Wine Filtration Short Course

One factor that sets high-quality wine apart from its cheaper counterpart is its filtration process. This course will ensure that you have the best filtration system for your wines. Designed for professionals in the wine industry, this intensive program will teach you the basics of wine filtration systems through a combination of in-person and remote lectures, real-time manufacturer demonstration videos and lab exercises.

Your hands-on participation in lab-scale filtrations will give you the opportunity to apply concepts that you will learn in lectures. These concepts include assessing filtration efficiency, diatomaceous earth (DE) filtration, crossflow filtration and clarification prior to filtration. By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully filter wine and tackle any problems that may occur.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand common issues in wine filtration
  • Select filtration systems for particular applications
  • Explore pre-filtration treatments to enhance filterability
  • Practice microbiological detection strategies

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Wine filtration
  • Pre-filtration systems
  • Filtration systems for various applications
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Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

392 Old Davis Rd, Davis, CA, 95616

Section Notes

You must be 21 years old to attend this course.

Refund Deadline: January 31, 2023

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. View complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Technical Requirements

To ensure your success in this online course, please review our online resources page.