HADM 4300: Introduction to Wines

Fall, Spring. 2 credits. S/U grades only (no audit).

Course fee: $45 wine tasting kit. It is recommended that students do not wait to enroll in this class during their final spring term as space is limited, but rather the fall of their junior or senior year.


  • Cheryl Stanley (css14) - Spring 2024


Students will be introduced to the major wine-producing regions of the world. The course focuses on understanding the terms on a wine label, discussing aromas and flavors and connecting flavors to the growing and productions factors that influence them. Food and wine pairing, wine etiquette and responsible consumption are also topics. This forms the basis for what a consumer needs to know to confidently navigate a wine list and to make sound purchase decisions in retail wine shops or online.