Journal article

Development of technical wine assessment skills in tertiary students

A Able, P Grbin, L Schmidtke, J Blackman, S Needs, U Kennedy, K Wilkinson

International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education | Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education | Published : 2019

Abstract

© 2019, International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. Learning to objectively evaluate wine sensory properties (such as appearance, aroma, flavour, taste and mouthfeel attributes) features prominently in wine education programs. Formal, structured sensory classes that involve recording detailed observations and perceptions is the traditional approach to build perceptual and linguistic learning. This research explored students' behaviour in maintaining wine tasting notes and their perceptions of wine sensory classes by survey across four Australian institutions (n=109) and by focus groups (n=24). International students were not as confident in class room discussion..

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