Curriculum - Viticulture

Viticulture & Enology Curriculum

Preparatory program (Mechina)*

*Applicants lacking adequate background in the fields of Life sciences, Agricultural sciences or similar fields are required to complete preparatory studies.

  • Chemical Principles
  • Cell Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Intro. to economics and marketing
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Soil & water

 

Semester A

  • Soil, water, meteorology and vine nutrition
  • Morphology and physiology of the grapevine
  • Principles of viticulture (part 1)
  • Practical aspects of grape growing (part 1)
  • Wine production (part 1)
  • Wine chemistry, wine stability and quality management
  • Sensory evaluation of wines (part 1)

 

Semester B (Summer semester)

  • Principles of viticulture (part 2)
  • Practical aspects of grape growing (part 2)
  • Micro-vinifications (part 1)
  • Wine microbiology
  • Analysis of musts and wines (part 1)
  • Analysis of musts and wines - LAB (part 1)

 

Semester C

  • Grapevine pests, diseases and disorders
  • Winery technology, systems and packing
  • Environmental aspects of grape growing and winemaking
  • Wine chemistry, wine stability – LAB
  • Micro-vinification (part 2)
  • Wine Production (part 2)
  • Analysis of musts and wines (part 2)
  • Analysis of musts and wines - LAB (part 2)

 

Semester D

  • Sensory evaluation of wines (part 2)
  • Workshop in management and risk assessment in small and large wineries
  • Workshop in internet entrepreneurship in the wine world
  • Economic aspects of the wine industry
  • Wine workshop abroad