The fast evolution and rising quality of cold climate wine grapes has led to fast growth of the wine industry in the Upper Midwest and other regions with extreme winters. What are these new grapes? What is the history of the cold climate wine industry? And most importantly, how best to sell these wines?
This course is geared toward tasting room employees, wine retailers and wholesalers, restaurants, and anyone who wants a deeper understanding of cold climate grape varieties and the wines they produce.
About your instructor
Jason Kallsen is the founder of Libation Coach. He’s been a wine instructor since the mid 1990s and a business coach for the beverage sales industry since 2010, in all training over 40,000 students over the years. He’s a judge for the annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition, and occasionally teaches through the extension department of the University of Minnesota.