Chardonnay, one of the most popular white wine grape varieties worldwide, has intrigued wine enthusiasts for centuries. This versatile grape variety, native to the Burgundy region in France, has since spread across the globe, from California to Australia and beyond. As varied as the regions it’s grown in, Chardonnay reveals unique characteristics depending on its terroir, making it a fascinating study for wine lovers.

At the Florida Wine Academy, we provide the perfect platform to discover the captivating world of Chardonnay, among many other grape varieties, through our WSET Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 in Wines courses.

WSET Level 1 in Wines: Introduction to Chardonnay

For beginners, the WSET Level 1 in Wines provides an excellent starting point. You will learn the basics about various types of grapes, including Chardonnay, along with essential wine concepts like sweetness, acidity, tannin, and body. Tasting sessions allow you to experience the crisp, fruit-forward profile that defines many Chardonnay wines.

WSET Level 2 in Wines: Dive Deeper

The WSET Level 2 in Wines takes your understanding of Chardonnay further. This course explores how climate, soil, and winemaking techniques influence the flavor profile of Chardonnay, creating significant variations between cool climate Chardonnays, like those from Chablis, and warm climate Chardonnays from regions like Napa Valley.

WSET Level 3 in Wines: Mastering the Complexity

For those wishing to delve even deeper, the WSET Level 3 in Wines offers comprehensive knowledge about the world of wines. In this course, you will dissect Chardonnay wines from diverse regions, understanding how factors like aging, oak treatment, and malolactic fermentation contribute to the complexity and diversity of this remarkable grape.

Discover More at Florida Wine Academy

At the Florida Wine Academy, our WSET courses provide you with a unique opportunity to explore, learn about, and taste the incredible diversity of Chardonnay and many other grape varieties. Our experienced educators guide you through this journey, enriching your wine knowledge and tasting skills. So why wait? Take a step into the fascinating world of wines with us, and let your wine journey begin!