Principles of Vine Growing

Course overview

Unlock the secrets of vine growing with our comprehensive short course tailored for aspiring viticulturists, vineyard workers, or wine enthusiasts eager to delve into the world of grape cultivation.

This course offers a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, ensuring you grasp the intricacies of vine growing.

You will learn how to evaluate and enhance vineyard sites, make informed decisions on vine varietals, and master the art of winter pruning. This is a great opportunity to cultivate your expertise in viticulture and take your first step towards becoming an expert winemaker.

You will learn

  • How to evaluate and improve vineyard sites
  • How to select vine varietals
  • Winter pruning
  • Vine propagation and nutrition
  • The importance of planting and trellising vines
  • Weed control and sustainable viticulture
  • Vineyard pest and disease management
  • The importance of summer in the vineyard

There is no formal qualification associated with this course.

No entry requirements, however a keen interest in viticulture is essential.

You can progress to one of our other courses in viticulture and oenology.