Table and Wine Grapes of Italy: Vineyard Harvest

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Table and Wine Grapes of Italy: Vineyard Harvest

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Mandatory Friday Fieldtrips and Lab Fee Required

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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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