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BVG 4950 - Enology: The Making of Wine

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): HTE 3613 or BVG 3613 or Approval of Instructor

Description: In this course, students will study winemaking principles, including, harvest, crushing, pressing, wine microorganisms, fermentation, and operations. Topics include wine making in both traditional and nontraditional methods, cap management, yeast and malolactic inoculation, wine microbes, barrel aging, racking, filtration and bottling. Coursework integrates lecture, field visits to vineyards and wineries, and hands-on winemaking.

Note: All students must present valid ID in order to be served alcohol. Students under the age of 21 years may taste, but not consume alcohol under the State of Colorado "Sip and Spit" law (18-13-122, C.R.S., 12-47-801 C.L.C) and comply with department consumption policies.

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