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Australia in the Wine World (AGRI20030) // Further information

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Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    Geddes, Robert (2011) “A good nose and great legs” Revised Edition. Murdoch Books, Millers Point, Australia

    Recommended texts and other resources

    Iland, P. and Gago, P. (1997). Australian Wine: from the Vine to the Glass. Patrick Iland Wine Promotions, Adelaide.

    Johnson, H. and Robinson, J. (2013). The World Atlas of Wine. 7th Edition. Mitchell Beasley, London UK

    Peynaud, E. (1987) The Taste of Wine. Macdonald Orbis, London.

    Rankine, B. (1993) Making Good Wine. Sun Books. Crows Nest, NSW.

    Robinson, J. et al (2015) Oxford Companion to Wine Fourth Edition Oxford University Press, Oxford UK.

    The texts can be borrowed from the University Library or purchased from Melbourne Coop Bookstore or many good booksellers and online.

    Journals and Periodicals

    The following Journals and Periodicals are not compulsory, however they contain valuable information about viticulture, winemaking and wine marketing.

    The Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal
    Published by Winetitles, 97 Carrington St. Adelaide 5000

    James Halliday Wine Companion Magazine
    Published by Hardie Grant, Australia

    Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine
    Published by ACP, Australia

    Australian Society for Viticulture and Oenology

    You are invited to consider joining the Australian Society for Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) as a student. The ASVO is the only professional organisation for winemakers and grape growers.

    The ASVO was incorporated in 1981 as a non-political organisation to serve the interests of practising winemakers and viticulturists by encouraging exchange of technical information. Its main outreach is through regular Australia-wide seminars, symposia and conferences that provide a forum for the sharing of current research and technological developments. The ASVO publishes a regular newsletter; and conference and seminar proceedings. Membership also includes the annual subscription to the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. Contact details are as follows: The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology
    PO Box 197, Glen Osmond, SA, 5064, Australia
    Telephone: +61 8 8303 6607 Fax: +61 8 8303 6803
    E-mail: asvo@waite.adelaide.edu.au

  • Subject notes

    Tasting of wines is required in this course. There are no exemptions.

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  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

  • Available to Study Abroad and Exchange students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad.