Texas Tech Adds New Wine and Grape Courses

Lubbock, Texas -- The wine industry in Texas now has eight AVAs (American Viticultural Areas) and more than 150 wineries. A similar expansion of the grape and wine industry throughout the entire Southwest including Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico has increased demand for people with skills in viticulture and winemaking. Texas Tech University in Lubbock has stepped in to create the first undergraduate program in Texas for viticulture and enology.

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