General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Wine Tourism
Language English
Module lecturer prof. dr hab. Jiri Chlachula
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30


We start with the Wine and Environment Managemental lectures on Monday, February 28, room 242 (Geograhy Bldg), 10.00-12:00. This is the introductory meeting which also will provide information for the planned Wine Tourism field trip in June

Module aim (aims)

• Practical field trip to southern Moravia (Czech Republic) following the lecture series Wine and Environmental Management (AMU-PIE, summer term)• Presentation of the traditional and modern wine production in Central Europe in the geo-science perspective. • Focus on the environmental factors (wine-yards geography, geology, climate, relief, soil cover) affecting cultivation and production of particular red and white wine sorts• Wine tourism (eno-tourism) as a segment of the present environmental tourism industry

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

• The lecture is recommended to both the Erasmus as well as the Polish students of geosciences, biosciences, ecology, tourism and international socio-economic and cultural studies• Student’s ppt. presentations on chosen topics related to the lecture themes (in English).


Field trip to the wine growing regions of southern Moravia

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.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. Oxford University Press. 283p.Micah J. Hewer & William A. Gough (2019) Assessing the impact of projected climate change on the future of grape growth and wine production in the Niagara Peninsula (Canada), Journal of Wine Research, DOI: 10.1080/09571264.2019.1699781