UK's Wine Class

The Beam Institute is taking the lead in the development of Kentucky’s workforce. The Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies Undergraduate Certificate Program has recently begun offering online options, which are accessible to a broad range of students at UK, across the state and around the country. In addition, colleges across campus are developing graduate-level certificates that focus on the production of distilled spirits. In offering both traditional and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the Institute serves college students and provides opportunities for industry professionals to further develop their skills.

Distillation, Wine and Brewing Certificate

The Distillation, Wine and Brewing Certificate at UK provides students with fundamental knowledge of production, supply, marketing, hospitality and the science of distilling. Students can choose from a number of electives in addition to two required courses.

Educational Videos

Learn more about particular problems and techniques in our educational video library here.


Watch recordings from past seminars about distilling.