UK to offer wine-related courses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky is getting a lot of interest in four new courses it plans to offer this fall that are related to wine, including one class that features wine tasting.

Professor Michael Barrett, who will teach a wine appreciation class, told the Lexington Herald-Leader ( that he has been "overwhelmed with interest" from students. The class is restricted to those who are at least 21 and will educate students on the history, science and pleasure of wine.

UK says the class and three others that are in the works will help provide more skilled workers for the state's growing wine industry.

Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader,

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