Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Nov 26, 2022  
Courses of Study 2022-2023
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VIEN 4510 - Advanced Winemaking Theory and Practice I Laboratory

(crosslisted) FDSC 4510  
Fall. 2 credits. Student option grading (no audit).

Prerequisite or corequisite: FDSC 4500 /VIEN 4500 . Enrollment preference given to: Viticulture and Enology majors. Co-meets with FDSC 5510 /VIEN 5510 .

D. Bershaw.

Students will produce, monitor, and evaluate diverse wine styles from several grape varieties using different vinification techniques. The laboratory includes introductory lectures, grape handling and vinification using various equipment and production methods, and emphasizes good production practices including sanitation. Students must develop their own winemaking plan for several different grape varieties, and participate in self-guided wine production activities, thus previous experience in wine production is highly recommended.

Outcome 1: Describe and differentiate traditional red, white, sparkling, and dessert winemaking methods and styles and understand the regulations which control them.

Outcome 2: Describe and distinguish the technological and equipment options for wine and grape processing.

Outcome 3: Describe the impact of winemaking methods on water and energy usage and on waste generation.

Outcome 4: Explain and describe the administrative and regulatory challenges related to winemaking.

Outcome 5: Describe, recognize, and list common causes and control measures for microbiological, chemical, and physical wine spoilages.

Outcome 6: Evaluate sanitation in the winemaking environment and relate it to impacts on wine quality.

Outcome 7: Identify and select appropriate chemical and microbial controls and limits to monitor and control the winemaking process.

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