Viticulture and Enology
The study of grapes and wine - more specifically the application of biology, chemistry and technology to commercial grape growing and wine production.
Texas Tech offers educational programs to fit a variety of student objectives. For those seeking a comprehensive university education, we offer a Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Science with a concentration in Viticulture and Enology. Students with a deeper interest in research and the scientific aspects of viticulture and enology can pursue a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degree in Plant and Soil Science. Professional certificate programs award continuing education units and are designed for non-traditional students seeking to develop additional job skills, advance their careers, or make a career change.
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Texas Tech Resources for the Grape and Wine Industry
The Vineyard Advisor mobile app provides recommendations for management of more than 350 problems afflicting grapes nationwide, from diseases, insects, mites, nematodes and wildlife, to environmental stress, physiological disorders and weeds. The Vineyard Advisor is produced by the Viticulture and Enology program at Texas Tech University and is managed by Dr. Ed Hellman, Professor of Viticulture and Enology.