Hocking College will integrate some winemaking skills into its agro-ecology courses this fall, once approved by the state, The Athens Messenger reports.
This spring, one-day classes about winemaking and establishing a vineyard were offered. The college hopes to create classes that will be offered for-credit in the future. Once the vines are mature, Hocking College’s culinary program may offer wine-making, too.
Located in southern Ohio in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the area surrounding Hocking College is fit for growing grapes.
Read about the wine degrees offered by Kent State University Ashtabula.
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