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The only one of its kind in Virginia, PVCC offers Certificate Programs in both Viticulture and Enology. Classes are non-credit and all classes are held on Saturdays. To receive a Certificate in Enology, a student must complete nine required classes. All classes are taught by industry professionals and all are held at local wineries or vineyards, or we begin class at the college and then travel to a winery or vineyard. Students can begin taking classes at any time throughout the year.

Certificate Details

Classes offered: 9

Classes required for completion: 9

Mandatory Classes: 9

A passing grade is required to receive credit for the classes in this Certificate.

Classes in this Certificate may be taken in any order.

Price:  $1,161.00


Courses Available for this Certificate

From juice the wine is made. Matthieu Finot, winemaker and consultant, will teach the intricate processes of wine fermentation and racking from the point at whi ......(more)
Harvesting is peak season in the wine industry. You will begin with the critical process leading up to the decision to harvest. Follow Gabriele Rausse, famed fa ......(more)
Interested in winemaking? This class gives you an overview of the winemaking process for both red and white wines. Specific problems facing the Virginia winemak ......(more)
Virginia's wine lawyer, Marybeth Williams, walks students through the legal instricacies and important regulations that the serious wine grower needs to know to ......(more)
Champagne native and master sparkling winemaker Claude Thibaut teaches the magic and art of sparkling winemaking a la methode champenoise. Learn the detailed te ......(more)
Do you know how "farming the grapes" affects their taste and aroma? Can you recognize your personal capabilities in wine tasting? Become a competent wine t ......(more)
Covers the final stages of fermentation in preparation for bottling, including equipment used, selection of bottles and labeling. Includes hands-on experience. ......(more)
People in the wine business say that anyone can make wine, but can they sell it? Learn cutting-edge strategies for marketing wine from Neil Williamson of the Tr ......(more)
The design, layout and equipment needed for an efficient operaton are critical components for success in the wine industry. Learn winery design from the ground ......(more)