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Meet the student who wants to put Scotland on the map within the world’s wine industry!
03/05/2022

Meet the student who wants to put Scotland on the map within the world’s wine industry!

We catch up with current student, Callumn Fitzpatrick, studying BSc Viticulture and Oenology at Plumpton College. We ask Callumn about why he chose to study wine and why Plumpton College. Plus we ask him what he wants to do once he qualifies and his favourite type of wine!

Category: Wine Division

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Science graduate, sommelier, or looking to develop a business? We have the right Wine degree course for you.
03/05/2022

Science graduate, sommelier, or looking to develop a business? We have the right Wine degree course for you.

We are proud to be the UK’s centre of excellence in wine education, training and research, and delivers the only European undergraduate degree in wine production taught in English.

Category: Wine Division

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In the next 20 years, the wine industry is set to grow by 9%. Could you be a part of this exciting industry?
29/04/2022

In the next 20 years, the wine industry is set to grow by 9%. Could you be a part of this exciting industry?

The Wine industry employs around 2,100 people in the UK, according to the WineGB Trade Survey 2018. However, it estimates that in the next 20 years, this could be as high as 24,000, which demonstrates a sector in demand.

Category: Wine Division

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See why our Wine degree students chose Plumpton College
30/11/2021

See why our Wine degree students chose Plumpton College

September to November are exciting months in the Wine Division, with fruit being harvested in our vineyard and processed in the winery.

Category: Wine Division

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11/12/2020

Silver Award win for Plumpton Estate at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2020

Plumpton College are delighted to win Silver Award at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2020

Categories: College News, Wine Division

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Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program
21/09/2020

Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program

This month, Plumpton College successfully launched its pilot ‘Entry Into Viticulture’ Programme; a free and intensive, one-week skills development programme. It is designed in cooperation with the English wine industry and aimed at supporting individuals looking for a career change, or for those recently been made redundant, to help them to find employment by providing the necessary operative training.

Category: Wine Division

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Women cutting vines. vineyard. wine.
12/08/2020

Plumpton College to launch a re-training programme in response to Covid-19

In response to economic impact felt because of Covid-19 and with Brexit on the horizon, Plumpton College are set to launch a brand-new; re-training programme ‘Entry into Viticulture’’ designed to provide job seekers and career changers with the opportunity to achieve relevant qualifications and gain industry knowledge and engagement along with a guaranteed interview with a recruiting industry employer.

Categories: Horticulture, Wine Division

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Rapidly Expanding Wine Industry - Need for Wine Apprenticeships
31/07/2020

Rapidly Expanding Wine Industry - Need for Wine Apprenticeships

The UK wine industry is rapidly expanding, in an unprecedented manner, and the need for technically trained effective vineyard operatives is at an all-time high. Plumpton College has developed this government approved new Level 3 Crop Technician in Viticulture Apprenticeship. Find out more here.

Category: Wine Division

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