Wine Industry and Hospitality (formerly Viticulture, Enology and Winery Technology)

viticulture student and instructors in a vineyard

San Jacinto Campus
(951) 487-MSJC (6752)
1-800-624-5561
Stefano Butto, Coordinator
sbutto@msjc.edu

Menifee Valley Campus
(951) 672-MSJC (6752)
1-800-452-3335
Stefano Butto, Coordinator
sbutto@msjc.edu

Degree(s)

Transfer:

None

Non-Transfer:

None

Certificate(s)

None

Employment Concentration Certificate(s)

Viticulture, Enology and Winery Technology Concentration

Program Description

Wine Industry and Hospitality is a program that introduces the student to a variety of disciplines included in the winemaking industry. From basic winemaking (enology), grape cultivation (viticulture), event organization and service (hospitality) to marketing and selling of wine (business principles). This program seeks to inform the student at an introductory level to the many fields encompassing the winery industry.

 

Goals

  • To create a well balanced curriculum offering an individual the options to enter the wine industry in the following areas:
    • Viticulture  — the science of the agricultural process of wine making.
    • Enology — the science of wine making.
    • Hospitality and Customer Service unique to the wine industry.
    • Wine Business and Marketing.
  • To provide quality training that would enable student to transfer to four year institutions.
  • Reinforce the image of the Temecula Wine Industry locally, regionally, and globally.

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