MBA Programs in Food and Wine

Compare 9 MBA Programs in Food and Wine

Food and Wine

If you enjoy working in the restaurant or grocery industry and discovering fine wines and foods, you may be the perfect candidate to earn an advanced MBA in the food industry.

Like other current or potential food and wine connoisseurs, you may be wondering, “What is an MBA in food and wine?” In a nutshell, it is an advanced degree that will allow you to work in a variety of positions related to the food industry. Courses are given in lecture, seminar, and immersive formats. As a student, you will explore in-depth the world of luxury foods and drinks, as well as marketing, business, financial, and management tools. Courses will prepare you to work as a leader in this always evolving market on a global scale.

The benefits of earning an MBA in this field range from opportunities to work as a manager of a high-end restaurant to leading the advertising and marketing endeavors for new products. These classes can be taken in person and online. Your professors and courses will also prepare you to apply your learned skills to real life situations.

The cost of taking courses to earn this advanced degree will vary depending on your location. Due to the various countries hosting these programs, contacting the school of your choice will be the best way to find out more about tuition and other fees.

Once you earn your master degree in food and wine, you will find yourself with opportunities for many unique and rewarding jobs. Possible positions available to you will include import and export managers, sales managers, marketing directors, and product managers. Other positions may include financial managers, international negotiation strategist for gastronomy companies, advertisers, and managers of luxury and haute couture restaurants and food and drink products.

 

If you are still wondering, “What is an MBA in food and wine?” feel free to contact your chosen school for more information. You will then be on your way to earning your advance degree in this exciting and tasteful career field. Search for your course below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Mba - enology specialization

IMF Business School Portugal
Online Part time 720 hours Open Enrollment Portugal Portugal Online

IMF Business School, in partnership and collaboration with SAGE, a leading enterprise management software company, offers students, at no cost, educational licenses [+]

This Master enables you to:

Direct and manage the different areas that allow the correct functioning of a company; Evaluate the adequacy of a commercial strategy, analyzing the marketing plan on which it is based, decide the most appropriate marketing channels to guarantee the results that the company seeks; Acquire the necessary knowledge related to wine culture, marketing, service and consumption, as well as the technical and industrial knowledge involved in working with professional sommeliers; Perform the tasks of sommelier with effectiveness and responsibility; To develop research processes related to oenology; Understand the cultural historical context of wine as a fundamental ingredient in this culture; To learn the fundamental aspects related to viticulture and oenology, as well as the different typologies of wine; Know the tasting process, with the organoleptic characteristics of the wine sensory examination, as well as the appropriate service. ... [-]

MBA Wine, Sustainability & Sales

University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Online & Campus Combined Part time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Ludwigshafen

Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an international approach and focus on sustainable management and sales concepts, using real-world examples from today's wine industry
The degree is state-recognized and accredited. [+]

Our concept

Success in business is no longer just dependent on the quality of the product. Managers face numerous challenges for sustainable business management, including globalization, climate change, shifts in customer behavior, and running large companies with more complex workflows (and greater risks), to name just a few examples. To be successful domestically and abroad, managers must be able to recognize and effectively evaluate business opportunities in the marketplace and pursue them in a sustainable way. That also holds true for business in the wine industry.

Business management and sales skills

Sustainable business management and sales skills are at the center of this programme. Practical problem-solving strategies and business tools are taught using real-world examples from the wine industry.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Martigny

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in International Wine & Spirits Management • BORDEAUX (FRANCE)

The International Wine & Spirits Management specialization targets students aiming to work in senior management in hotels and gourmet restaurants, where a great wine list can really make a difference, as well as those who want to make a career in wine and spirits field, and also those who want to improve their knowledge for personal reasons.

This specialization is based on 4 axes:

Technical knowledge of wine and spirits Wine-related management activities Strong relationships with the profession High-level research experts and professional instructors. Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies: 2 ans Admission requirements ... [-]

MBA in Business Administration: Agribusiness and Food Enterprise Management

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The University of Nicosia MBA programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation of business education enabling them to become effective managers anywhere in today’s globally competitive fast-changing environment. This programme aims to be highly integrated into context and practical by remaining close to actual business practice. It aspires to assist students to develop their management and leadership skills, operate effectively in a multicultural environment and to adapt quickly to changing social, political, legal and economic conditions. [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Business Administration Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English and Greek Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The University of Nicosia MBA programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation of business education enabling them to become effective managers anywhere in today’s globally competitive fast-changing environment. This programme aims to be highly integrated into context and practical by remaining close to actual business practice. It aspires to assist students to develop their management and leadership skills, operate effectively in a multicultural environment and to adapt quickly to changing social, political, legal and economic conditions.... [-]


MBA International Food and Agribusiness

Royal Agricultural University
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Cirencester

This MBA provides the opportunity for you to gain understanding and experience of producers, processors, consumers and policymakers. [+]

MBA International Food and Agribusiness

The increasing globalisation of the food industry has highlighted the need for managers with experience of social, cultural, production and consumption conditions in the major markets of the world. Sourcing and supply in the food sector are becoming increasingly competitive and complex.

This MBA provides the opportunity for you to gain understanding and experience of producers, processors, consumers and policymakers within at least two of the major trading blocs and markets in the world.

Existing and aspiring multinational companies are looking for managers with the transnational knowledge and linguistic skills, who are capable of functioning confidently and competently in different regions of the world.... [-]


MBA Luxury Brand Management, Food and Wine

INSEEC Paris
Campus Full time September 2019 France Paris

This program teaches students to master marketing, commercial and strategic specificities of the luxury market that becomes more accessible. Thereby, this Master trains international [+]

MBA Luxury Brand Management, Food, and Wine

This program teaches students to master marketing, commercial and strategic specificities of the luxury market that becomes more accessible. Thereby, this Master trains international managers in luxury brand management, and more precisely, in the fields led by French firms: Wines and Spirits, Hotel Business and Gastronomy, Fashion, Jewelry and Perfume, Art and Deco.This program is taught primarily in English, with some seminars given in French. It welcomes participants from all over the world in two recognized cities of prestige: Paris, epicenter, and birthplace of luxury, and Bordeaux, the world capital of fine wine.

Students benefit from in-depth insights into the cultural dimensions of luxury, practical courses on different industry segments and analysis of existing and emerging consumers and markets.... [-]


MBA Luxury Brand Management, Food and Wine

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2019 France Bordeaux

This program teaches students to master marketing, commercial and strategic specificities of the luxury market that becomes more accessible. [+]

MBA Luxury Brand Management, Food, and Wine

This program teaches students to master marketing, commercial and strategic specificities of the luxury market that becomes more accessible. Thereby, this Master trains international managers in luxury brand management, and more precisely, in the fields led by French firms: Wines and Spirits, Hotel Business and Gastronomy, Fashion, Jewelry and Perfume, Art and Deco.

This program is taught primarily in English, with some seminars given in French. It welcomes participants from all over the world in two recognized cities of prestige: Paris, epicenter, and birthplace of luxury, and Bordeaux, the world capital of fine wine.

Students benefit from in-depth insights into the cultural dimensions of luxury, practical courses on different industry segments and analysis of existing and emerging consumers and markets.... [-]


MBA Wine & Spirits Business

Burgundy School of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Dijon

The MBA Wine & Spirits Business is designed for high-potential graduates who have a proven interest in Wine & Spirits and at least 3 years work experience (preferably in the wine & spirits industry). [+]

Programme objectives

The MBA Wine & Spirits Business is designed for high-potential graduates who have a proven interest in Wine & Spirits and at least 3 years work experience (preferably in the wine & spirits industry).

This programme, which has a strong commercial & management focus, offers students a sound grasp of the requirements of the global market by exposing them to a diversity of cultural experiences and an understanding of the intricacies of the global business of Wine & Spirits.

It is ideal for those looking to reach middle to upper managerial positions in the industry or create their own business but it also offers a wider range of professional outcomes.... [-]


MBA in International Wine & Spirits Management

VATEL Bordeaux - International Business School - Hotel, Tourism, Wine & Spirits Management
Campus Full time 18 - 30 months November 2019 France Bordeaux

That unique 18-month program is dedicated to students willing to work on the international stage in the wine & spirits industry. Taught 100% in English, the program was designed based on professional current expectations and future employment trends. [+]

That unique VATEL program delivers 3 degrees accrediting the knowledge, know-how, and expertise in the wine & spirits fields:

MBA's degree in International Hotel Management (French Ministry Certification level I) MBA in International Wine & Spirits Business Management (Eurhodip Association) Awards in Wines and Spirits (WSET Level 2 & 3)

=> The most booming activities in the vineyards are based on the creation of additional revenue such as welcoming guests (wine tourism), hosting them (accommodation), feeding them (food & beverage) and taking care of their wellness (spa)

=> Accreditation of your abilities and skills to work as senior managers in the expanding industry of wine & spirits... [-]