911338 Soil and terroir in viticulture and oenology

Field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction


Excursion to an Austrian wine-growing area (probably Wachau) with visits to specific sites that have been well characterized for their soil and terroir properties. Discussion of the terroir aspects with local wine producers and their representatitves in terms of viticultural and oenological questions.

Previous knowledge expected

Fundamentals of soil science (Soil Science Refresher - offered as part of this Modul)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Interpretation of soil and terroir information (case study). Discussion of terroir aspects with experienced wine producers.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.