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Location

Napa, CA, USA

Program Description

This course includes the study of food, wine, and culture in Napa and Sonoma California. Students will experience culinary classes, wine and food pairing classes, winery visits, and hospitality experiences throughout the week.

Through journal entries, a wine varietal grid, a virtual pairing party, and a final project, the students will share their experiences and note new things they have learned and how it might effect their career choices.

Location Description

Students will travel through Napa and Sonoma visiting wineries and meeting industry professionals.

Director

Tassie Pippert | pippertl@jmu.edu | Hart School

Accommodations

The students will be housed in a home in the Carneros AVA of California mid way between Napa and Sonoma.

Students will be placed on teams that prepare meals throughout the week with guidance from the instructor. These teams will also be responsible for clean up and packing the van with coolers, etc for daily lunchtime picnics. The final sendoff toast and final meal will be at restaurants.

Additional Items to Consider

All students must be 21 by May 8, 2021 to participate in this class.

Applicant Criteria

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0

Applications are open first to Hart School Hospitality students. If not filled by October 15, Sport and Recreation Management Students may apply.

Application Process

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Study Abroad Online Application ($40 fee)
  • Short Essay 

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in.

Application Deadline

Dates


All dates are tentative and subject to change

Courses

HM 419: Wine and Culture of Napa and Sonoma (3 credits)

Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.

Cost

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