FDSC 4400

FDSC 4400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment preference given to: Viticulture and Enology majors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: at least one semester of general chemistry and one semester of organic chemistry required. Recommended: prior course work in or knowledge of viticulture and enology.

Outcomes
  • Know the physical properties, organoleptic properties and typical concentrations of key grape and wine flavor compounds.
  • Have knowledge of factors that affect formation and degradation of these key compounds.
  • Have knowledge of the techniques used by flavor chemists to identify key flavor compounds.
  • Be able to read and evaluate scientific literature pertaining to wine and grape flavor chemistry.
  • Be able to predict how novel winemaking and growing practices affect key compounds.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VIEN 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18612FDSC 4400  LEC 001

  • Enrollment preference given to: Viticulture and Enology majors.