Course syllabus 541Z501 - Grape and Wine Evaluation (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Grape and Wine Evaluation
Level of study:
1. + 2., 2.
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Štefan Ailer, PhD.
Supervising department:
International Master of Horticulture Science - master (required), 3. semester
Teaching hours per week:
0/3 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 0 lessons
Seminars 25 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 8 lessons
Semestral work 6 lessons
Individual work 65 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (4 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Written partial exam (test)
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
Providing student with knowledge about exploitation of classification parameters of grape uvological analysis, theoretical and practical expertness in laboratory analyses of must and wine. Mastering of sensorial analysis of wine.
Learning outcomes - graduate of the subject is able to evaluate quality of grapes and wines, perform basic chemical and sensory analyses of must and wine.
Course contents:
Content, nutritional substances in grapes, production and accumulation of content substances in the ripening process of grapes. The requirements for table grapes, uvological analysis, sensorial evaluation of table grapes. Assessment of grapevine, basic chemical analysis of must. Influence of fermentation, racking need, application of SO2 (sulphuring), clarification and stabilization of wine on its quality. Basic chemical analysis of wines, natural and extraneous components of wine. Standards related to the quality of grapes and wine. Sensorial evaluation of wine.
Recommended or required reading:
Kováč, J. a kol.: Spracovanie hrozna. Bratislava: Príroda, 1990. 404 s. ISBN 80-07-00313-4

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 438

29,5 %
20,1 %
18,9 %
13,5 %
18,0 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Štefan Ailer, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Eduard Pintér, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification: 1. 2. 2017

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/01/2017.

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