Wine 21

This course will introduce the various legal, health, historical, production, viticultural regions and marketing aspects of the wine trade in Canada.  An overview of wine styles from around the world; packaging and presentation; cellaring; sensory evaluation; wine and food and wine marketing will be included.  Pre-requisite: Must be 19 years of age or older.  Internet access is required. 


Admission to one of the following programs: 
Viticulture Certificate
Wine Sales Certificate
Winery Assistant Certificate

Or permission of the Distance Education Department if you want to take this as a stand-alone course and not as part of one of the certificates above.  Please complete this waiver.

Completion time: 6 months


Please purchase your Distance Education materials at the Kelowna Campus Store or online at  


Distance Education
Okanagan College
1000 KLO Rd.
Kelowna, BC
Canada V1Y 4X8

(250) 862-5480 (in Kelowna)
1-888-638-0058 (toll free within BC)
1-877-755-2266 (toll free within Canada)
Fax: (250) 862-5434