Fall 2023

Section 2676 of VIT1
Introduction to Viticulture, Winemaking, Wines of the World -- : Aug 14 - Sep 17 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled Zoom meetings. The instructor may occasionally schedule optional Zoom meetings for the class, but attendance will not be required at those meetings. The instructor will record any meetings for watching at a later date/time. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 2677 of WINE1
Introduction to Viticulture, Winemaking, Wines of the World -- : Aug 14 - Sep 17 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled Zoom meetings. The instructor may occasionally schedule optional Zoom meetings for the class, but attendance will not be required at those meetings. The instructor will record any meetings for watching at a later date/time. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

No office hours

Office hours by appointment.

2024 MS, Viticulture and Enology, California State University, Fresno                                                                                            2019 Online Specialist Educator certification – Santa Rosa Junior College
2018 Valpolicella Wine Specialist, Verona, Italy
2017 The Vinitaly International Academy course, Ian D’Agata
2016 The Fundamentals of Wine Chemistry, Clark Smith
2014 California Wine Appellation Specialist Certification, David Glancy MS
2012 Certified Educator, Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET)
2011 French Wine Society, Sud de France Master-Level Certification, Matthew Stubbs MW
2009 Diploma, Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET)
1994 Sterling School of Service and Hospitality, Advanced Course, Evan Goldstein, MS
1991 BS, Business Administration - Marketing/Public Relations, San Francisco State University                                                  

Deborah Parker Wong, DipWSET is national co-editor for the Slow Wine Guide USA and global wine editor for sister publications the SOMM Journal and The Tasting Panel magazines. She has been writing about the beverage alcohol industry for these and other outlets since 2004. Deborah teaches as an adjunct professor in the Wine Studies departments at Santa Rosa Junior College and Cabrillo College and owns a Wine & Spirit Education Trust school offering Level 2 and Level 3 certifications. In addition to writing and speaking about wine, she is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Viticulture and Enology at California State University, Fresno.  Her motto is: To learn, read. To know, write. To master, teach. A partial archive of her published work can be found at www.deborahparkerwong.com

Social media contacts:

Instagram - #deborahparkerwong

Facebook - www.facebook.com/deborah.parker.wong

https://www.facebook.com/deborahparkerwongdwset/

Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/deborahparkerwong/

Twitter - @parkerwong

 

Presentations and Publications

The Impact of Vineyard Mechanization on Grape and Wine Phenolics, Aroma Compounds, and Sensory Properties

Q Sun, C Ebersole, DP Wong, K Curtis - Fermentation, 2022 - mdpi.com

Honors and Awards

2021 Agriculture Science Student of the Year Award, 23rd Assembly District, California Legislature
2019 Cavaleiro, Confraria do Vinho do Porto