Classes begin this month for Piedmont Virginia Community College certificates in Enology and Viticulture.
Class offerings include:
Start-Up Vineyard Classes at Monticello Join Gabriele Rausse for this field-oriented experience in the principles and practices of grapevine production. Class begins in August and will continue through the spring and summer of 2012.
Custom Crush Class This is a great class for new students or experienced winemakers. Michael Shaps works with a small group of students to produce a barrel of wine. The class starts in August with assessing grapes in the vineyard and ends in May/June with bottling of the finished product. Cost includes all materials including grapes. Class times are flexible. At the end of class, each student will receive four cases of wine.
Wines of the World Gain competence and confidence in selecting and understanding wines, appreciating their many varieties and styles, learning the wine regions of the world and the reason for their fame. Classes include: Introduction to Wines of the World, Wines of Germany, Austria and Alsace, Wines of France, Wines of Italy
For the full listing see pages 4 and 5 of the PVCC Workforce Services Fall Class Schedule.
For more information contact Workforce Services at 434.961.5354. You can register over the phone, or email Workforce Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or contact Greg Rosko, Program Manager of Viticulture and Enology at 434.823.2486, email@example.com.