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Increase your wine knowledge & practice working vines & making wine

Pairing acclaimed faculty members from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program with leading winery owners, vineyard managers, grape growers, and winemakers, CUVEE offers a hands-on introduction to growing grapes and making and analyzing wine.

With the beautiful Finger Lakes wine region as your classroom, you'll increase your wine appreciation and knowledge while also learning about

  • Key agricultural components of growing grapes
  • The importance of microbiology in wine making
  • Scientific principles behind viticulture and enology
  • The business aspects of owning or investing in a winery

Along the way you'll savor and evaluate wines during specially designed tastings, enjoy a winemaker's dinner in a private cellar, and explore vibrant Finger Lakes vineyards.