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Further information

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


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

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