Masters Programs in Oenology

Compare 9 Masters Programs in Oenology

A master’s degree signals the completion of a graduate program in a particular field. These programs can range, on average, from two to four years and are available at universities in many different countries. 

What is a Master in Oenology? This program focuses on the science of wine, and students develop advanced knowledge about specific aspects of growing grapes and making wine. Some topics students study include vine physiology, vine health, wine sensory science, and wine production. Graduates of this curriculum have a greater ability to identify and solve problems in the making of wine and the wine industry itself. Many of the programs include independent analysis and research in a specific area of the student’s choice.  

Students who study the area of oenology build strong analytical skills, which are important not only in their career but also in other areas of their lives. Students also gain the ability to solve a multitude of problems and develop technical skills that are necessary to work in the industry.

The amount of money required to earn this degree varies from one country and school to another. Factors such as resident status, length of the curriculum, and location of the school can dramatically affect the total tuition. 

There is a diverse range of opportunities career-wise for those who graduate with a master’s degree. They may choose to work on the technical side of the industry and produce different types of wine. They may also decide to use leadership skills to manage a winery or vineyard, or use their knowledge to be a wine consultant or marketer. Some typical job titles may include wine promoter, grower liaison officer, wine maker, vineyard manager, or winery engineer.

A degree in oenology can be obtained from a school close to you or even online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Italian Cuisine and Oenology

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 6 months October 2017 Italy Italy Online

The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology, lasting 180 days, is set out in two parts: the first, with a 55-day length, of theoretical-practical lessons at the ICIF headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second consists in a 120-day professional internship (optional, not included in the subcription cost), at restaurants selected by the school. [+]

Masters in Oenology. Nine weeks of theoretical and practical lessons and the opportunity of a practical training period at the best Italian restaurants The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology, lasting 180 days, is set out in two parts: the first, with a 55-day length, of theoretical-practical lessons at the ICIF headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second consists in a 120-day professional internship (optional, not included in the subcription cost), at restaurants selected by the school. The Master teaches regional traditional cuisine and its modern-creative evolution, the basic techniques, the appropriate decorations, the art of presentation and other fundamental notions on agricultural-food products, spices, aromatic herbs, food raw materials, together with a detailed study of wines and oils. During their stay at the school all students will be divided into groups and will take turns preparing all of the ingredients necessary for the recipes. They will also be involved in practical tasks carried out in both the kitchen and dining room. Minimum attendance 12 – maximum 24. Duration The Course has a total duration of 6 months: 9 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 15 weeks of internship (optional) at an Italian restaurant previously selected by the Institute. Those who can enroll are: Holders of diplomas from higher education hospitality institutes or centres Foreign and Italian professionals from the food and wine sector Workers from the sector with at least three years of documented experience in hospitality industry worldwide. Lesson topics Cooking General knowledge... [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in International Wine Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Hong Kong Kowloon

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. [+]

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. Developed in consultation with noted wine industry figure Professor Jeannie Cho Lee, Professor of Practice (Wine) of the SHTM and the first Asian Master of Wine (MW), and endorsed by renowned industry leaders, the programme features residential study trips which give students the opportunity to visit renowned wine regions in the world to understand the best practice in wine production, trade and management with a view to increasing their international exposure and developing global networks. [-]

Master in Viticulture and Enology

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

After graduation of this programme, with the acquired knowledge and awarded qualification, person will be able to work in private sector, governmental and nongovernmental organizations such as wine companies, grape growing companies, sparkling wine and distilled beverages enterprises, laboratories, tasting commissions, associations working in the field of viticulture and enology, Ministry of Agriculture and its affiliated agencies. [+]

Masters in Oenology. Programme Objectives To prepare the enologist in accordance with labor market demands, which will be competitive, practically-oriented and ready to meet the highest expectations of the wine industry. To acquire the students with the required theoretical knowledge and practical skill. To introduce to students the world of grape growing, wine making, wine appreciation and wine business. To teach the current techniques, to give information about modern methods, innovations used while managing a vineyard and winery. To explain the importance of specific viticulture techniques in creating wines with good flavor and aroma. To provide the experience for students that develops relevant skills in current practices for harvesting grapes and processing grapes into wine at a commercial vineyard and/or winery. To become students familiar with common analytical skills, used in a wine laboratory. Programme Description The programme was developed according ECTS system, 1 credit is equal to 27 hours, which is meant as a contact, as well as independent work hours. The distribution of credits is represented in the curriculum. The duration of the programme is 2 years (4 semesters) and covers 120 credits (ECTS). Core courses-75 credits, which are scheduled as follows: mandatory courses in specialization 58 credits; elective course 5 credit; practice-12 credits and research component– 45 credits. Practices will be held in vineyard, nursery garden and in wine factory. The first-year learning process (two semesters 21-21 weeks) is scheduled as follows: two weeks, particularly in VII and XIV week provided midterm examinations i.e., duration of learning... [-]

Master's Degree In Food & Wine Management (Milan) - Italian Path

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 11 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master aims to train new professional profiles of technical and food manager with extensive knowledge of the industry and food industry processes. [+]

The Master aims to train new professional profiles of technical and food manager with extensive knowledge of the industry and food industry processes. STRUCTURE The full-time Master, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, has a duration of 11 months (5 of 6 classroom and internship). PROGRAM The program is divided into the following main points: Fundamentals of management: elements of economics and business management basic principles of nutrition and dietetics The food and wine and agri-food system Economics and food company management Marketing, communication and business development in the food and wine sector internationalization strategies. Focus on the countries of Asia, Africa, USA technical and managerial skills food and risk management right The launch of a start-up in food and wine. STAGE The Master aims to train professional earmarked to cover strategic roles within companies that operate successfully in the food and wine sector can operate in: Companies belonging to the food sector Companies belonging to the GDO SMEs operating in the food and wine sector wineries Industry Associations Enterprises of production and processing hoReCa operators Bodies involved in the promotion of agri-food products RECIPIENTS The Master is aimed at young graduates and undergraduates in economic dicipline, in engineering management, communication sciences and political-legal studies. It also caters to those who graduated in science in particular in the areas of food science, chemistry, biology and mechanical engineering (plant food). FACULTY The teaching is entrusted to managers, consultants and industry experts through a proven teaching method, ensure a gradual learning and full... [-]

Master's Degree In Food & Wine Management (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 11 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters of Food & Wine Business School Il Sole 24 ORE aims to train new technical job profiles and the food & wine managers with a thorough understanding of the industry and food industry processes. [+]

Masters in Oenology. The Masters of Food & Wine Business School Il Sole 24 ORE aims to train new technical job profiles and the food & wine managers with a thorough understanding of the industry and food industry processes. STRUCTURE The Master Food & Wine Management full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, has a duration of 11 months: 5 months full-time classroom training 6 months internship at the facilities of the wine and food industry PROGRAM The classroom program is divided into the following main points: Fundamentals of management: elements of economics and business management basic principles of nutrition and dietetics The food and wine and agri-food system Economics and food company management Marketing, communication and business development in the food and wine sector internationalization strategies. Focus on the countries of Asia, Africa, USA technical and managerial skills food and risk management right The launch of a start-up in food and wine. There will be a number of project work in collaboration with companies in the sector, both for new product development - with marketing managers, sales managers and product managers - both on the export and internationalization issues. Some companies he has worked with the Master: Chr.Hansen, Felicetti, AlceNero, Mila and Molinari. During the months of classroom participants also conduct guided tours of the food and wine industry companies and facilities. Some companies visited in the current and previous editions: Home of the Chocolate Perugina, Relais Chateaux The Falconer, Peroni, Buongiornovino, Monini (oil), Urbani Tartufi, Taste Florence. STAGE The... [-]

Master in Brand Design and Management: Food, Wine and Tourism

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 11 months February 2018 Italy Florence

The goal of this Master is to implement and strengthen the skills required to take on strategic roles in tourism, food and wine based brands. The Master is also designed to train professionals in the construction and management of formats/services in hospitality, as well as communication experts in Food & Wine sector. [+]

Barcelona and Florence are two of the main touristic destinations in Europe, both of them attract tourist thanks to a unique blend between art, culture and a great quality of life and hospitality. Nowadays launching and empower a brand in these fields needs transversal skills and an overall vision. Territoriality is not a limitation anymore but a key value for being globally recognisable. Both Tuscany and Catalunya are regions that build their branding strategies on that value and they are succeeding in it. Professional Opportunities - The goal of this Master is to implement and strengthen the skills required to take on strategic roles in tourism, food and wine based brands. The Master is also designed to train professionals in the construction and management of formats/services in hospitality, as well as communication experts in Food & Wine sector. Joint Master Course - Florence and Barcelona Structure and methodology - The overall aim of the course is to meet the rising demand for qualified professionals able to offer a new managerial approach to the tourism/food & beverage sector in the touristic/hospitality industry. The course’s structure, which includes a detailed curriculum based on brand design and management, prepares future innovative professionals in the fields of tourism, hospitality, food and wine services. The aim is to train strategy and communication experts in identity-building and values related to food, wine and tourism industry brands. The Master is held in Barcelona and Florence, two cities featuring a long-standing history of tourism, wine and food industry.... [-]

MSc/MBA in Luxury Brand Management ,Food & Wine M2 October

INSEEC Chambéry campus
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 France Chambéry-le-Vieux

MBA /MSc in Luxury Brand Management ,Food & Wine M2 is a three period course with 350 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits. All classes are taught in English [+]

Masters in Oenology. The MBA /MSc. in Luxury Brand Management ,Food & Wine is a three period course with 350 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits. All classes are taught in English. The program offers a multidisciplinary approach: solid business, strategic, marketing and communication knowledge combined with the exposure to the practical side, thanks to the contribution of active professionals and to field-visits. It provides the necessary knowledge and expertise to enter the luxury service industry through a mix of academic pillars and practical courses on different industry segments. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course can be directly applied to work in Luxury Hospitality in a variety of services such as Operations,Brand Management, E-Merchandising, culinary Tourism, Management gastronomy & Wine, Food and Beverage, Event Management, Sales or Guest Service. Admission Requirements MSc: Interested candidate with BSc. Hns. Degree (4 years of University studies duly completed or 5 years for Chinese students) with the level of English language competence needed to study in English. MBA: interested candidate with BSc. Degree (3 years of University studies duly completed or 4 years for Chinese students) and at least 2 years of work experience in a middle management position with the level of English language competence needed to study in English. IELTS: 6.5 -7.0 (With band score no less than 6.0) TOEIC: 750 - TOEFL: 550 - TOEFL IBT: 80 French Proficiency: no pre-requisite. French-as-a-Foreign-Language Instruction included in the program. Submit the application and required documents by email:akpallattu@inseec.com. Shortlist... [-]

Master Wine & E-tourism

Formasup Campus
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 France Bordeaux

The Leader Operational Manager Enterprise ensures the overall development of the company and its activities, products and services. It defines the strategic directions. [+]

CAREER GOAL It allows to acquire all the fundamental operational manager to develop and improve the company's performance. Two years to professionalize the business leader, learn to develop strategies, master the future of the company by creating or effectively prepare transmission. The Leader Operational Manager Enterprise ensures the overall development of the company and its activities, products and services. It defines the strategic directions. * Title "Leader Manager operational business" recorded in RNCP, certified by the state level I in collaboration with C3 Institute (plug - 310p code in the OJ of 11.19.2014). CONTENT CORE General Development of the Business strategic positioning Economic and financial management Déloppement commercial and communication policy Supervision and management MAJOR WINE & E-Tourism Wine tourism and intercultural strategies Knowledge of territories Industrial tourism, Incentive: Business tourism Watch and Foresight: innovative sectors in wine tourism Wine tourism and eco-development E-BUSINESS & E -Tourism Management of tourism through ICT E-reputation and social networks SEO technique E-TOURISM (MOBILE, RFID, Digital Media ..) E-marketing tourism TRADES COVERED Travel agent management Product Manager responsible destination Forfaitiste in a Tour Operator sales manager at a tour operator Accommodation management structures tourist direction Project manager in events animator responsible holiday center Responsible for local tourism development in a community Tourist accompanist CONDUCT The training lasts 24 months. student status on alternate rhythm From 6 to 12 month internship / gratification alternating status 1 week training / 3 weeks in a company pay 80% to 100% of the SMIC RATE Student status: Registration... [-]

Specializing Master in Viticulture & Enology

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal... [+]

Masters in Oenology. The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal. Learning objectives The main goals of the program are: - To acquire solid methodology and knowledge suitable to address innovation issues in the vineyard and winery - To achieve specific skills for new canopy management technique suitable to mitigate undesired climate-related effects, new sustainable approaches for pest and disease control, precision viticulture and enology - Develop the ability to diagnose limiting factors occurring in vineyard and winery and to produce suitable solutions - Learn to pro-actively take part in discussions dealing with viticulture and enology topics. Career opportunities & professional recognition The Master’s qualification in ‘Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition’ will open up professional opportunities in the fields of viticulture and enology chain; wine marketing and distribution; restaurants; large scale retail trade and freelancing. A class that makes a difference The Master in Viticulture & Enology will be comprised of international students and Cattolica’s domestic students. Faculty & teaching staff Dr. Matteo Gatti - Research Assistant Prof. Gabriele Canali - Associate Professor Dr. Fabrizio Torchio - Research Assistant Prof. Stefano Poni -... [-]