Humanities and Education
Note: The Professional Sequence in Wine Studies is being discontinued, effective July 9, 2012. No further registrations for the program will be accepted. Currently registered students should email email@example.com or call (510) 643-1110.
With the Professional Sequence in Wine Studies, you learn about important wines of California and Europe, gain a foundational understanding of the wine industry and of wine history and earn continuing education units (CEUs). Enhance your wine experience by exploring regional wines, varied wine-making techniques, and links between wine and cuisine. Cover unique interdisciplinary topics such as the relationship among philosophy, arts and wine in particular cultures. All of our instructors are prominent educators in the local wine industry. Join our email list to stay informed about this program.
The table contains the required courses for the Professional Sequence in Wine Studies, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
4–5 Required Courses, 7.0 ceu (70 Hours of Instruction)
|Required Courses||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom|
|Fundamentals of Wine Studies I: Wines of California and Europe||2.4 ceu||Fall
|Fundamentals of Wine Studies II: Sensory Evaluation of Wines and Their Components||1.5 ceu||Fall
|Electives||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom|
|The Country Wines of France||1.5 ceu||Summer|
|Wines of Germany and Eastern Europe (offered future term)||1.8 ceu|
|Wines of the Napa Valley||1.5 ceu||Spring|
Course availability is subject to change.
To enroll, click on a course title above and choose a section.
You may enroll in individual courses without registering for the Professional Sequence in Wine Studies.
Whether you're a general enthusiast or a professional, you benefit from a range of exciting wine and food courses that provide a structure in which to appreciate, discuss and evaluate wine. The program enlivens your aesthetic vocabulary and deepens your wine palate.
You must be 21 years old to register for the Professional Sequence in Wine Studies.
The curriculum comprises 4–5 required courses (depending on specific courses taken) for a total of 7.0 ceu (70 hours of instruction).
All coursework must be completed within three years of registering for the program. However, requirements may be updated based on new developments in the field of study; we recommend completing the curriculum in a timely fashion. For more information, please see the completion requirements and the substitutions, waivers and transfer credit policies.
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