The Wine Professional Certificate program is an intensive, professional development program that covers the fundamentals of viticulture, winemaking techniques, major wine regions and styles, sensory evaluation of wine, professional wine service, the business of wine, and wine marketing strategies.
Wine sales are an important profit center for the restaurant/ hospitality industry and thus a comprehensive knowledge of wine is critical for maximizing outcomes. Graduates of this program will be prepared for careers in the restaurant/hospitality industry, wine distribution and wholesale/retail wine trade. Intended for hospitality professionals this certificate program would also delight the wine enthusiast.
All 9 credits in the Wine Professional
Certification MN program at Saint Paul College, St. Paul,
MN, must be taken concurrently.
The Wine and Artisan Foods Certificate provides the graduate with a strong knowledge of wine, wine service skills and wine marketing strategies in addition to current trends in food and wine pairing and preparing Artisan Foods. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills
of artisan foods preparation and wine pairing
skills necessary for a full service restaurant.
Program Delivery Methods
Online, hybrid, traditional in-class courses and hands-on training in state-of-the-art lab on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN