The Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA), a National Center of Excellence funded by the National Science Foundation, offers convenient online education programs in viticulture and enology. VESTA is made up of partnerships with educational institutions across the country bringing together the best information and resources of the grape and wine industry

  • Several different program options
  • Convenient online courses
  • Hands-on learning opportunities in every class       
  • Job postings

The MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology is a partner institution with VESTA creating outstanding opportunities for Michigan residents to access the National network for education, hands-on learning, and job placement in grape production and wine making. To learn more about VESTA programs and resources in Michigan contact Tom Smith at 517-353-4822 or .

For more information about VESTA national programs and resources visit or call 417-836-8967.