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MGX9870 - Winegrowing

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Lawrie Dooley


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


World viticulture production, distribution of Australian viticulture, cultivars and rootstocks; Site selection; Sourcing and propagation of vines; Trellising materials and design; Irrigation; Canopy management and improving grape quality, canopy types and scoring; Fruit maturity and qield assessment, harvest techniques and planning; Characteristics of wine grape varieties and effect of climate/viticultural practices; theory of principles and practices of wine production; Supervises practical application of winemaking theory; Physiology of odour detection and basic taste sensations in relation to wine appreciation.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Examination (2 hours): 40%
Two Assignments (1500 words each): 15% each
Two Practicals: 10% each
Tour report: 10%