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Fall 2022
Mar 25, 2023
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BIOL 180 - Intro to Viticulture&Enology
Course covers the fundamentals of viticulture (growing grapes) and enology (making wine). The course is designed as an elective for students completing the AAS degree in Business Administration with Wine Studies Concentration. Students will learn basic grape physiology such as the major varieties, pruning and trellising, soils, climate conditions, and major grape diseases. Basic fermentation techniques such as primary alcohol fermentation involving yeast and secondary malolactic fermentation involving bacteria will also be covered. Simple chemical analysis will include sulfur dioxide, alcohol, acid, and sugar determination. Students will order grapes from a winery, ferment the grapes to wine, and analyze the wine using materials and instruments supplied in their wine kits. Cross-listed as WS 180.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid (Synchronous), Lecture, On-line Study (Synchronous), On-line Study (Asynchronous)

Science/Math/Technology Division
Biology Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts Elective, Math/Science Elective, Science Elective

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