Welcome to WineSkills, an initiative managed by Plumpton College that organises workshops, masterclasses and mentoring for the UK wine production industry.


Drawing on the expertise of the Plumpton College wine team, WineSkills will provide training and knowledge transfer opportunities in order to encourage wine producers to:

  • Grow grapes and produce high quality wine in an efficient and sustainable fashion
  • Market and sell their products effectively in domestic and export markets

Thus allowing them to compete on the world stage and ensure the sustainability of their industry.


Details of forthcoming training is available at https://www.plumpton.ac.uk/wineskills/.


The winemaking knowledge base details the processes of wine production from harvest to bottling, and includes the different vinification techniques for red, white & sparkling wine.
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The vinegrowing knowledge base is a growing set of resources covering all aspects of viticulture, from vineyard establishment to canopy management.


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WineSkills supports sustainable wine production in the UK. Find out more about the sustainability initiative, read the guidelines, and see what you could do to better manage your triple bottom line.
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