Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF)
Northwest Wine Academy wines were featured at a tasting at City Cellars Fine Wines in Wallingford.
The Northwest Wine Academy takes home three medals in the prestigious 2011 Seattle Wine Awards competition, Gold, Silver, Silver. See the complete list of winners.
The Academy is a
2009 Tri-City Wine Festival WINNER of 5 medals!
October 2009 issue
Wine Academy Releases Reds. Komo 1010 Pod Cast:
Students beat out wineries in competition KING TV video
Pursue your passion for wine! South Seattle Community College’s Northwest Wine Academy is the first and only program of its kind in the in the Puget Sound region. Our program’s classes are designed for students who are just getting a start in the wine industry or professionals who need information on current trends and to enhance their skills. We offer classes in wine making, wine marketing and sales, and food and wine pairing. You can choose to take just a class or two, or a series of classes towards attaining one of our certificates.
Students will build an understanding of the basic knowledge and skills necessary to produce quality wines and develop an individual style of wine making. Classes include: Laboratory Analysis, Wine Production, Viticulture, Wine Chemistry & Microbiology and Sensory Evaluation.
Wine Marketing & Sales
For professionals already in the industry, expand your education and skills for upward mobility. For newcomers, receive an introduction to this expanding segment of the wine industry. Classes include: Viticulture, Sensory Evaluation, Wine Marketing & Sales and Food & Wine Pairing.
Food & Wine Pairing
Unique to the Northwest, this certificate will specialize in the concepts of bridging the intricacies of food and wine. These classes are intended for the novice and for professionals who are expanding their level of knowledge and skills. Classes include: Viticulture, Sensory Evaluation and Food & Wine Pairing (from introductory to desserts).
Read about our wine programs at South.