Wine Business Institute (WBI)

The Wine Business Institute (WBI) serves as an intellectual and industry center for faculty, students, and the business community. Founded in 1996 as a partnership between the wine industry and the School of Business at Sonoma State University, the WBI provides cutting-edge research that informs industry best practices and program curriculum. The WBI offers online and in-person wine-focused degrees and industry certifications.

2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. We celebrate the institute’s legacy as a pioneer in providing wine business education and research and 25 years of working together with the wine community to advance the industry. Visit WBI 25th Anniversary to see how you can celebrate with us.

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