Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

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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  •   Combined with: FDSC 1104PLHRT 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17013VIEN 1104  LEC 001

  • 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session.

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 1104PLHRT 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17014VIEN 1104  LEC 002

  • 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session.

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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  •   Combined with: CLASS 2810

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18211VIEN 2810  LEC 001

  • Please contact Prof. Fontaine (mf268@cornell.edu) if you are interested in an optional 1-credit Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) course, LATIN 3212.

VIEN 3440

Second-semester course in commercial grape production with an emphasis on the problems of production in cold climates. Students examine the genetics of the vine and learn principles of vineyard establishment, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 3440

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17953VIEN 3440  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT/FDSC/VIEN 2204.

  • 17954VIEN 3440  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT/FDSC/VIEN 2204.

VIEN 4300

This senior-level 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 ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: FDSC 4300

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  4330VIEN 4300  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $50 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. Students need to be 21 by first day of class unless course is counting towards major requirements

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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  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4310

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18207VIEN 4310  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 18208VIEN 4310  LAB 401

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 4360

As an introduction to the science of distillation this course uses the study of pre-fermentation and fermentation biology, phase separation and vapor-liquid equilibrium, and sensory perception as a vehicle ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4360

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18202VIEN 4360  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204, VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 18203VIEN 4360  LAB 401

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204, VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 4370

As an introduction to the science of distillation this course uses the study of pre-fermentation and fermentation biology, phase separation and vapor-liquid equilibrium, and sensory perception as a vehicle ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 4370

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18200VIEN 4370  LEC 001

  • 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. Students need to be 21 by first day of class unless course is counting towards major requirements.

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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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16982VIEN 4400  LEC 001

  • Enrollment preference given to: Viticulture and Enology majors.

VIEN 4600

Study of the microbial ecology of food and wine fermentations. Emphasis is on the three main groups of wine organisms (yeasts, acetic, and lactic acid bacteria) and the interactions between them. Course ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4600

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16974VIEN 4600  LEC 001

  • Enrollment preference given to Viticulture and Enology majors.

  • 16975VIEN 4600  LAB 401

VIEN 4700

Winemaking Theory and Practice II specifically addresses the non-fermentation aspects of wine production. This area includes fining, stabilization, adjustments, clarification, filtration, bottling, general ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4700

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16978VIEN 4700  LEC 001

VIEN 4710

In the laboratory of part II of the Winemaking Theory and Practice courses, students continue working with wines produced in the preceding fall term, focusing on aging options, stabilization, fining, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4710

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16989VIEN 4710  LAB 401

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2786VIEN 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
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  • Prerequisite: VIEN/FDSC 1105. Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3487VIEN 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3788VIEN 4970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Arnink, K

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3862VIEN 4970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sacks, G

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3488VIEN 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16984VIEN 4980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3489VIEN 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19027VIEN 4990  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Sacks, G