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2025 Wine Industry Professional Training: Applications 


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Alex Camarillo, Results Partners

To apply for the Wine Industry Professional Training Program, complete an application and submit to AHIVOY no later than November 15th, 2024. There are multiple ways to complete the application below. Choose what works best for you.


Important Dates:

Applications Due: November 15th, 2024

Scholarship Announced: December 15th, 2024

The program begins: January 8th, 2025

Classes are held every Wednesday from January to April, from 9am-2:30pm.


Aplicación para el Programa de Entrenamiento Profesional de la Industria del Vino


Wine Industry Professional Training Application (PDF)

Complete and mail application to AHIVOY: PO Box 155 Dundee, OR 97115

Wine Industry Professional Training Application (Google Form)

Complete and submit electronically. *If you are submitting your application electronically, your employer needs to complete the Employer Support Form (below) for your application to be considered.

Employer Support Form (Google Form)

Employers who want to support a vineyard steward in completing the Wine Industry Professional Training Program, must complete this form for the vineyard stewards application to be considered.


Please read the FAQ’s to learn more about the program.


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2025 Wine Industry Professional Training Applications 


Wine Industry Professional Training

Sample Schedule

The Wine Industry Professional training program is designed to further technical knowledge and skills in the vineyard and create a greater awareness of how vineyard operations connect to the finished wine. The program integrates classroom learning, field trips, industry panel discussions, as well as wine industry credential training.



Week 1
Registration/Orientation, Resources


Week 2
Vine anatomy, overview of growing season, key growth stages

Vineyard health and safety


Week 3
Vineyard management decisions at key growth stages

Vineyard economics


Week 4
Vineyard management decisions at key growth stages

Vineyard economics


Week 5
Organic, biodynamic, sustainable vineyard practices

Wine industry panel discussion: Farming Practices


Week 6
Winemaking 101: how wine is made, practices harvest to bottle

Fruit and berry composition, how vineyard work connects to fruit composition

Week 7

Oregon Wine Symposium


Week 8
Winery equipment, winery cleaning and sanitation

Winery health and safety


Week 9
Winery operations, logistics, timelines

Roles of winery employees


Week 10
Wine industry panel discussion: History of Oregon Wine 

Vineyard and Winery business structure and compliance


Week 11
OLCC servers training and certification


Week 12
How to open, pour, serve, and talk about wine

Wine customer service and hospitality 

Week 13

Wine sales models

Field trip

Week 14

Wine marketing models

Field trip


Week 15
WSET Level 1 training and certification


Week 16
Latinx/Hispanic leadership in the Oregon Wine Industry

Field trip


Week 17
Wine industry panel discussion: Career Opportunities in Wine

Completion Celebration