Wine Appreciation Courses

UBC Degree Courses

Registered UBC undergraduate students may enrol in the following credit-based courses on the science of wine:

  • FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science I (3): Principles of viticulture, enology, and wine microbiology and chemistry; marketing, regulation and classification of wines from selected regions of the world; social, economic and health aspects of wine consumption; wine appreciation. 
  • FNH 335 Introduction to Wine Science II (3): Review of diverse styles of wine with consideration of classic wine-producing areas. Concepts in wine microbiology/chemistry; overview of steps in grape processing for diverse wine styles. Comparison of regulations for Canadian VQA systems with international systems. Wine sensory analysis.


UBC Continuing Studies

UBC Continuing Studies, in association with the UBC Wine Research Centre, offers courses in wine education with wine appreciation and wine science activities to engage and educate adult learners of all levels of wine knowledge.

Visit UBC Continuing Studies for further details on course offerings.

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