Viticulture and Enology

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Develop an understanding of the biological and physical aspects involved with grape and wine production while also gaining hands-on experience with grape growing and wine making practices.

The Viticulture and Enology major provides an interdisciplinary education in the biological and physical principles underlying grape and wine production as well as practical knowledge of grape growing (viticulture) and wine making (enology). This program provides the knowledge base for problem-solving and decision-making in commercial grape and wine production.

The program

The curriculum builds upon a foundation of biology, chemistry, biochemistry and mathematics with specialized courses related to grape and wine production. To complete the program, students may choose to place particular emphasis on viticulture, enology or economics. Credit may also be earned for foreign language study and internships

Career options

  • Agribusiness
  • Broker
  • Enologist
  • Grower
  • Lab Technician
  • Pest Control Advisor
  • Production Supervisor
  • Quality Control and Assurance Supervisor
  • Researcher
  • Vineyard Manager
  • Wine Analyst
  • Winemaker

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