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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

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Lifelong Learning: Personal Enrichment

Wine Fundamentals

Examine the history and origins of various grapes and wines. Study the principles of fermentation and production techniques of the major wine producing regions and most important grape varieties.

This course includes work in the WKU Vineyard, a visit to a local winery, guest speakers from the wine industry, and documentary films.

Must be 21 or over.

  • Dates: August 27 - December 5, 2013
  • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Time: 5­ - 6:20 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $499 (includes campus parking)
  • Conducted By: Blake Layne, Certified Winemaker and Certified Specialist in Wine


"Blake Layne's class on wine appreciation should be required for every business major. America has a history of doing business at the table and his class prepares people for just that."

- Tom Black, world-renowned wine collector

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 Last Modified 9/24/14