France Université Numerique: Vine & Wine

 with  Grégory Gambetta, Christian Chervin and Bruno Blondin

Mooc Vine&Wine : introduction to vine and wine science.

Do you really know the path leading from the vine to your glass of wine?

This MOOC will initiate you to the scientific and technological bases which define the framework in which wine professionals work, from the vine to the glass.

This international online course presents you with 4 key modules on wine-making and sales: the biology of the vine, viticultural practices, oenology and the wine economy

Mooc Vine&Wine : une introduction aux sciences de la vigne et du vin.

Connaissez-vous vraiment le chemin qui mène de la vigne jusqu’à votre verre de vin ?

Ce mooc propose une initiation aux bases scientifiques et technologiques
qui guident les interventions des professionnels, de la vigne au verre de vin.

A travers ce cours à vocation internationale, nous vous proposons 4 modules
pour découvrir les aspects clés de l’élaboration des vins et de sa commercialisation :
la biologie de la vigne, la viticulture, l’oenologie ainsi que l’économie du vin.


Module 1 : Biology of the Vine

The annual cycle and the history of vine cultivation
Ecophysiology of the vine, relationships between soil-plant-climate
Development and ripening of the berries
Innovations with vine varieties

Module 2 : Viticulture

The annual viticultural cycle and installing the vineyard
Analysis of the ‘terroirs’ and of plant production
Vineyard management, irrigation, fertilisation and illnesses
Innovations in viticulture

Module 3 : Oenology

Biochemistry and grape must chemistry
Technical strategies, vinification and stabilisation technology
Fermentation and microbial actions
The chemistry of wines, aromas and quality testing

Module 4 : The Economy of the Wine and related sectors

Production to distribution statistics
Customer profiles and consumption patterns
The building and enhancement of the French wine sector
Structuring the French extended wine sector network and interactions

A weekly bonus will be given: an update on the wine economy.


Module 1 : La biologie de la vigne

Cycle annuel de la vigne et historique de la culture de la vigne
Ecophysiologie de la vigne, relations sol-plante-climat
Développement et maturation du raisin
Innovation variétale

Module 2 : La viticulture

Cycle annuel de la viticulture et mise en place d’un vignoble
Analyses des terroirs et production des plants
Gestion de la conduite du vignoble, de l’irrigation, la fertilisation et des maladies
Innovations en viticulture

Module 3 : L’oenologie

La biochimie et chimie des moûts
Les itinéraires techniques et les technologies de vinification et de stabilisation
Les fermentations et interventions microbiennes
La chimie de vins, des arômes et l'évaluation de la qualité

Module 4 : Economie du vin et filières

Etat des lieux de la consommation, de la production et des flux
Consommateurs et comportements de consommation
La construction et la valorisation de l'offre française
Structuration de la filière viti-vinicole française et interactions entre acteurs

En bonus, chaque semaine, une ouverture sur l’économie du vin vous est offerte
sous la forme d’une "parenthèse".

0 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Subject Humanities
Institution Montpellier SupAgro
Language English
Certificates Certificate Available
Hours 3 hours a week
Calendar 4 weeks long

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