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Wine Studies: Wine Evaluation and Service Certificate Agriculture & Natural Resources Total Units: 23.5
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Term Effective: Spring 2007

Description:

The Wine Studies: Wine Evaluation and Service Certificate of Achievement prepares students for skills such as serving wine according to professional standards, planning and effectively publicizing wine industry events, and the ability to discuss wine regions and characteristics of grape varieties suited to those regions.

This program prepares students for a variety of positions in the wine industry, including but not limited to: Hospitality Assistant, Hospitality Manager, Tasting Room Assistant Manager, Tasting Room Manager, Wine Educator, Wine Consultant, Tour Guide, Wine Club Administrator, Event Staffer, Wine Hospitality Staffer, Sales Specialist in Wines, Winery Assistant, Visitor Center Representative.

For students interested in an Associate degree, a Wine Studies: Wine Evaluation and Service major is available.

Please see the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department website for more information.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Wine Studies: Wine Evaluation and Service Certificate program are:

  • Complete 23.5 units from
    • Wine Studies Core Requirements
    • Wine Evaluation and Service Emphasis Requirements

Wine Studies Core Requirements - complete 13.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
AGBUS 2 Agricultural Computer Applications3.00
WINE 70 Wine Component Tasting1.50
WINE 110 Professional Wine Judging1.50
Complete a combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
WINE 52.1 and WINE 52.2
WINE 3
4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
WINE 1 World Viticulture and Wine Styles3.00
VIT 1 World Viticulture and Wine Styles3.00
 
Wine Evaluation and Service Emphasis Requirements - complete 10.50 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
WINE 111 Sonoma County Appellations1.50
WINE 112 Wine Regions of California1.50
WINE 114 Wines of California and Europe1.50
WINE 130 Wine Service and Hospitality1.50
WINE 131 Wine Industry Event Planning1.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AGBUS 62 Agricultural Sales and Communication3.00
AGRI 56 Agricultural Enterprise Project2.00-4.00
AGRI 98 Independent Study in Agriculture1.00-3.00
AGRI 99 Agriculture Occupational Work Experience0.50-8.00
AGRI 99I Agriculture Occupational Work Experience Internship0.50-8.00
CUL 256.6 Wine and Food Affinities1.00
WINE 56 Introduction to Agriculture and Wine Business Management3.00
WINE 62 Agricultural Sales and Communication3.00
WINE 100 Wine Marketing Fundamentals3.00
WINE 101 Wine Sales and Distribution1.50
WINE 102 Wines in the Global Marketplace - Retail Sales1.50
WINE 103 Consumer Direct Wine Sales and Marketing1.50
WINE 104 Agricultural and Wine Marketing Fundamentals3.00
WINE 105 Wine Public Relations1.50
WINE 106 Media in the Wine and Vineyard Industry1.50
WINE 108 Viticulture and Enology for Tasting Room Personnel1.00
WINE 113 Winemakers of Sonoma County1.50
WINE 115 Wines of California and Australia/New Zealand1.50
WINE 116 Wines of Italy1.50
WINE 117 Wines of France1.50
WINE 118 Zinfandel--Grape to Glass1.50
WINE 119 Sideways: An Examination of Pinot Noir1.50
WINE 150 Amateur Small Scale Winemaking Operations2.00

Term Effective: Spring 2007

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.

Term Inactive: Fall 2009

Previous Versions:

Wine Studies: Wine Eval. & Service - effective Fall 2006
Wine Studies: Wine Eval. & Service - effective Fall 2005

Program Requirements Notes:

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

Contact
Information
Phone Email Website
(707) 527-4408
srjccertificate003289@santarosa.edu