Tasting Room Operations

Tasting Room Operations Certificate

Tasting Room Operations

The Tasting Room Operations certificate gives students the baseline they need to succeed in the tasting room and to propel them forward into management jobs. This certificate will allow students to become more knowledgeable about all aspects of wine from viticulture and production to business and finance management with the overall emphasis on how to properly operate and organize the modern tasting room. 

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
VEN 130 Fundamentals of Viticulture and Enology 1 0 0 1
VEN 131 Wine Tasting (21+ only) 0 2 0 1
VEN 132 Wines of the World 1 2 0 2
VEN 181 Tasting Room Operations 3 0 0 3
VEN 182 Tasting Room Operations Lab 0 2 0 1
Spring Spring
VEN 188 Wine Finance 3 0 0 3
VEN 189 Wine Business 2 0 0 2
VEN 286 Wine Marketing 3 0 0 3

Available Courses


CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the scientific method to solve practical problems of winegrowing in the southeastern United States.
  • Develop a business/marketing plan to establish and operate a vineyard and/or winery.
  • Recognize and apply environmentally responsible and sustainable agricultural practices in wine grape production and in winery design and operations.
  • Understand grapevine physiology and its affect on decision making in winery.
  • Use crop estimates to plan winery functions and logistics to enhance safety and profitability.

Estimated Cost

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,418.00 $4,490.00
Books and Supplies $379.69 $379.69
Total Cost $1,797.69 $4,869.69

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Program Contact(s)


Enology Instructor
(336) 386-3569


Viticulture Instructor
(336) 386-3631

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