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Study Abroad Opportunities 

Viticulture and Enology

The Department of Viticulture and Enology is committed to providing students with a global perspective of the grape and wine industry through study abroad programs.

The programs shown are examples of the type of programs that our department has provided to our students, as well as students from North American colleges and universities.


June 15-August 2, 2014

Application Deadline:  December 3, 2013   CLOSED

Academic Credit:  6 units through Fresno State Continuing and Global Education

  • ENOL 162T (3 units):  Global Wine Business - A Regional Perspective
  • VIT 162T (3 units):  Grape Industry International Internship

Course Instructor:  Dr. James Kennedy, Professor & Chair

Program Partner:  Catherine Hanley, E.V.E. Abroad

Italy vineyard by the sea

Puglia's Mediterranean climate and warm people create an enticing location to learn about both local grape growing, winemaking, and global business.  This fertile agricultural region located in the "heel of Italy's boot" is the largest of Italy's wine producing regions. Puglia is also known for its fine cuisine, local traditions, fascinating history, and breathtaking architecture.  In 2013 the Wine Enthusiast named Puglia one of the world's Top 10 wine-travel destinations!







Vincent E Petrucci