Introduction to Wine and Winemaking
Whether you're interested in a career in the wine industry or are just a devoted oenophile, you can take this unique course from anywhere in the world.
Introduction to Sensory Evaluation of Wine
Novice oenophiles, enhance your critical tasting ability and learn basic aspects of sensory evaluation often overlooked in most wine tastings.
Public Relations and Social Media for the Small Winery
Learning to integrate new tools, such as social media, with proven public relations communications techniques is essential for setting your winery and brand apart from the competition. Acquire strategies for PR success without spending too much in the process.
Advanced Wine Tasting
This rigorous day of tasting duplicates many of the consistency and identification tests required for qualification as a wine competition judge. It challenges experienced tasters and, following each flight that is blind tasted, provides immediate feedback on their sensitivity to a range of odors and flavors in wine, whether attributes or defects.
Rootstock Workshop: Identification and Use
Learn about the history, use and identification of the 20 most important rootstocks in California in this workshop designed for the grape grower, winemaker, viticulturist and nursery employee.
Winegrapes: Identification and Use
Receive an introduction to about 40 white and red winegrape varieties in this workshop designed for the grape grower, winemaker, viticulturist and nursery employee. White wine varieties are discussed on day one, and the reds on day two.
OIV Wine Marketing Program - 2 Week Program
Learn how industry experts successfully create a brand and market wine in the United States. You may take the entire two-week program, or you may attend by the week or by the day.
See what a few of our Winemaking certificate grads had to say about the program at the 2012 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium.
Watch our very own John Buechsenstein share his knowledge on a variety of wine evaluation topics in a series of short video "vignettes:"
Watch a video testimonial from Winemaking Certificate graduate Peter Kitchak.