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  cortez_testimonial.jpg The Wine Business Institute offers four industry-driven certificate options:

Tasting Room Management and Wine Industry Finance & Accounting Certificates
Combine a set of required core seminars, plus the necessary number of electives, to earn these certificates. Taken as a whole, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to lead in your respective arena with the credential to prove it. Each can be completed in one semester or at your own pace. For students completing both certificates, some electives may be transferred for credit to the second earned certificate. Access more information about the Tasting Room Management certificate or the Wine Industry Finance and Accounting Certificate.

Wine Entrepreneurship
Wine Entrepreneurship takes a systematic look at the different components of a successful wine brand and assists you in creating a strategy for sustainable profitability and cash flow. You hear from industry leaders and veterans who describe their experiences and lessons learned.

Instructor Anisya Thomas Fritz, Ph.D., brings her first-hand experience as proprietor of Lynmar Estate, a family-owned producer of ultra-premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, where she serves as the Director of Marketing and Consumer Sales, to help you begin a business plan that lays a solid foundation for your wine business.
Access more information about the wine entrepreneurship certificate.

Online Wine Business Management Certificate
Whether you're a current industry professional, a winemaker or viticulturist, or someone wanting to enter the industry, this certificate is designed to challenge you while developing a superior understanding of wine business operations. Made up of the three levesl delivered in a convenient online format, it strengthens your knowledge of wine business fundamentals, marketing, supply chain management and eCommerce, preparing you to enter the industry, advance your career, or start your own business. Access more information about the online wine business management certificate.


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Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics. Reach.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA, 94928 • 707-664-2377