Course at a Glance

Date:
May 18
Location:
Off campus
Cost:
$150

Viticulture 101

Spring 2019

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.

Registration will be available in Dec. 2019.

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.