General information

Module title Wine And Environmental Management
Language English
Module lecturer prof. dr hab. Jiri Chlachula
Lecturer's email paleo@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
ECTS 6
USOS code 07-WAEM-AMU-PIE

Timetable

Classes will start on Monday 28.02.2022, 10.00-12.30;  and will continue on: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:

 1.03.2022 - 14.00-15.30;

2.03.2022 - 9.00-12.00

3.03.2022 - 14.00-15.30

4.03.2022 - 14.00-15.30

Next class: 4.04. - 6.04.2022, 9.00- 11.30

Classroom: room 242, Collegium Geographicum (Street: B. Krygowskiego 10), 2 floor;

Please write an e-mail to the teacher paleo@amu.edu.pl

Module aim (aims)

· The lecture seriesdiscusses the traditional and modern wine production in Europe from a geo-science perspective. The interdisciplinary study approach includes geography, geology, climate, relief, soil cover and environmental diversity in the principal viticulture geographical areas (Caucasus, Crimea, Balkan, Mediterranean, Central/Eastern Europe)

· The lectures are structured by the specificwine-growing regions in terms of the local wine history from the Antiquity to present times and the environmental background

· Applications and relevance of the particular wine cultivation conditions and geographies for ecology management, eno-tourism and sustainable development.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

· Basic orientation and knowledge in geography and environmental studies

· The lecturesare recommended to students of geosciences, biology, ecology, tourism and international socio-economic and cultural studies

· Student’s ppt. presentations on chosen topics related to the lecture themes (in English).

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction: Wine and environment (background, significance)

Week 2: History of wine production, Viticulture

Week 3: Environmental context of wine production (geography, climate)

Week 4: Environmental context of wine production (geology, soils, hydrology)

Week 5: Wine and geography: Caucasus (Armenia, Gruzia)

Week 6: Wine and geography: Crimea and Kuban

Week 7: Wine and geography: Aegean region (Greece, Turkey)

Week 8: Wine and geography: Mediterranean region (Spain, Italy)

Week 9: Wine and geography: Central Europe 1 (Moravia/Czech Republic)

Week 10: Wine and geography: Central Europe 2 (Austria, Hungary, Slovenia)

Week 11: Wine and geography: Atlantic region (France, UK)

Week 12: Wine and cultural heritage

Week 13: Environmental management and modern wine industry

Week 14: Wine and sustainable development, Eno-tourism

Week 15: Selected thematic lectures / Students’ presentations

Reading list

Bisson. L.F. et al. (2002). Present and future of the international wine industry. Nature 418, 696-699. Dougherty, P.H. (2012). The Geography of Wine: Regions, Terroir and Techniques. Springer, 245p. Getz, D. (2000). Explore Wine Tourism: Management, Development and Destinations. University of Calgary Press, 255p. Gladstones, J. (1992). Viticulture and Environment. Wine Titles. Underdale. 310p. Greenough, J. et al. (2005). Geology and Wine. Geoscience Canada 32(3), https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/GC/article/view/2712 Hall, C.M. et al. (2009). Wine tourism around the world: development, management and markets, Oxford Press, 348p. Maltaman, A. (2008). The Role of Vineyard Geology in Wine Typicity. Journal of Wine Research 19(1), 1-17. Nelson, M. (2006). The barbarian’s Beverage: A history of Beer in Ancient Europe. Taylor & Francis Press. Taber, G.M. (2009). In Search of Bacchus: Wanderings in the Wonderful World of Wine Tourism. Simon &Schuster Press. White, R.E. (2003). Soils for Fine Wines. OxfordUniversity Press. 283p.