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OENOLOGY 2503WT - Introductory Winemaking II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3320
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: BIOLOGY 1202, BIOLOGY 1101, OENOLOGY 1018NW, CHEM 1100 or CHEM 1101, CHEM 1200 or CHEM 1201
Assessment: Practical Reports, Assignments, Online quizzes, Exam

The course provides an introduction to modern wine production through the perspective of the Australian wine industry. Introductory topics in grape and wine chemistry are described, including acidity and the impacts of grape and wine acids in winemaking, sulfur dioxide and its uses in winemaking, phenolic compounds and their role in wine composition, and the effects of oxidation upon wine during maturation. All aspects of wine production including harvest, fruit processing, white and red vinification techniques, and alcoholic and malolactic fermentation are described. The principles and practice of processes to stabilise and clarify juices and wines are introduced. Practical activities during the course include an introduction to the techniques of basic chemical and microbiological analysis of grape juice, fermenting musts and final wines, management of a small-scale fermentation under defined conditions, and a visit to a commercial winery.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,148 Band 2 $1,148 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
3320 Wed 14/08/2013 Sat 31/08/2013 Fri 20/09/2013 Fri 01/11/2013

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21554 LE01 40 19 29 Jul - 16 Sep Monday 9am - 11am Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Monday 9am - 11am Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21555 PR01 40 19 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 8am - 12pm Wine Science, 113, Lab
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 8am - 12pm Wine Science, 113, Lab