Viticulture & Enology Intensive

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Do you know the difference between viticulture and enology? Learn the species and varieties of grapes used in winemaking and the difference between clones, crosses, hybrids and grafting. Study the physical structure of the vine, the annual lifecycle and the metabolic processes. Learn about terroir and sustainable farming. Next our studies take us inside the winery to learn wine production techniques for all styles of wines and the myriad of options for the winemaker. We tie it all together to understand how the decisions in the vineyard and in the cellar impact the style and quality of the final product.

This workshop is the part of our Certified Specialist of Wine program. As part of this workshop, you'll taste 6 wines related to the curriculum.

Those who would like to attend workshops online and forgo the wine tastings can apply WEBONLY at checkout to any online workshops for 40% off.  SEE ALL WEBONLY WORKSHOPS 

New Hybrid Format! 

Formats Available

Hybrid - Room/Zoom - NEW!

We've recently invested in some serious AV technology upgrades to create an integrated Hybrid Room/Zoom experience for all students.  Both "Roomers" and "Zoomers" are able to engage with us and each other during these live classes.  Recordings are also available after the class.  Whether you are excited to return to our beautiful venue in person or are enjoying the convenience of home learning, you can choose the experience that's right for YOU!  Learn more...

In-Person Location

San Francisco Wine School*
415 Grand Ave #301
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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*See our latest Re-Opening & COVID Safety Information

Requirements

All attendees must be at least 21 years of age