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Washington State has several educational options for students interested in ­viticulture and enology. A four-year degree is offered at Washington State ­University, but three community colleges also offer wine grape education.

Walla Walla Community College – Institute for Enology and Viticulture

•    Two-year program, graduating students earn a viticulture science/fermentation science certificate and can earn an associate’s degree in enology and viticulture
•    Daytime classes offered
•    Facilities include teaching vineyard and teaching winery

Yakima Valley Community College – Vineyard and Winery Technology Program

•    Two-year program, graduating students earn certificate for vineyard or winery focus and can earn an associate’s degree
•    Evening classes offered
•    Facilities include teaching vineyard and teaching winery

South Seattle Community College – Northwest Wine Academy, Wine Technology ­Program

•    Two-year program, graduating students earn certificate in winemaking, wine ­marketing and sales, or food and wine pairing, and can earn an associate’s degree
•    Wine Academy complements the college’s ­Culinary Arts program
•    Day and night classes offered
•    Facilities include teaching winery