Table and Wine Grapes of Italy: Vineyard Harvest
Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence
Area of Study
Culinary Arts, Nutrition and Food Science
Taught In English
Mandatory Friday Fieldtrips and Lab Fee Required
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The structure of this class is unique: students will be learning the regional cultural practices through a series of field trips. Students will learn all of the different methods of planting, training, pruning, irrigation, frost protection and harvesting directly from the wine producers. During the Fall Semester students will take part in the grape harvesting and work in a vineyard for a week. The itinerant course includes visits to: Querciabella (Tuscany - Chianti,Super Tuscans), Marchesi Frescobaldi at Castello di Nipozzano (Tuscany - Chianti Rufina), Rocca Bernarda (Friuli Venezia Giulia - biodynamic wines), Tenuta La Novella (Tuscany - Chianti Classico), and Torre Fornello (Lombardia - sparkling wines).
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