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100 Hours


Develop an ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of grapes in different situations, and provide the knowledge to make informed decisions about the management of a vineyard.

There are ten lessons as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. Climate and Soils
  3. Selecting Grape Varieties
  4. Vineyard Establishment
  5. Grapevine Culture Part A (Training & Pruning)
  6. Grapevine Culture Part B (Weeds, Pests & Diseases)
  7. Grapevine Culture Part C (Irrigation & Feeding)
  8. Improving Grape Quality
  9. Harvesting & Selling
  10. Wine

On successful completion of the course you should be able to do the following:

  • Choose an appropriate site for a vineyard.
  • Simple Soil tests
  • Measure ph
  • Determine water content of soil.
  • Choose appropriate grape varieties for different situations.
  • Develop criteria to be considered when selecting which grape varieties to grow.
  • Devise a procedure to establish a vineyard.
  • Specify the techniques used in the culture of grape vines.
  • Specify a procedure for harvest and post-harvest treatment of grapes.
  • Formulate marketing strategies for vineyard products.
  • Explain the basic principles of wine making.

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