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The wine sector has been very dynamic of late. The emergence of wines from new wine-producing countries from other continents, new winegrowing and winemaking techniques, and innovative sales and marketing strategies are questioning the status that other wine-producing areas and brands have historically enjoyed. Specialised professionals of the highest calibre, who can take a holistic view of the various wine production and winery management business areas, are required to address these threats.


The Master’s Degree in Innovative Enology from the UPV/EHU and UPNA provides a very up-to-date view of the professional profile in the wine sector. It involves an interdisciplinary approach which particularly values the role of coordinating winery activities so that a positioning strategy can be taken within a market that is increasingly changing and complex. This is what differentiates the Master’s Degree from many others that have a concept which is more related to wine production alone.


The interdisciplinary perspective means the course may be interesting for students with prior qualifications that are not necessarily related to agriculture. This is a specialisation that could, therefore, be within the reach of many students and professionals who are interested in the wine industry.

General Information

 An interdisciplinary Official Master’s programme aimed at training viticulture sector professionals, providing a comprehensive examination of wine production, from the vineyard to the finished product. The programme includes aspects of viticulture, oenology, wine tasting, and commercial management of wineries.


 Professional tutors with wide-ranging knowledge of the international viticulture sector.


 Work placements in wineries.


Master’s thesis in a Winery or Research Centres.


 Evaluation of around one hundred wines, representative of different wines and viticultural regions across the world.


 Visits to wine producing facilities and wineries.


 Access to Doctoral Thesis.


 Teaching location: Lascaray Ikergunea-Research Centre (UPV/EHU, Campus de Araba, Vitoria-Gasteiz) and Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica y Biociencias (UPNA, Campus de Arrosadia, Pamplona).


 Teaching language: Spanish.


 Timetable: Full time: from October to June. Part-time programme for working professionals.


 Teaching Load: 60 ECTS (39 Teaching + 6 Practicum + 15 Thesis)


 Enrolment fees: €2,200


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