Texas Tech University offers an array of viticulture and enology educational programs designed for wine industry career-seekers, including: undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional certificates (continuing education), and WSET.

Ed Hellman

Professor of Viticulture

Maureen Qualia

Enology Instructor

Kirk Williams

Senior Teacher of Viticulture


The Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University adheres to the highest standards of excellence in higher education, research and engagement. Viticulture and Enology students may pursue their degree at main campus in Lubbock, with numerous nearby vineyards and wineries; or at our regional teaching site in Fredericksburg, the most popular winery tourism destination in Texas. Both campus locations have experienced faculty and excellent classroom, field, and laboratory facilities. Students complete a professional internship, and study abroad opportunities are available.

Location Address

2818 E US Hwy 290
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Mailing Address

PO Box 42122
Lubbock, TX 79409

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