VITICULTURE AND ENOLOGY
Viticulture: The Study of Growing Grapes
Enology: The Study of Winemaking
Classes in viticulture and enology are designed to help students incorporate the basic sciences into the production of grapes and wines with numerous opportunities for "hands-on" learning experiences. We have the only university teaching facilities in the world that combines 120 acres of table, raisin, and wine grape vineyards, a commercial 10,000 case winery, and a processing facility suitable for small-scale raisin production.
This unique combination of academics and facilities has provided the training ground for numerous award-winning viticulturists and winemakers.
What You Can Do
Graduates from this program can develop successful careers in grape and wine production as well as industries that provide support to grape and wine producers.
Interesting Classes You Might Take
- Production and Marketing of Table Grapes
- Winery Management
- Regulations: Wine and Brandy
- Analytical Methods for Wine
What You Can Learn
- Strategies for producing high-quality, high-yielding grapes
- Wine evaluation techniques (chemical and sensory)
- Raisin production-
- Winery Business and Marketing
About the College
The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology can offer you the education you will need to be a leader in agriculture and related sciences in the New California. We offer outstanding programs in the traditional areas of agriculture, including animal sciences, plant science, agricultural education, viticulture and agricultural business. And, we offer excellent programs in areas which are uniquely related to agriculture, including nutrition and dietetics, food science, enology, child development, family science, fashion merchandizing and industrial technology.
College Contact Information
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
2415 E. San Ramon,
Fresno, CA 93740
Department of Viticulture and Enology
Viticulture and Enology Research Center
2360 E. Barstow Avenue M/S VR89
Phone: (559) 278-2089
Fax: (559) 278-4795