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Courses at MVA
The Master Vigneron Academy offers four options for learning. Follow the links below to see what is currently available.
Virtual classes: Instructor-led session presented to a live audience via a virtual platform such as Zoom
In-person training: Workshops and classes held at a central location on a specific date
On-demand courses: Pre-recorded classes available to you to take at your convenience.
Instructional videos: Short videos on viticulture practices and other topics.
Building Communication Skills
A series of three virtual interactive classes for Spanish-speaking vineyard supervisors, presented by well-known trainer Jess Gomez.
Wage & Hour Compliance & MSPA Changing Requirements
Information and updates on federal and state regulations covering agricultural worker wage and hour requirements, presented by Lupe Sandoval, California Farm Labor Contractors Association.
Crew Lead Certificate
A series of four classes for crew leaders will be offered in January 2021. Check back for more information on the course and instructions on how to apply.
Crew Lead Certificate 2021 Session
Lupe Sandoval will lead this training designed for Spanish-speaking crew lead vineyard workers.
Ag Labor Management Fall 2021 Course
Lupe Sandoval will lead this training designed for Spanish-speaking experienced vineyard supervisors.
Employer Session: Policies and Procedures to Support Effective Supervisors
Lupe will lead this session for employers that have enrolled their employees in the Crew Lead or Ag Labor Management courses.
Soil Health and Irrigation Water Management
Two in-the-vineyard tailgate sessions for Spanish – Speaking Vineyard Workers featuring Miguel Garcia, PhD, CCA
In accordance with updated guidelines from the State of California, persons that are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are required to wear a face covering.
Explore this library of videos on viticulture practices and other important topics. Videos are narrated in English and have Spanish subtitles.