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Napa, Sonoma, California, 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, students will share their experiences and note new things they have learned and how they might affect their career choices.

Location Description

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


Tony Kim | | Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management


Students will be in shared double rooms.

All meals will be provided as a part of the program.

Additional Items to Consider

All students must be 21 by March 11, 2023 to participate in this class. 

Applicant Criteria

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0

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 
  • Resume
  • Interview with the Program Director

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

Application Deadline


All dates are tentative and subject to change


HM 419: Napa and Sonoma Wine and Cultures (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.


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