UE Code : IM1-OEN-MIV Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :


Studies organization

Credits :


Semester :


Total Hours :

105.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

To gain an understanding of enology processes which make it possible to develop technical crop production techniques.

Contents :

Organizing the harvest
- Harvesting methods
- Managing plot sizes, traceability of Controlled Appellation (AOC & IGP) products: Regulations and tools
Managing winemaking activities
- Traditional winemaking (reds, rosés and whites)
- Winemaking sparkling and specialty wines (spirits and liquors)
- Enology engineering and Software tools
- Quality assurance policies

Wine preparation and processing
- Corrective actions for “musts” (fruit juice extracts) and wines
Stabilization, Clarification, Maturing & Packaging

Prerequisites :

Undergraduate Degree (with a major in agricultural biology: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Agronomy, etc.)

Teaching methods :

Seminars and professionals in the field as guest speakers
Practical work
Visits to companies in the wine sector
Bibliographic research

Faculty from private or public research centers
Professionals in the field

Cécile Coulon-Leroy
Pierre Davadant
Chantal Maury
René Siret

Assessment :

Written exam
Winemaking Specifications
Oral Recitation

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major