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  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Agritech

ENOCERT 101 Certification Course: Basic Viticulture & Enology* (Formerly new grower/new winery workshop) (NEW Online format! Synchronous sessions approx. 8:30-12pm)
May 4-5, 2022 Register Here

Overview: This course will cover the basics of grape growing from the ground up.  Through live interactive lectures, participants will understand how vineyard site, climate, and trellising systems impact grape production and quality.  Participants will also expand their understanding of production steps for specific wine types.  Upon completing this course, attendees will learn how different wine types (white, red, rosé, sparkling) are produced, and the key decisions that need to be made to influence wine style.

Learning Objectives:
1. To understand the components of a vineyard site that impact grape production.
2. To become familiar with the most important wine grapes in New York.
3. To be able to describe parts of a grape vine and their primary function.
4. To be able to describe the parts of a trellis system and some major trellising types.
5. To understand the major threats to wine grape production.
6. To be able to create a winemaking outline for white, red, and rosé wine production.
7. To understand and articulate the primary decisions that must be made during wine production.
8. To understand how changes in key variables (grapes, yeast, additives, fermentation temperature, fermentation vessels) will change wine characteristics.

Date & Time

May 4, 2022 - May 5, 2022
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


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Contact Information

Ms. Cortni Stahl



Food Science

Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

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