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Viticulture & Winery Technology

Las Positas College is the place to learn Viticulture and Winery Technology:

  • Location, location, location. We offer the area’s only community college program and we are located in the heart of Livermore Valley Wine Country.
  • Get hands on experience, from vine to wine. Learn everything about viticulture in our Campus Hill Vineyard.
  • Practice the science of winemaking, conduct sensory analyses, and develop expertise in winery operations, management and sales.
  • Meet others who share your passion and be part of a winemaking team, working in our vineyard and developing and bottling our own Las Positas College Campus Hill Vineyard wines.
  • Benefit from our strong partnerships with Livermore Valley Wine Country and learn about internships and job opportunities.

Faculty

David Everett

David Everett
Faculty & Program Coordinator

John Kinney

John Kinney PHD, MS
Adjunct Professor
Owner/ Director of Winemaking - Occasio Winery

Class taught: Intro to Winemaking