Master in Viticulture & Enology:
Innovation meets Tradition
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 variability in terms of cultivars.
The pecularities of Italian viticulture and chances to maintain a leading role are today bound to the ability to introduce sustainable innovation whichout losing its well-known appeal.
The main goals of the program are:
- To acquire solid methodology and knowledge suitable to address innovation issues in the vineyard and the 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.
|Basics in Viticulture and Enology (three-week intensive course) - see timetable||6|
|Vineyard Variability: tradition and precision approaches||6|
|Topics in Wine Marketing||6|
|Enhanching the wine quality: innovation in monitoring and controls||6|
|Applied Grapevine Eco-psychology||6|
|Advances in Enology||9|
|Disease ad Pest management towards a sustainable viticulture||9|
Faculty & partner organizations
Faculty & Teaching staff
- Dr. Matteo Gatti - Research Assistant
- Prof. Gabriele Canali - Associate Professor
- Dr. Fabrizio Torchio - Research Assistant
- Prof. Stefano Poni - Full Professor
- Dr. Milena Lambri - Research Assistant
- Prof. Vittorio Rossi - Full Professor
- Dr. Emanuele Mazzoni - Research Assistant
Here just a few names of prestigious Wine Estates that gave their preliminary acceptance in hosting internships: Mossi, Tenute Ruffino, Barone Ricasoli, Santa Margherita, Sella e Mosca, Mezzacorona, Contratto, Ca’ Del Bosco, Zonin.
Career opportunities and professional recognition
The Master’s qualification in ‘Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition’ will open up professional opportunities in the fields of Viticulture and enology chain; wine marketing and distribution; restaurants; large scale retail trade and freelancing.
Program-specific entry requirements:
Basic knowlegde in viticulture and enology is required. As an alternative, a 3-week intensive course, “Basics in Viticulture and Enology” is offered prior to the beginning of the Master.
Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have either:
- TOEFL iBT overall score of at least 80, or
- Academic IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, or
- Successfully completed a degree program taught in the English language
Please visit the section on application procedures for 1-year Specializing Master for information.
Please visit the section on Tuition Fees and Scholarships for 1-year Specializing Masters for detailed information.