Workshops & Courses
Quench your thirst for knowledge
In addition to the Viticulture, Winery Assistant, and Wine Sales programs, Okanagan College's school of Food, Wine and Tourism offers a bounty of general interest events and courses for the wine and food enthusiast and professional development for professionals.
Students must be 19 years of age or older.
Sample B.C.’s top 5 white varietals and compare them against the
Understand the important elements of pruning vines in this hands on workshop. The morning will be spent in class discussing theory and techniques. Bring a bag lunch and wear suitable clothing/footwear for afternoon field trip. Pruners will be provided.PEN: Mar. 16, 2019, Sat, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy an overview of wine styles, wine production and sensory evaluation of wine. A combination of theory and practical exercises cover factors in food and wine that affect pairing. You will learn about traditional pairings, the modern approach to pairing, and multi-course pairing with single and multiple wines.
KEL: Jan. 7 - Mar. 18, 2019, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. & Mar. 25, 2019, 1:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Explore the wines of British Columbia. Learn what makes B.C. wine
The B.C. wine industry has a fascinating history that goes back
Learn the basics of brewing with a brewmaster originally from
Gain the required chemical background to make informed decisions
An educational tasting session in the B.C. Wine Information Society
Register for any of the above courses online at okanagan.bc.ca/cs or call 1-866-510-8899.