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Australia in the Wine World (AGRI20030)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Campus: Dookie

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeAGRI20030
Mode of delivery
On Campus — Dookie
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date


The content includes:

  • Wine in society and human culture
  • Evolution of the grapevine
  • Viticulture and winemaking
  • Main grape varieties of the world and their distribution
  • Basic sciences of winemaking
  • European Wine Regions France, Italy, Spain and Portugal
  • World wine regions
  • Major Australian wine regions; wines, vines and history
  • The history of the Australian wine industry, and changes since 1960’s
  • The marketing of wine and specific wine marketing challenges in the Australian domestic market
  • The sensory evaluation of wine through extensive practical wine tasting sessions

NB: The subject requires that students taste and evaluate wine, however the wine is not consumed

Learning outcomes

The objective of this subject is to introduce students to the Australian wine industry and its role in world wine production.

Last updated: 27 March 2017