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From Vine to Table Wine Certificate Program (4-Course Series)
March 26

From Vine to Table Wine Certificate Program (4-Course Series)

Canceled: 23932

From Vine to Table is a wine studies certificate program consisting of four intensive seminars on winemaking, grape farming, palate development and marketing. The program takes aspiring wine professionals from novice to in-the-know.


It will be offered in fall 2022.



Pam Long

Pam Long

A former wine industry professional, Pam Long’s areas of expertise include wine education, wine judging, national and direct-to-consumer sales, event planning and hospitality management. She is currently studying for her master of wine diploma through the Wines & Spirits Education Trust (WSET).


Elizabeth Hans McCrone in vineyard

Elizabeth Hans McCrone

Elizabeth Hans McCrone has an extensive background in media, public relations, teaching and wine education. She holds a master’s degree in broadcast communication arts, a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a certificate in wine studies. She taught in the HSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communications as adjunct faculty for 17 years. Elizabeth first discovered her passion for wine in Sonoma County, where she worked at Francis Ford Coppola and Virginia Dare wineries as a tasting room associate, trade tour host, wine club ambassador and wine educator for more than eight years. She is also a regularly published, independent writer for the Wine Industry Network, a prominent online wine trade publication. In 2017, Elizabeth brought her wine enthusiasm back to Humboldt County where she continues to write and teach about Vitis vinifera near and far. 


Wil Franklin

Wil Franklin

Wil Franklin received his B.S. and M.A. at Humboldt State University in botany and mycology. He taught botany and biology at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, 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.