(Executive) MBA: Wine Business


Apply Online Oct. 1 2023 to May 30 2024: Executive MBA in Wine Business (Starts Fall 2024) 

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Elevate Your Career in the Wine Industry

Are you ready to take the next step in your wine industry career? Our Executive MBA in Wine Business program offers a transformative 18-month journey that equips professionals from all corners of the wine value chain with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in their chosen areas of the wine business. Discover a world of opportunities and embark on a wine leadership experience like no other.


Join a diverse group of professionals from across the wine industry value chain in our Executive MBA: Wine Business program. Whether you're in viticulture, production, distribution, or marketing, our program is designed to enhance your effectiveness in your specific wine industry sector.

What You'll Gain:

  • Learn from Industry Experts: Our experienced faculty and wine business instructors bring their real-world expertise to the classroom, ensuring you receive a relevant and practical education.

  • Develop Leadership Skills: Benefit from personalized leadership development with an executive coach and collaborative teamwork experiences that broaden your leadership capacity.

  • Immersive Learning: Participate in immersive experiences, including an international study tour that introduces you to new cultures and global wine business facilities as well as learning the business of wine at some of the most esteemed wineries in Napa and Sonoma Counties.

  • Expand Your Network: Grow your professional network within the wine industry through the Wine Business Institute and connect with peers, mentors, and industry specialists.

  • Flexibility and Prerequisites: At least six years of professional work experience, college degree (preferably business) required; No GMAT, 18 months, a hybrid combination of in-person and online class meetings. 

Leadership Learning Modules:

Our Executive MBA program features three impactful leadership learning modules:

  1. Leadership Development: Begin your journey with an in-person immersive experience, setting the stage for your leadership development. Continue to refine your leadership skills throughout the program with the guidance of an executive career coach.

  2. Innovation and Design: Dive into the world of design thinking and innovation through an immersive workshop. Learn how to drive innovation within the wine industry.

  3. International Study Tour: Explore new cultures, visit wine business facilities, and engage with senior management and industry specialists during our international study tour. Gain insights that will elevate your understanding of the global wine landscape.


Our program begins each Fall and offers a low-residency distance learning format and the transformative international study tour.

Seize this opportunity to elevate your career and become a leader in the global wine industry. Now Accepting Applications!