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Learn by growing. In recent years the New York wine and grape industry has seen explosive growth. Our Viticulture program perfects the art of grape growing. The program includes instruction in grapes and wines of the world, grape production, plant biology, chemistry, food science and safety, soil science, pest management, and marketing and business management.

Students will have the most unique of experiences getting real-life, hands-on knowledge at vineyards on the Niagara Wine Trail as well as in a wine boutique at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.

We don't want you to just get enrolled, we want you experience everything our institution has to offer to be successful. Apply today and start your career!

For students who seek careers in grape production and the wine business, the College offers an AAS in Viticulture.

Degree Information

What can I do with this degree?

Some career paths include:

  • Agribusinesses
  • Colleges and universities
  • Research organizations
  • Wine grape growers and fermentation
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Industries including petrochemical and chemical
  • Ecological consulting companies
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Environmental and biotechnical regulatory agencies


Please visit us! The staff would love to meet you and provide a tour of our picturesque campus.

Phone: 716-210-2525

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28 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303

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