Course at a Glance

May 19
Off campus

Viticulture 101


Course Description:

Dig into the science of growing wine grapes in Humboldt County’s unique “terroir” as you explore grape varieties, growing seasons, soil preparation, and pest and mold management, all hands-on in a local vineyard. Lunch and a wine tasting highlighting local terroir will be provided.




Start Date: 5/19/2018
End Date: 5/19/2018
Day of week: Wednesday
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $150
Course ID: 26972


Wil Franklin with wine barrels

Wil Franklin

Wil Franklin received his B.S. and M.A. at HSU in botany and mycology. He taught botany and biology at Bryn Mawr College in Penn., while also working in wine imports and retailing. Wil is the winemaker and vineyard manager for Trinity River Vineyards and Stargazer Barn in Humboldt County.