Unit 7: Sparkling Wines, Dessert Wines, & Spirits

Unit 7 moves beyond table wines to examine the sparkling wines and dessert wines of Italy, as well as a few other Italian specialties such as grappa.

Topics in this unit include:

  • Making Sparkling Wine
  • Grape Varieties for Sparkling Wine
  • Sparkling Wine Styles
  • Metodo Classico Sparkling Wine DOPs
  • Prosecco
  • Asti and Moscato d’Asti
  • Red Sparkling Wines
  • Dessert Wines
  • Making Dessert Wines
  • Grape Varieties for Dessert Wine
  • Vin Santo
  • Recioto
  • Dessert Wines of Southern Italy
  • Vermouth, Amaro, and Grappa

There is one sample topic from this unit included in the preview: “Vin Santo.” Click either the “Mark Complete” button or the “Next Lesson” link below to continue.