Viticulture, Enology & Tasting Room Management

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PVCC offers a series of courses in Viticulture (grape growing), Enology (wine making) and Tasting Room Management. Taught by Virginia wine industry professionals, courses combine in-class instruction with hands-on learning in local vineyards and wineries. Students range from current owners and operators looking to sharpen their skills, to novices looking to get involved in Virginia's growing wine industry. A student can begin taking courses any time throughout the year. Courses can be completed in any order.

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Class Title DateDaysTimesLocationTuition
Legal Issues in the Wine IndustryJun. 1, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Canopy ManagementJun. 15, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Winery Design & EquipmentJun, 22, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.King Family Vineyards$159
Tasting Room ManagementAug. 7, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Cunningham$159
Introduction to EnologyAug. 17, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Legal Issues in the Wine IndustrySep. 3, 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$99
The Business of WineNov. 16, 2024S9 a.m. - 1 p.m.DuCard Vineyards$99
Successful Wine Club ManagementComing Fall 2024W9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Cunningham$99
Soil Prep & PlanningComing Fall 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Vineyard SprayingComing Fall 2024S9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Vineyard Site SelectionTBDS9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Main$159
Tasting Room ManagementTBDW9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Cunningham$159
Wine MarketingTBDS9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Valley Road$159
Wine BlendingTBDS9 a.m. - 1 p.m.King Family Vineyards$99

*Part of the Viticulture course series

^Part of the Enology course series

#Part of the Tasting Room Management course series

Day Abbreviations

M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, Su=Sunday

Course Locations/ Abbreviations

Class dates, location and tuition subject to change.