Viticulture Certificate of Mastery

General Requirements: Total Hours: 15 • Minimum GPA: 2.0

Program Description: This program is designed as a technical certificate to prepare students for direct entry into the vineyard industry or for currently employed individuals in the vineyard industry to upgrade and update their skills and knowledge. These courses are offered through the Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) partnership between accredited higher educational institutions, vineyards, and wineries across America. These partners share a 21st century vision for education in grape growing and wine making.

Specialized Program Requirements: 15 hours


Area Min. Hours Courses    
Viticulture 15 VIN 1113

Intro to Viticulture

    VIN 2103

Viticulture Practicum

    VIN 2112

Integrated Pest Management

    VIN 2122

Winter Viticulture Technology

    VIN 2142 Spring Viticulture
    VIN 2702

Marketing for the Small Winery

    VIN 2722

Winery Tasting Room Management

    VIN 2763

Advanced Tasting Room Management