes [4:25]
4. California [3:05]
5. Shiraz [2:59]
6. Peter Lehmann [4:32]
7. Wine Industry [3:12]
8. The Chairman [2:58]
Side #2 -- Disc 2
1. Frozen Grapes [5:56]
2. Difficult to Sell [5:04]
3. Corks [3:55]
4. Austria [2:25]
5. In the Cellar [3:37]
6. Noble Rot [3:02]
7. Willi Opitz [3:02]
8. Eastern Europe [1:59]
1. Burgandy [4:02]
2. Henri Jayer [5:27]
3. Queen of Burgundy [2:05]
4. The Japanese [1:56]
5. Bio Dynamism [5:43]
6. Oregon [2:49]
7. David Lett [1:27]
8. California [5:22]
1. Napa Valley [3:16]
2. Dan Duckhorn [2:49]
3. Hard Times [3:38]
4. A Plague on the Land [3:15]
5. East of Bordeaux [6:30]
6. Prohibition [3:28]
7. Down Home Farm Product [3:36]
8. Wine Is Special [1:50]
1. Bubbles [4:04]
2. Mr. Champagne [2:27]
3. The Tunnels [1:22]
4. Champagne Is Alive [2:41]
5. Image [3:45]
6. To California [4:35]
7. Nullabor Plain [5:02]
8. A Test [4:21]
1. Distinctive Wines [4:59]
2. Angelo Gaia [2:22]
3. Dog Kennels [4:47]
4. In Spain [5:59]
5. Tempranillo [1:09]
6. Home in France [3:35]
7. Randall Grahm [4:06]
8. Getting Better [1:57]
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Menu

Side #1 -- Disc 1
   Play All
   Episodes
      Aperitif
      Chardonnay
      Cabernet Sauvignon
      Sauvignon Blanc
      Syrah A.K.A. Shiraz
   Wellspring
Side #2 -- Disc 2
   Play All
   Episodes
      Riesling
      Pinot Noir
      Merlot
      Grapes and Gas
      Grape Invaders
   Special Features
      Wine Quiz
         Basic
         Intermediate
         Advanced
      Maps of Wine Regions
         USA
            Willamette Valley, Oregon
            North California: Napa Valley, Russian River Valley
            South California
         Europe
            Germany
            Austria
            France
            Italy
            Spain
         Chile
         Australia/New Zealand
            Australia
            Marlborough, New Zealand
      Jancis' Favorites
         Special Occasions
         Everyday (Chosen With Value in Mind)
      Weblinks
   Wellspring
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Good Info Novice Wino

    This is a very good introduction to wine, for the Novice Wine Drinker who is interested in a broad over view of Wines, Grapes, and wine regions throughout the world. I highly recommend this DVD set.

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