INT003 Wine Evaluation (4)

Develops a student's ability to identify major flavour characteristics of wine and to assess the balance between these characteristics and to recognise undesirable flavours from spoilage.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Available to students enrolled in the Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs only.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have an understanding and awareness of how the human olfactory senses interrelate in Wine Appraisal;
  • be able to identify specific grape varietal aromas and flavours;
  • identify common faults in wine making


This subject will cover the following topics:

(i) Aroma - Bouquet An introduction to grape varietal aromas and wine bouquet (ii) Varietal Flavour Profiles A detailed study of the primary varietal flavours and their profiles of the major varietal wines of Australia. (iii) Wine Styles An introduction to wine styles focusing on regionality, wine making influence and grape variety (iv) Wine Faults A detailed review of a series of common wine faults by sensory evaluation including their causes and remedies


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.