Viticulture and Wine Technology: Viticulture Track

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Program

Whether you are interested in learning about grape growing or it is your goal to pursue a four-year degree or career in the thriving viticulture field, our Viticulture track program will prepare you to reach your goals. Our program, which is designed for high-achieving students, will equip you with a background of knowledge in grape growing, vineyard management, and winery operations. With your education, you'll be prepared to transfer to Cornell University to further your studies in this field, or you can also explore advanced degree opportunities in viticulture at other four-year institutions.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Viticulture track program, students will be able to:

  • Practice fermentation management.
  • Appraise and critique sustainable techniques in vineyard management.
  • Evaluate scenarios to prevent common viticulture and winemaking problems.
  • Compare and appraise the technologies used in vineyard management.
  • Develop practical skills used in vineyard management.
  • Interpret processes of pest control throughout grape vine phenological cycles.

The Experience

In your program experience, you'll pursue an internship in a viticulture-related role at a local vineyard between your freshman and sophomore year. Combined with the hands-on portion of this track, you'll also complete a vineyard establishment project as part of your final semester capstone experience.

Visit FLCC

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Viticulture and Wine Center

The FLCC Viticulture and Wine Center provides you with a real-world setting that is suitable for allowing you to gain extensive hands-on winemaking experience.

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Viticulture Programs at FLCC

Pursue your career goal of working in the wine industry when you study at FLCC. We offer a variety of programs that will get you ready to lead a successful future in this growing field.

A.A.S. Degree

Enology Track

Viticulture Track