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Evenstad Center for Wine Education

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Discover your passion for wine

Linfield University’s Evenstad Center for Wine Education integrates numerous wine education programs and activities into academic and experiential learning for undergraduate students and 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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Earn a degree in wine studies

Prepare for a variety of careers in the wine industry with a major or minor in wine studies.

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Register for upcoming classes and earn WSET certifications through Linfield.

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IPNC at Linfield

Industry Resources

Reports and information for industry professionals prepared by Linfield’s wine experts.
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Tim Matz
Director of the Evenstad Center for Wine Education
Domaine Serene Chair in Wine Business
T.J. Day Hall 320

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