VESTA National Center of Excellence
VESTA an online grape and wine education program.
VESTA provides students interested in grape growing and wine making access to quality online coursework, from industry leading instructors that is enriched with essential hands-on laboratory and field experiences. This unique partnership between education and industry from across the nation provides students access to essential technical grape and wine education at anytime from anywhere.
With a focus on providing students the scientific, mathematics, and technology foundation in viticulture and enology, VESTA provides students access to a cadre of nationally recognized expert instructors who provide online courses and participate in designing and implementing local field practicums. VESTA provides the leadership, expertise, resources, academic programs, and technical assistance to students and entrepreneurs interested in entering and advancing careers within the grape and wine production industry throughout the nation.