The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Wine Studies: Enology Certificate of Achievement emphasis, the study of winemaking, offers students an intense, hands-on, experience in fall and spring winery operations and essential introduction to chemistry, organic chemistry, and wine lab analysis. Santa Rosa Junior College’s Enology concentration is an interdisciplinary academic/occupational program between the College’s outstanding Chemistry and Agriculture/Natural Resources Departments.
The Enology emphasis prepares students for entry-level positions as winery laboratory assistants, cellar masters, assistant winemakers, winery education directors, wine quality control specialists, and sensory evaluation personnel.
For students interested in an Associate degree, a Wine Studies: Enology major is available.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of winemaking and wine cellar practices including product evaluation; and
- Demonstrate knowledge of general chemistry principles, wine microbiology fundamentals, and wine laboratory techniques; and
- Demonstrate practices of wine analysis methods during cellaring operations.