Oregon Wine Expert Online Course™

Become an Expert on the Wines of Oregon

The first and only online certification course focusing on Oregon’s wine regions.
Oregon Wine Expert

Oregon Wine Expert Online Course™

with Master of Wine Bree Stock

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Oregon Wine Expert

Oregon Wine Expert Online Course™

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SELF-PACED

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12-14 HOURS OF STUDY

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ONLINE

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CERTIFICATION

Oregon Wine Expert Online Course™

$399.00

It’s no secret Oregon produces exceptional wine. But the “how” and “why” often gets lost among its 72 grape varieties and nearly 800 small production wineries.

Get a global understanding of this premier wine region and stand out in the industry with a postnominal certification in Oregon wine.

Developed by Master of Wine and Willamette Valley resident Bree Stock, Oregon Wine Expert™ was created for busy schedules. Learn at your own pace with seven manageable learning modules.

By the end of the course, you’ll have a full understanding of:

  • Oregon’s unique terroir and climate
  • How strict regulations contribute to winemaking excellence and environmental stewardship
  • Key white and red grape varieties as well as viticulture and winemaking trends

with Master of Wine Bree Stock

It’s no secret Oregon produces exceptional wine. But the “how” and “why” often get lost among its 72 grape varieties and nearly 800 small-production wineries.

Get a global understanding of this premier wine region and stand out in the industry with a postnominal certification in Oregon wine.

Developed by Master of Wine and Willamette Valley resident Bree Stock, Oregon Wine Expert™, was created for busy schedules. Learn at your own pace with seven manageable learning modules.

By the end of the course, you’ll have a complete understanding of:

  • Oregon’s unique terroir and climate
  • How strict regulations contribute to winemaking excellence and environmental stewardship
  • Key white and red grape varieties as well as viticulture and winemaking trends
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Do you feel this item is perfect for a friend or a loved one? You can buy this item as a gift now by choosing the date options above - please select a date before gifting. *PLEASE NOTE you are unable to use coupon codes or gift certificates to complete the purchase of a gift this item.

You know there’s more to Oregon than Pinot Noir, but...

You don’t know where to start with 22 AVAs, each with their own distinct soils, climates and varieties.

You’re struggling to find an unbiased overview of Oregon’s wine industry.
You also want to understand the region’s history and reputation as winemaking pioneers.

IT'S TIME

The most comprehensive wine study program on Oregon

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Oregon Wine Expert™

Module 1

Appellations, Labeling Laws & Wine History

Module 2

Terroir

Module 3

Viticulture & Winemaking

Module 3

Key Grape Varieties

Module 5

Willamette Valley AVA

Module 6

Southern Oregon AVA

Module 7

Northern & Eastern Oregon AVA

WHY STUDY WITH US?

Engaging Online Content + Experts to Answer Your Questions

Our courses are developed by leading wine professionals to provide relevant educational content you won’t find anywhere else. Have questions? Pick up the phone and call us! We’re always here to help

Oregon Wine Expert™ includes video lessons, interactive maps and 7 engaging modules divided into 28 appetizer-sized lessons. Each module includes a review and timed quiz. Exam is 40 minutes (50 questions).

Online Wine Academy™ Student Portal

Get access to live webinars, plus a video library to further hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

NVWA Student-Only Community

Ask questions and get answers with NVWA certified experts. Plus, engage with our +4,000 community.

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Your Wine Guide for Oregon Wine Expert™

Bree

Bree Stock

Master of Wine, WSET-Certified Instructor, International consultant and wine judge

Bree Stock, Master of Wine, is an internationally respected wine industry consultant and educator based in the Willamette Valley.

  • Director of education at the Oregon Wine Board
  • Has held consulting positions in Australia, Austria, Georgia, Portugal, and Oregon
  • Owner of wine brand and consulting company, Constant Crush Wine

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Become Confident in Oregon Wine

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BUY THE COURSE

You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials, interact with our community, and engage with your expert instructors–100% online and at your own pace.

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SAVOR YOUR SUCCESS

Toast your accomplishment with a deeper appreciation and understanding of what’s in the glass!

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What are the prerequisites? This course assumes that you already have an understanding of general winemaking and major grape varietiesStudents should be familiar with common wine terms and concepts from previous experience or a general wine course. Oregon Wine Expert is a deep look at the wines of Oregon its history, the most planted and important grape varieties, its nested AVAs, soil, and climates. For those who are already acquainted with a few of Oregon’s wines and grapes, this course will broaden and deepen your knowledge your perspective and add some new ones to your working knowledge. There are 7 learning modules with 20+ lessons and interactive quizzes, each presenting a manageable amount of relevant information about the wines and wine regions of Oregon.

 

About the Instructor

Bree Stock is an Australian-born Master of Wine with nearly two decades of international experience in the wine industry. Her wine career spans sommelier, national sales and buying roles across Canada and east-coast Australia.A certified WSET educator since 2008 and Master of Wine since 2016, she lectures across all levels of the WSET certification and produces wine education programs for both trade organizations and consumers in Canada, the US, and Australia. Extensive travels through the wine regions of the Mediterranean, Central and Eastern Europe, the US, South Africa, and Australia have informed her market presentations and writings for wine publications Alquimie, Hardie Grant and Gourmet Traveller Wine, as have consulting positions in Australia, Austria, Georgia, Portugal, and Oregon. She is a regular wine judge at international competitions such as TEXSOM International Wine Awards, Decanter and regional shows across Australia.She currently resides in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where she is director of education at the Oregon Wine Board and owns a wine brand and consulting company, Constant Crush Wine, with her winemaker husband.

 


About the Certification Exam: The online proctored exam consists of 50 questions (a combination of matching, fill-in-the-blank, map identification, multiple-choice, and spelling) that need to be answered in 40 minutes. Students must score at least 80% to achieve the Oregon Wine Expert Certificate and display the OWE postnominal after their name. Oregon Wine Expert is entirely online, so it is available on your own schedule. Each lesson consists of a series of online reading assignments, interactive activities, videos, and quizzes. A timed feedback test is provided at the end of each lesson for students to practice for the exam and assess their understanding of that lesson’s topics. System Requirements: As this course is taught online, students will require access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Internet Firefox 9, Chrome 10, or equivalent with Javascript enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Internet access (broadband recommended).  A webcam is required for the online exam. When the course is over the student arranges with Napa Valley Wine Academy to take the Exam online.

Subject

Wine

Knowledge Level

Intermediate

Certification

American Wine Studies, Napa Valley Wine Academy

Region of Study

California, Napa Valley, USA

Course Format

Online Course

Course Type

Enthusiast, Professional

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We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

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WSET Educator of the Year 2019
Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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