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OENOLOGY 1018NW - Foundations of Wine Science I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: National Wine Centre
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week, plus 4 day residential school in mid-Semester break
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Vine anatomy practical report, industry-based case study, sensory exam and written exam
Syllabus:

Foundations of Wine Science I comprises three broad topic areas: viticulture, oenology and sensory evaluation. The course aims to provide students with an understanding of basic viticultural, oenological and sensory principles. Topics covered include: grapevine structure and function; the annual growth cycle of the grapevine; the factors that influence crop yield; the source/sink balance of the grapevine; berry development and composition; wine classification; the unit operations involved in winemaking; the taste and olfactory system; and taste and aroma interactions. Practical sessions will focus in more depth on grapevine anatomy and the theory and practice of wine sensory evaluation.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,169 Band 2 $1,169 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10037 LE01 80 FULL 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 2pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 3022, Polygon Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 10 Jun Monday 2pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 3022, Polygon Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10038 PR01 80 FULL 27 Mar - 27 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Wine Science, 113, Laboratory
27 Mar - 27 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Wine Science, 110, Teaching Room
15 Apr - 15 Apr Monday 9am - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
15 Apr - 15 Apr Monday 9am - 5pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
15 Apr - 15 Apr Monday 9am - 5pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
15 Apr - 15 Apr Monday 9am - 5pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
16 Apr - 18 Apr Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 5pm External, External, Off Campus
Related Class: Small Group Discovery
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11347 SG01 80 FULL 13 Jun - 13 Jun Thursday 2pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre