Program Description

The Enology and Wine Business Certificate Program offered jointly by EVN Wine Academy and the Geisenheim University (Germany) provides a professional specialization with intensive on-the-job  training in wine-making and wine business.

This 18-month curriculum is taught in English and is interactive between the international instructors, students, and wine experts. National and international internships at wineries, study trips, and workshops are crucial aspects of this hands-on program. Classes are conducted four times a week in the evenings, from 6:30 p.m. until 09:15 p.m. Preparatory courses start from November, and the main program modules start from March. The internship lasts for 4 weeks within September-October period.  

The primary three months of the program are focused on preparatory courses in General and Technical English, and Introductory Chemistry. Students then complete eleven modules and an internship to prepare for a professional career in wine industry. Upon graduations, students receive a certificate from EVN Wine Academy, Geisenheim University, and ANAU.

Preparatory Courses
– General English
– Technical English in Enology
– Introductory Chemistry

Main Modules
– Introduction to Enology
– Viticulture
– Wine Chemistry
– Wine Microbiology
– Wine Sensory Evaluation
– Wine Production
– Wine Business
– Winery Sanitation
– Winery Management
– Winery Equipment
– Wine Marketing and Tourism

– Industry Internship (4 weeks)

Important documentation for current students of Enology and Wine Business Program

Teaching Policy Manual

Honesty Policy

“This unique program creates the new generation of Armenian winemakers and wine business people. This program is the product of outstanding cooperation between the Geisenheim University, the ICARE/EVN, and the Armenian National Agrarian University.”
     Prof. Dr. Jon Hanf
     Head of all Wine Business Programs
     Geisenheim University, Germany

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