Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3645VIEN 1104  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Moss, R

  • 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 through their college. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3646VIEN 1104  LEC 002

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Moss, R

  • 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 through their college. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

VIEN 1105

Students learn in the vineyard, teaching winery, laboratory, and on a winery field trip. Includes practice of techniques relevant to growing grapes, making and evaluating wines, and writing scientific ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 1105

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4224VIEN 1105  LEC 001

    • M
    • Arnink, K

  •  4225VIEN 1105  LAB 401

    • M
    • Arnink, K

VIEN 2206

Fermentation of food changed the course of human history. This course will help interested students learn about fermentations, generally, and concentrate on examples within major categories of fermented ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 2206

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18327VIEN 2206  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Arnink, K

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: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: FDSC 2310

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 14450VIEN 2310  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

  • 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 2340

Hard cider consumption has expanded rapidly over the last decade. Want to learn why? This course covers the scientific basis of cider production from orchard to bottle and provides an overview of the history ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: FDSC 2340

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 14579VIEN 2340  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Arnink, K

      Peck, G

  • Prerequisites: One college level biology and one college level chemistry, or permission of instructor. Priority given to CALS Students.

VIEN 2360

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 2360

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 14679VIEN 2360  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

  • 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. If this section of the course is full, please check FDSC 2360 to determine if seats are still open.

VIEN 2400

Investigates the composition of grapes and wine and the most common analytical tools used in their evaluation. Both the theoretical and practical aspects of grape and wine analyses are considered. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 5400

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4213VIEN 2400  LEC 001

    • W
    • Reshef, N

      Sacks, G

  • Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.

  •  4215VIEN 2400  LAB 401

    • W
    • Reshef, N

      Sacks, G

  • Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.

VIEN 2620

This course is designed to develop the relevant skills required for Winter and Spring vineyard management, as well as budget and business plan formation. Focused on hands-on, active learning, students ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4255VIEN 2620  LEC 001

    • F
    • Moss, R

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 1104, one semester introductory biology, one semester introductory chemistry.

  •  4256VIEN 2620  LAB 401

    • F
    • Moss, R

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

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17935VIEN 2810  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Fontaine, M

      Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: CLASS 2810

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17936VIEN 2810  LEC 002

    • MW
    • Fontaine, M

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students enrolled in the field component will go on a trip to Naples, Italy. Travel date to Italy is 05/15/20 and travel date back to Ithaca is 05/22/20. This includes a required course fee of $3150 for the 3-credit option only.

  • 17937VIEN 2810  FLD 801

    • MTWRSSuOther International
    • May 16 - May 21, 2020
    • Fontaine, M

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students enrolled in the field component will go on a trip to Naples, Italy. Travel date to Italy is 05/15/20 and travel date back to Ithaca is 05/22/20. This includes a required course fee of $3150 for the 3-credit option only.

VIEN 2811

This course - a one-credit add-on to VIEN 2810 "Wine Culture" - explores cultural interactions with wine over the millennia through a series of discussions and tastings centered around books about growing, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2811

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18337VIEN 2811  DIS 201

    • M
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in or have previously completed VIEN 2810 to enroll in this course.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2811

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18338VIEN 2811  DIS 202

    • W
    • Fontaine, M

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in or have previously completed VIEN 2810 to enroll in this course.

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

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14463VIEN 4310  LEC 001

    • F
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

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

  • 14464VIEN 4310  LAB 401

    • F
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

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

VIEN 4340

Cider is a fermented beverage made from apples. Students in this course are immersed in cider production and analysis practices through activities in the teaching winery and by visiting commercial cideries. ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4340

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

  • 14581VIEN 4340  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2205/5205 or winery/cidery experience with permission of instructor

  • 14582VIEN 4340  LAB 401

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4360

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 14681VIEN 4360  LEC 001

    • F
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

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

  • 14682VIEN 4360  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Bershaw, D

VIEN 4460

This course is designed to delve in-depth into the scientific literature that should drive decision making in vineyard production systems. We will critically evaluate studies from around the world and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4268VIEN 4460  LEC 001

    • T
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Prerequisite: Previous completion of VIEN 2204 is required. Graduate students from the School of Integrative Plant Science can enroll without the prerequisite.

VIEN 4660

We live in a microbial world: microbes are all around us affecting almost every aspect of our lives. This course uses primary literature publications related to wine-relevant microbes to explore how cells ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4254VIEN 4660  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Gibney, P

  • Prerequisites: General microbiology lecture, organic chemistry, and biochemistry required. Knowledge of wine production and wine microbiology are recommended, but not required. Prerequisites may be waived with instructor permission.

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4700

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3639VIEN 4700  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bershaw, D

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FDSC 4710

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3642VIEN 4710  LAB 401

    • R
    • Bershaw, D

VIEN 4940

The VIEN teaching program teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 6970

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Robots, Wine, and Food

  • 18319VIEN 4940  LEC 002

    • T
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Intnl Viticulture: From Vineyard to University

  • 18046VIEN 4940  LEC 001

    • M
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Moss, R

  • Prerequisite: Fall 2019 VIEN 4940: "International Viticulture."

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

  •  2284VIEN 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2821VIEN 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4426VIEN 4970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gibney, P

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

  •  2822VIEN 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.

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

  •  2823VIEN 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.

VIEN 5400

VIEN 5400 is a 2-credit course (1 credit lecture, 1 credit lab) with an emphasis on understanding the practice and theory behind analytical techniques routinely used in the wine and grape industries, and ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 2400

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4275VIEN 5400  LEC 001

    • W
    • Reshef, N

      Sacks, G

  • Graduate level co-meet of VIEN 2400. Undergraduates should enroll in VIEN 2400.

  •  4276VIEN 5400  LAB 401

    • W
    • Reshef, N

      Sacks, G