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COVID-19 Resources

WEC values the health, safety, wellbeing, and financial success of students, staff, and wine industry partners.  Consistent with that value, below you will find a series of resources to help you navigate the numerous programs and benefits available in response to COVID-19. Federal Legislation ...

COVID-19 Resources

WEC values the health, safety, wellbeing, and financial success of students, staff, and wine industry partners.  Consistent with that value, below you will find a series of resources to help you navigate the numerous programs and benefits available in response to COVID-19. Federal Legislation ...

Wall Street Journal WEC Teaching Scholar Peter Wasserman was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal in connection with WEC seminars he conducted in Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.  Mr. Wasserman, a native of Burgundy and son of wine legend Becky Wasserman, described how...

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Wall Street Journal WEC Teaching Scholar Peter Wasserman was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal in connection with WEC seminars he conducted in Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.  Mr. Wasserman, a native of Burgundy and son of wine legend Becky Wasserman, described how...

WEC Teaching Scholar Peter Wasserman was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal in connection with WEC seminars he conducted in Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Mr. Wasserman, a native of Burgundy and son of wine legend Becky Wasserman, described how his classes helped focus attention...

WSJ post

WEC Teaching Scholar Peter Wasserman was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal in connection with WEC seminars he conducted in Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Mr. Wasserman, a native of Burgundy and son of wine legend Becky Wasserman, described how his classes helped focus attention...

A week in Burgundy, where to begin except at my arrival, it was snowing lightly. Unusual in March as if to really emphasize the vagaries of the weather that the Burgundians have to contend with. We started with snow and ended with the sun...

A Week in Burgundy

A week in Burgundy, where to begin except at my arrival, it was snowing lightly. Unusual in March as if to really emphasize the vagaries of the weather that the Burgundians have to contend with. We started with snow and ended with the sun...

Vineyard description: Gevrey-Chambertin, CHARMES-CHAMBERTIN (including Mazoyères-Chambertin), Grand Cru Charmes-Chambertin is comprised of two lieux-dits, Aux Charmes at 12.25 hectares, and Mazoyères at 18.58 hectares. Both climats may be bottled as Charmes-Chambertin, and usually are. Wine from Mazoyères, however, may also be bottled as Mazoyères-Chambertin,...

Gevrey-Chambertin

Vineyard description: Gevrey-Chambertin, CHARMES-CHAMBERTIN (including Mazoyères-Chambertin), Grand Cru Charmes-Chambertin is comprised of two lieux-dits, Aux Charmes at 12.25 hectares, and Mazoyères at 18.58 hectares. Both climats may be bottled as Charmes-Chambertin, and usually are. Wine from Mazoyères, however, may also be bottled as Mazoyères-Chambertin,...

The seemingly inexorable price escalation of fine Burgundy, especially when combined with the alarming fall in yields inflicted by recent climatic misfortune, has prompted at least one salutary consequence. Those of us infatuated by Pinot Noir as expressed in the Côte d’Or – that...

Marsannay-La-Cote

The seemingly inexorable price escalation of fine Burgundy, especially when combined with the alarming fall in yields inflicted by recent climatic misfortune, has prompted at least one salutary consequence. Those of us infatuated by Pinot Noir as expressed in the Côte d’Or – that...

In late 2015, the Wine Education Council awarded Educational Scholarships FRANCE to three wine professionals: The three recipients traveled together to Burgundy in January 2016 and spent 6 days of intensive study. They visited between three and five active Burgundy wineries and vineyards each day....

Educational Scholarship

In late 2015, the Wine Education Council awarded Educational Scholarships FRANCE to three wine professionals: The three recipients traveled together to Burgundy in January 2016 and spent 6 days of intensive study. They visited between three and five active Burgundy wineries and vineyards each day....

When General de Gaulle famously questioned: “how can you govern a country French cheese that has 246 kinds of cheese,” he was de Gaulle confirming that the historical conflicts amoung France’s many peoples belie the fiction of a cohesive Belle France. The province and...

A Minor History

When General de Gaulle famously questioned: “how can you govern a country French cheese that has 246 kinds of cheese,” he was de Gaulle confirming that the historical conflicts amoung France’s many peoples belie the fiction of a cohesive Belle France. The province and...