Masters Programs in Oenology

Compare 10 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 wine & e-tourism

Formasup Campus
Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 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).

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CORE

General Development of the Business strategic positioning Economic and financial management Déloppement commercial and communication policy Supervision and management ... [-]

Master Microbiology and Physicochemistry for food and wine Processes

AgroSup Dijon
Campus 2 years September 2019 France Dijon

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry. [+]

About the Master’s Degree

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry.

Indeed, today several factors influence and explain the dynamism of employment of researchers and managers in the field of food science and food-processing industries:

the increase of the regulations and the control of agro-industries, the changes of uses and technologies in the production and the elaboration of food, the energy transition Urgent need of innovation to meet the challenge to feed the whole planet in very close future. Course content ... [-]

Master's Degree in Sommelier Studies and Enomarketing

Basque Culinary Center
Campus Full time 6 months January 2019 Spain San Sebastián

The aim of this master’s degree course is to train professionals who specialise in the world of wine with a broad base of skills relating to wine and the wine business, including its relationship with food. A multidisciplinary vision to develop a professional career in wine production, distribution and catering. [+]

Registration opened

Start date: January 2018

Spain is one of the largest wine producers in the world and its gastronomy has a natural relationship with that product.

The aim of this master’s degree course is to train professionals who specialise in the world of wine with a broad base of skills relating to wine and the wine business, including its relationship with food. A multidisciplinary vision to develop a professional career in wine production, distribution and catering.

Master Classes, business case studies, tastings and seminars conducted by reputable wine experts, sommeliers and wine-making entrepreneurs.... [-]


Master in Viticulture and Enology

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Georgia Tbilisi

After graduation of this program, 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. [+]

Program 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. Program Description ... [-]

Specializing Master in Viticulture & Enology

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

University Master’s Degree in Fermented Beverages

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time Part time 9 months October 2019 Spain Tarragona + 1 more

The overall objective of this master's degree is to train you to become researcher and professional in the field of fermented beverages, especially wine, sparkling wine, and beer. [+]

The overall objective of this master's degree is to train you to become researcher and professional in the field of fermented beverages, especially wine, sparkling wine, and beer.

It, therefore, offers three clear professional specializations:

Oenology research: This specialization trains future researchers in the field of oenology and food biotechnology and gives students the chance to follow their studies with a doctoral programme. Science and technology of sparkling wines: This specialization trains future professionals in oenology or viticulture who wish to specialize in the production of sparkling wine, a sector that is widely represented in Catalonia. Science and technology of beer: This specialization trains professionals from different fields (biotechnologists, winemakers, engineers, etc.) in the process of brewing different types of beer on an industrial and artisanal scale. ... [-]

Master Course on Italian Culinary Arts

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 Italy Turin

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 subscription cost), at restaurants selected by the school. [+]

Master Course in Italian Cuisine and 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 subscription 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.... [-]


Master's Degree in Oenology and Viticulture

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

The main objectives of the master's degree in Oenology and Viticulture are: Advanced training, complementing and innovating the first cycle; Development of scientific, technological and professional skills of excellence; Improvement of the intervention capacity in the wine sector; Ability to plan, innovate and evaluate new techniques and processes or improve procedures in use; Mechanisms for critical analysis based on the vitivinicultural context; Progression in the formation and updating of knowledge and skills. [+]

The main objectives of the master's degree in Oenology and Viticulture are:

Advanced training, complementing and innovating the first cycle;Development of scientific, technological and professional skills of excellence;Improvement of the intervention capacity in the wine sector;Ability to plan, innovate and evaluate new techniques and processes or improve procedures in use;Mechanisms for critical analysis based on the vitivinicultural context;Progression in the formation and updating of knowledge and skills.

Schedule

Majority of the contact hours concentrated on Friday and Saturday (except for the Curricular Choice and Dissertation Units). Regulation of the Master Course (2nd Cycle) in Oenology and Viticulture published in the form of Notice nº 14407/2015, in the Diário da República, 2nd series, of December 9, 2015.... [-]


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

INSEEC Chambéry campus
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2019 France Chambéry

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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 2019 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.... [-]