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Center for Wine Education

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Discover your passion for wine

The Linfield University Center for Wine Education integrates numerous wine education programs and activities into academic and experiential learning for undergraduate and graduate students as well as adult learners.

The goals of the center are to provide a unique, interdisciplinary liberal arts study of all aspects of wine, prepare potential future leaders of the wine industry, create opportunities for faculty research and development, and preserve and document the history of the Oregon Wine Industry.

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Opening Doors to Oregon Wine


April 11, 2024

1 - 5 p.m. in the WM Keck Science Center

Join us for an afternoon discussion with industry leaders as we celebrate inclusivity within the wine industry. Light appetizers and a wine reception to follow.

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Now offering bachelor's and master's degrees

Earn a degree in wine

Prepare for a variety of careers in the wine industry with a bachelor's degree in wine studies. And Linfield's new Master of Science in Business in wine leadership is designed for passionate industry professionals seeking to develop further as future leaders.

Learn more about the wine programs at Linfield
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Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Register for upcoming classes and earn WSET certifications through Linfield.

Learn more about WSET
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Acorn to Oak Wine Experience

Linfield's own wine tasting room and learning lab is now open on McMinnville's historic Third Street! Acorn to Oak provides a unique experience for guests and Linfield students alike.

Visit Acorn to Oak
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Industry resources

Reports and information for industry professionals prepared by Linfield’s wine experts.

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Anna Maria Ponzi
Interim Director of the Linfield Center for Wine Education
T.J. Day Hall 320