NEW! Winery Sanitation


Proper winery sanitation is a crucial aspect of quality wine production. The sanitation cycle will occur very often throughout the winemaking process, so it is essential to learn the proper tools and methods to ensure product quality and worker safety. Through online lectures and live discussions, this course examines the importance of having a good sanitation program and training, as well as how to incorporate it into the workplace. By the end of the class, you will learn to navigate sanitation issues in the workplace, develop preventive measures for them, and implement a robust sanitation program in their work environment.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the factors that affect the efficacy of the chemistry used for cleaning and sanitation
  • Design a detailed sanitation program and update current practices
  • Become familiar with tools to validate a sanitation program


Skill You'll Gain

  • Documentation of sanitation programs
  • The nature of the debris and microorganisms that are present at wineries
  • Become familiar with different chemicals applied in the cleaning process
  • Factors to consider for the successful application of cleaning chemicals
Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. 

The course will be held on March 15, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST

By enrolling in the course you agree to being recorded for the purposes of instruction.

Any course materials will be made available online through the UCD CPE Canvas platform. 

Details regarding login information will be emailed out 48 hours prior to the course start date.

Refund Deadline is March 8, 2023