THE AUSTRALIAN WINE INDUSTRY AND ITS WINES
Credit points: 15
This subject will provide you with historical and contemporary knowledge of the Australian wine industry, with a focus on innovation, research and practice. You will develop knowledge of and skills in identifying wine types and styles, including regional specialities, and sensory perceptions related to geographical locations, wine zones and regions. Legislation and regulation pertinent to the wine industry will also be explored. Industry structures and key bodies at national, state and regional levels will be investigated along with major research and industry organisations, knowledge development strategies, research directions and funding arrangements. You will develop knowledge of selected aspects of the industry through exploration of the domestic and export markets, challenges facing the industry including regional strengths and weaknesses and ecological sustainability.
Subject Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Admission into SBATE
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsThis elective will run subject to sufficient enrolments
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
James Halliday Australian wine companion
PublisherHARDY GRANT BOOKS, RICHMOND, VIC.
The World Atlas of Wine
PublisherMITCHELL BEAZLEY, LONDON
The wine atlas of Australia and New Zealand
The Oxford Companion to Wine
AuthorRobinson, J and Harding, J
PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Epping (Melbourne Polytechnic), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith
Field TripWeek: 31 - 43
Two 6.00 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
2 single days. Transportation will be provided at no cost to the students.
WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Six practical reports, during the semester (Total 1,800-words equivalent).
|Report||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Exam - 1.0 hour (1,000-words equivalent). Written exam comprising multiple choice, short answer and longer questions.
|Other written exam||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
Tasting test (1,000-words equivalent).
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|