Vineyard Management

April 5, 2017 (Wed) from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

San Diego State University
5250 Campanile Drive
San Diego, Calif. 91982-1920

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Cost: $339

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Educational     Networking     Weekly Event     Wine    

This course for the wine enthusiast covers the basics of viticulture and its importance to quality winemaking. Topics include viticulture history (global and local); vineyard considerations and management; exploration of wine grape varieties and clones; considerations of soils, climate, terroir and sunlight; and the final processing of the grapes as they become wine. The course concludes with a hands-on visit to a working vineyard/winery in Temecula, which includes a tasting, showcasing wine grapes at their finest.

The class meets Wednesdays, April 5, 12, and 19 from 6-9 pm at SDSU. The Saturday, April 22 session will be held at Wilson Creek Winery from 9 am-4 pm.

This course is part of the Professional Certificate in the Business of Wine program through SDSU’s College of Extended Studies.