Viticulture and Enology: An Education Wine Tour II

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Viticulture and Enology: An Education Wine Tour II

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts, European Studies, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Students will be learning directly from wine procedures through a series of trips. The following types of wine will be studied: light bodied white wines, wooded and full-bodied white wines, sparkling wines, sweet table wines, light bodied red wines, medium bodied red wines, full bodied red wines, fortified wines, and oaky wines. the course will cover the chemistry and analysis of wine, the changes brought about with aging, faults in wine and the manipulation of wine. the itinerant course includes visits to: Distillerie Nardini (Veneto - grappa), Prunotto (Piemonte - Barolo and Barbaresco), Marchesi antinori at the tignanello Estate (tuscany - the first Super tuscan), Montevertine (tuscany - the real Sangiovese), loacker biodynamic wines (tuscany - Brunello Di Montalcino, Bolgheri), and Berlucchi (lombardia - sparkling wines).

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