Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023. Courses of Study 2023-2024 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

VIEN 1104

Broad introduction to grape cultivation and wine fermentations. Topics include history of winemaking, viticultural regions, vineyard and winery practices, wine flavor chemistry and microbiology, and wine ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1896 VIEN 1104   LEC 001

    • TR Stocking Hall 146
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Arnink, K

      D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    There is no waitlist for this course. Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1943 VIEN 1104   LEC 002

    • TR Stocking Hall 146
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Arnink, K

      D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting. There is no wait list for this course.

VIEN 1105

Students learn in the teaching winery, vineyard, and classroom. Includes practice of techniques relevant to making and evaluating wines, growing grapes, and writing scientific papers and pieces for different ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 1105

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 10770 VIEN 1105   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10771 VIEN 1105   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 2204

Viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, and anatomical and physiological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VIEN 5204

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1970 VIEN 2204   LEC 001

    • MW Stocking Hall 202
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Arnink, K

      D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: VIEN 1104, college-level general chemistry (CHEM 1560 or equivalent) and general biology (at least one full course of each).

VIEN 2205

Field trips, vineyard and winery work provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained in Grapes to Wines lecture course. Students will produce a wine, from grape harvest determination to cold ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 2205FDSC 5205VIEN 5205

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1971 VIEN 2205   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: VIEN 1104, Chemistry, Biology. Corequisite: VIEN 2204/5204.

VIEN 2310

This course uses beer and brewing science as a starting point to explore topics in fermentation biology, food chemistry, food processing, and sensory perception. Students will learn to recognize the major ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 2310FDSC 5310VIEN 5310

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 10845 VIEN 2310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $25 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. If this section of the course is full, please check FDSC 2310 to determine if seats are still open.

VIEN 2810

This course explores the complex interactions between wine and culture. From a source of nutrition to an enduring cultural symbol of the good life, a religious ritual to a forbidden substance, an artistic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2810

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18751 VIEN 2810   LEC 001

    • MW Stocking Hall M01
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Fontaine, M

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please NOTE: This is a lecture-only course. There is no longer a travel component for Fall 2023.

VIEN 3610

This course is designed to develop the relevant skills required for pre-harvest, harvest, and post-harvest management in a winegrape vineyard. Focused on hands-on, active learning, students will spend ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: VIEN 5610

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18789 VIEN 3610   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 1104, Introductory Biology, Introductory Chemistry, or by permission of instructor. Most class meetings will be hosted at the Cornell Orchards, 128 Crisp Apple Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850. Occasionally the class might meet in the assigned classroom. The instructor will provide clear instructions as to each class meeting location.

  • 18790 VIEN 3610   LAB 401

    • F
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    The lab component will be held at the Cornell Orchards, 128 Crisp Apple Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850.

VIEN 4310

An introduction to the practical application of brewing. Students will make several different styles of beer in a laboratory setting to understand how raw materials and processing technologies influence ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4310FDSC 6310VIEN 6310

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 10882 VIEN 4310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 10883 VIEN 4310   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 4400

Uses a (bio)-chemical perspective to investigate viticulture and enological factors that impact flavor and other quality attributes (mouthfeel, color, stability) of wine and wine grapes. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4400FDSC 6400VIEN 6400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2415 VIEN 4400   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 4500

Provides an in-depth study of the chemical, physical, technological, microbiological and regulatory fundamentals of winemaking. Concentration is on grape and must handling, juice adjustments and treatments, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4500FDSC 5500VIEN 5500

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1973 VIEN 4500   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 4510

Students will produce, monitor, and evaluate diverse wine styles from several grape varieties using different vinification techniques. The laboratory includes introductory lectures, grape handling and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4510FDSC 5510VIEN 5510

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1975 VIEN 4510   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 4650

We live in a microbial world: microbes are all around us affecting almost every aspect of our lives. This course focuses on the roles that microbes play in the production and spoilage of wine. Wine microbiology ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: VIEN 5650

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2172 VIEN 4650   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: General microbiology lecture and laboratory, organic chemistry, biochemistry. Knowledge of wine production is recommended but not required.

  •  2173 VIEN 4650   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 4960

Internships provide experiential learning opportunities in real-life winery and vineyard circumstances where classroom knowledge is applied and evaluated. Students are able to master new skills, compare ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4970

Undergraduate individual study in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training and experience. TA duties are determined by student and instructor(s) of course. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4990

Undergraduate individual study or research in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 5204

Viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, and anatomical and physiological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VIEN 2204

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2029 VIEN 5204   LEC 001

    • MW Stocking Hall 202
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Arnink, K

      D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate-level section of VIEN/PLHRT/FDSC 2204. Graduate students only.

VIEN 5205

This is a practical winemaking course, planned to increase depth of knowledge about both viticulture and winemaking principles & practices as students learn about them in the Grapes to Wines lecture ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 2205FDSC 5205VIEN 2205

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2032 VIEN 5205   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate-level section of VIEN 2205. Graduate students only.

VIEN 5310

This course uses beer and brewing science as a starting point to explore topics in fermentation biology, food chemistry, food processing, and sensory perception. Students will learn to recognize the major ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 2310FDSC 5310VIEN 2310

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 10859 VIEN 5310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $25 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. If this section of the course is full, please check FDSC 2310 to determine if seats are still open.

VIEN 5500

Provides an in-depth study of the chemical, physical, technological, microbiological and regulatory fundamentals of winemaking. Concentration is on grape and must handling, juice adjustments and treatments, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4500FDSC 5500VIEN 4500

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2459 VIEN 5500   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 5510

Students will produce, monitor, and evaluate diverse wine styles from several grape varieties using different vinification techniques. The laboratory includes introductory lectures, grape handling and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4510FDSC 5510VIEN 4510

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2516 VIEN 5510   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 5610

This course is designed to develop the relevant skills required for pre-harvest, harvest, and post-harvest management in a winegrape vineyard. Focused on hands-on, active learning, students will spend ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: VIEN 3610

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18791 VIEN 5610   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Most class meetings will be hosted at the Cornell Orchards, 128 Crisp Apple Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850. Occasionally the class might meet in the assigned classroom. The instructor will provide clear instructions as to each class meeting location.

  • 18792 VIEN 5610   LAB 401

    • F
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • D'Aversa, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    The lab component of this course will be held at the Cornell Orchards, 128 Crisp Apple Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850.

VIEN 5650

We live in a microbial world: microbes are all around us affecting almost every aspect of our lives. This course focuses on the roles that microbes play in the production and spoilage of wine. Wine microbiology ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: VIEN 4650

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2461 VIEN 5650   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2462 VIEN 5650   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VIEN 6310

An introduction to the practical application of brewing. Students will make several different styles of beer in a laboratory setting to understand how raw materials and processing technologies influence ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4310FDSC 6310VIEN 4310

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 10889 VIEN 6310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 10890 VIEN 6310   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 6400

Uses a (bio)-chemical perspective to investigate viticulture and enological factors that impact flavor and other quality attributes (mouthfeel, color, stability) of wine and wine grapes. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4400FDSC 6400VIEN 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2457 VIEN 6400   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person