Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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

  •  2676VIEN 1104  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Arnink, K

      Moss, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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

  •  3004VIEN 1105  LEC 001

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Arnink, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3005VIEN 1105  LAB 401

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Arnink, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 20928VIEN 1105  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 2206

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 14259VIEN 2206  LEC 001

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Arnink, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  • 13696VIEN 2310  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - Mar 26, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 13800VIEN 2340  LEC 001

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - Mar 26, 2021
    • Arnink, K

      Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: One college level biology and one college level chemistry, or permission of instructor. Priority given to CALS Students. This course cannot be dropped without the instructor's permission after the second week of class.

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

  • 14085VIEN 2360  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 5400

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2996VIEN 2400  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2998VIEN 2400  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20151VIEN 2400  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  •  3027VIEN 2620  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Moss, R

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

  •  3028VIEN 2620  LAB 401

    • M
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Moss, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20235VIEN 2620  LAB 402

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Moss, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  • 13706VIEN 4310  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 13707VIEN 4310  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20162VIEN 4310  LEC 002

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - Mar 26, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

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

  • 20161VIEN 4310  LAB 402

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - Mar 26, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

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

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 14087VIEN 4360  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: VIEN 2204, VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 14088VIEN 4360  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 20166VIEN 4360  LEC 002

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

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

  • 20165VIEN 4360  LAB 402

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Mar 29 - May 14, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3033VIEN 4460  LEC 001

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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

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

  •  2672VIEN 4700  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  2674VIEN 4710  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17639VIEN 4710  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 20173VIEN 4710  LAB 403

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Bershaw, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  • 14801VIEN 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: VIEN/FDSC 1105. Students from all colleges must submit a special studies form (Available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx). Do not sign into section 601.

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

  • 14998VIEN 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Students from all colleges must submit a special studies form (Available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx). Do not sign into section 601.

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

  • 14999VIEN 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Students from all colleges must submit a special studies form (Available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx). Do not sign into section 601.

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

  • 15000VIEN 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must submit a special studies form (Available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx). Do not sign into section 701.

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 2400

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3040VIEN 5400  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate level co-meet of VIEN 2400. Undergraduates should enroll in VIEN 2400.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  3041VIEN 5400  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20155VIEN 5400  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.