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Winemaking Certificate

Certificate Number 903202

Learn beginning winemaking skills for yourself or to become a winery employee.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Make wine.
. Identify wine faults.
. Analyze wine and grape juice.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 103202, Winemaking (Enology)

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. Must be at least 21 years old.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-320-121 VIN105-Molecular Principles in
10-320-109 Introduction to Enology
10-320-112 Intro to Wine Microorganisms
10-320-117 Sensory Evaluation
10-320-116 Wine and Must Analysis

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-320-121 VIN105-Molec Prin Grape/Wine...emphasis on chemical fundamentals of winemaking. This course includes organic, biochemistry, and applications with a focus on the grape and wine industry.

10-320-109 VIN146-Intro to Enology...learn the basic science and technology of winemaking. Make wine from a kit, track fermentation, make various chemical measurements and provide one bottle of finished wine for evaluation. (Students must be 21 years of age to enroll in this course.)

10-320-112 VIN210-Intro to Wine Microorgs...learn about the variety of microorganisms frequently encountered in the wine-making process both beneficial and harmful including identification, physiology, morphology, and biochemistry of various wine microorganisms.

10-320-117 VIN266-Sensory Evaluation...develop an understanding of the principles of sensory evaluation used in commercial wine making. Students will utilize sensory kits and workshops to further sensory evaluation skills and techniques. Students must be 21 years of age to enroll in this course. (Prerequisite: VIN 146, Introduction to Enology or permission)

10-320-116 VIN268-Wine/Must Analysis...analysis regarding grape juice and wine are chosen for laboratory exercises and demonstrate various chemical, physical, and biochemical methods. Students will participate in workshops and hands-on experiences at participating wineries. (Prerequisites: VIN146, Intro to Enology; CHM105, or permission.)

For more information, please contact: The Trades & Engineering Technologies Department,(920) 498-5461 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5461,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.