OENOLOGY 3003WT - Wine Packaging and Quality Management III

Waite Campus - Semester 2 - 2016

Science and technology of bottling and packaging systems including chemical and physical properties of packaging materials, principles of filling machinery, design and process control of wine filling/packaging systems. Wine and food laws and commercial forces as quality standards. Taints and residues in grapes and wine as quality issues. Approaches and systems of quality management using the wine industry as a focus, including the development of corporate quality cultures, standards and specifications. Visits will be made to commercial plants.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code OENOLOGY 3003WT
    Course Wine Packaging and Quality Management III
    Coordinating Unit School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s Waite Campus
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 6 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Prerequisites OENOLOGY 3007WT & OENOLOGY 3047WT
    Course Description Science and technology of bottling and packaging systems including chemical and physical properties of packaging materials, principles of filling machinery, design and process control of wine filling/packaging systems.
    Wine and food laws and commercial forces as quality standards. Taints and residues in grapes and wine as quality issues. Approaches and systems of quality management using the wine industry as a focus, including the development of corporate quality cultures, standards and specifications. Visits will be made to commercial plants.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Paul Grbin

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    Successful students will be able to:
    1 Demonstate an awareness of the physical and chemical properties of packaging materials and how these affect the 'shelf life' of wine.
    2 Understand the principals of filling machines and make correct decisions in matching filling machine types to particular wine types
    3 Demonstrate an awareness of modern packaging materials & products including containers, closures & bottle decorations.
    4 Understand how to prepare a wine for final packaging and have an awareness of how to treat difficult or problem wines prior to packaging.
    5 Understand how modern bottling lines are prepared, operated, monitored and shutdown.
    6 Understand how taints can be caused in wine, how agrochemical maximum residue limits are derived for wine and how taint contaminants and agrochemical residues are assayed in wine
    7 Understand and accept quality management disciplines, techniques and attitudes and how they apply and are increasingly being applied to the wine industry.
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
    Deep discipline knowledge
    • informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
    • acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
    • accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
    1,2,3,4,5
    Critical thinking and problem solving
    • steeped in research methods and rigor
    • based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
    • demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
    4
    Teamwork and communication skills
    • developed from, with, and via the SGDE
    • honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
    • encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
    4
    Career and leadership readiness
    • technology savvy
    • professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
    • forward thinking and well informed
    • tested and validated by work based experiences
    1,2,3,5
    Intercultural and ethical competency
    • adept at operating in other cultures
    • comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
    • Able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
    • demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
    Not addressed
    Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
    • a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
    • open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
    • able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
    Not addressed
  • Learning Resources
    Online Learning
    Students should regularly login to MyUni via the MyUni website
    (http://myuni.adelaide.edu.au/) for important course-related announcements. Teaching materials,
    past examination papers and course documentation will also be posted on this site.
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes
    Lectures and Practicals
    Workload

    The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.

    A full-time student should expect to spend, on average, a total of 48 hours per week on
    their studies. This includes both the formal contact time required to the course (e.g.
    lectures, tutorials, practicals), as well as non-contact time (e.g. reading and revision).
    For a 3-unit course, the expected workload would be, on average, 12 hours per week.
    Learning Activities Summary
    Week Lecture Topic Presenter Practical Class
    1 Course introduction; Introduction to bottle filling PG Packaging line observations and recommendations (PG & SC)

    Glass and bottle manufacture PG
    2 Preparing wine for bottling SC Wine export tasting and presentation (SC)
    3 Oxygen in wine development in bottle Guest
    No practical
    Bottling line design Guest
    4 Cork – physical & chemical properties; production PG Cork QC (SC)

    Taints, chemistry corks and closure trials PG
    5 Labeling technology PG Field Trip: O-I Asia Pacific

    Packaging and winemaking Guest
    6 Quality management systems PG Field Trip: O-I Asia Pacific
    Introduction to HACCP PG
    7 Group 1: Bottling – red and white wines (SC) Group 2: Bottling – red and white wines (SC)
    8 Field Trip: Portavin (Group 1) or Cork Supply/Studio Labels (Group 2) Field Trip: Portavin (Group 2) or Cork Supply/Studio Labels (Group 1)
    9 Quality accreditation and accurate measurement Guest Tartaric acid QC practical (PG & SC)
    10 Packaging as a marketing tool Guest Consumer acceptability of packaging materials practical
    Agrochemicals as a QM issue Guest
    11 Field Trip: Coca-Cola Amatil (Group 1) Field Trip: Coca-Cola Amatil (Group 2)
    12 Continuous improvement Guest Taints practical tasting (SC)
    Environmental management systems Guest
  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary
    Assessment Task Task Type Due Weighting Learning Outcome
    Packaging line observations and recomendations Formative & Summative

    August 11

    10% 1,2,3
    Closure Assignment Summative September 15 20% 1,2,3,4,5
    Packaging & Marketing Summative November 3 10% 1,2,4
    Final Exam Summative Exam Period Semester 2 60% 1-7
    Assessment Detail
    Assessment Task Due Weighting
    Packaging line observations and recomendations

    August 11

    10%
    Closure Assignment September 15 20%
    Packaging & Marketing November 3 10%
    Final Exam Exam Period Semester 2 60%
    Submission
    All reports should be submitted only in digital form via MyUni Assignment folder for this course. All assignments will be processed through www.turnitin.com. It is recommended that pdf or word file format is used.

    All reports are must be submitted by 9 am on the due date.

    The Course Coordinator will provide further details of how to submit digital reports. No reports will be accepted if submitted without the signed cover sheet (see attached, and also MyUni).
    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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