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Getting Started with Wine: Buy Smarter, Taste More

Gary Vaynerchuk, Wine Guru and CEO, Vaynermedia

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10 Videos (55m)
    • Introduction

    • Assignment

    • Wine Primer

    • Tasting Notes and FAQs

    • Sparkling Wine

    • White Wine

    • Red Wine

    • Shopping

    • Closing

    • Hungry for More?


About This Class

Join wine expert, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and media guru Gary Vaynerchuk for a one-hour class demystifying his primary passion: wine.

In 10 bite-sized lessons, Gary breaks down

  • the essentials to tasting, selecting, and shopping for wine
  • the fundamentals of sparkling, white, and red
  • answers to FAQs
  • and recommended bottles for every palette and price

Whether you want to buy smarter, impress your friends, or host your own tasting, this class will help you enter the world of wine with confidence.

Note: You're welcome to approach this class with any wine that catches your eye! Alternatively, if you'd like to try the 3 featured wines, check out the Gary Vaynerchuk Skillshare Taste Along Kit for $39.99 (retail value $60) via Wine Library.


168 of 169 students recommendSee All

Super straight-forward and fun! I watched the whole class just while making pasta for dinner. Unfortunately, my wine store is currently closed but I am very excited to pick up a few bottles tomorrow and submit my "tasting notes." Gary had a great take on what to value while buying and tasting wine. He clearly knows his stuff. Would recommend.
Great class! Makes wine absolutely more enjoyable.
Great Intro and a baseline to understanding one. Perhaps include more insights into the occasion and food that should go with the wines.





Gary Vaynerchuk

Wine Guru and CEO, Vaynermedia

I have been an entrepreneur for as long as anyone close to me can remember. In high school I joined the family business, a liquor store called Shoppers Discount Liquors that my dad started. It wasn't long before I became obsessed with collecting wine. In 1997, I began to recognize the importance of e-commerce; shortly thereafter, was born.

I used the site to grow the store from a $3 million business to a $45 million business, and it was just the beginning. Armed ...

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