911337 Soil and terroir in viticulture and oenology

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Fitz, Walter , Löhnertz, Otmar , Wenzel, Walter
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Definition and theory of terroir; introduction to and overview on relevant soil and terroir aspects for viticulture and oenology; information on important data bases; theory of soil analysis and related practical training in using soil data for characterising water and nutrient status. Interpretation of soil and site information for characterizing the terroir in viticulture and oenology.

Previous knowledge expected

Fundementals of soil science (Soil Science Refresher)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Know important aspects of the terroir theory and apply practical methods of site and soil assessment for deriving terroir properties.
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