SSU unveils new wine learning center

(1 of ) A Sonoma State University student skateboards past the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(2 of ) A lectern with a computer screen is seen inside one of the technologically advanced classrooms at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(3 of ) Decorative wine bottles are seen in the lobby of the new Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(4 of ) Sonoma State University students play a pickup game of soccer in front of the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(5 of ) Sonoma State University’s Dr. John Stayton, left, executive director of graduate and executive business programs, and Ray Johnson, executive director of the Wine Business Institute, share a laugh while giving a tour of the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(6 of ) One of the student lounge areas at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(7 of ) Sonoma State University students mill around outside the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(8 of ) One of the student lounge areas, with outside views of university grounds, at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(9 of ) Sonoma State University English/creative writing major Jason Brendel of Windsor takes a moment to relax from finals at the Bouchaine Vineyards Terrace and Garden outside the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(10 of ) A view of the pyramid-shaped skylights at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(11 of ) An inside view of the iconic pyramid-shaped skylights at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which is part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(12 of ) A view of the Peter Michael Winery Executive Classrom at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

(13 of ) A row of new vines grow outside the Wine Spectator Learning Center, part of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)