Textbooks

Enrolled in a VESTA Course and wondering if you need a text?  Here is a list of the VESTA courses and the texts required.  When searching for places to purchase your textbooks, consider trying www.cheap-textbooks.com  Type in the ISBN number (no dashes) and click GET PRICES.  A number of options will appear.  We have also recommended some purchase options for you below.

Course Item Cost Supplier
VIN 105
Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Tro, Nivaldo J. (2014). Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition). Prentice Hall.

ISBN-13: 978-03-2191-029-5*

Available from Amazon.com (rental - $12.49; hardback $54.94) or the vendor of your choice.

*Be sure to get the USA/American version. Some “Global Versions” do not have the same exercises.

(note: there is a 6th edition of this book.)

New: $161.23
CHM 105-106 CD Telecourse w/jewel case (Suggested)

ISBN 9789970173600

The CD ROM set contains video lectures based on the textbook content.  It is sold at the Missouri State University main campus bookstore as the CD ROM set for CHM 105/106 Telecourse.  The cost is approximately $40.  To order a CD ROM set, please visit http://shop.missouristatebookstore.com/category/textbooks-trade-books.

VIN 106
Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide

Kuhn, K. F. (1996). Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

ISBN-13: 978-04-7113-447-3

This book can be purchased through the MSU Bookstore, Amazon.com ($19.31), or the vendor of your choice.

New: $19.31
Used: $7.78

amazon.com

VIN 110
Wine Microbiology: Practical Applications and Procedures

Fugelsang, K. C., & Edwards, C. G. (2007).   (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.   ISBN-13: 978-03-8733-341-0

Available from Amazon.com ($87.99) or the vendor of your choice.

 

Wilker, K., Harris T., Odneal, M. and Dharmadhikari, M. (2016). Making Wine for Home Use. Mountain Grove, MO: State Fruit Experiment Station of Missouri State University. This PDF document is a free download at:  https://ag.missouristate.edu/assets/MtnGrv/MS28MWFHUweb.pdf

Making Wine for Home Use

Fugelsang, K. C., & Edwards, C. G. (2007).Wine Microbiology: Practical Applications and Procedures. (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.   ISBN-13: 978-03-8733-341-0

Available from Amazon.com ($87.99) or the vendor of your choice.

Wilker, K., Harris T., Odneal, M. and Dharmadhikari, M. (2016). Making Wine for Home Use.Mountain Grove, MO: State Fruit Experiment Station of Missouri State University. This PDF document is a free download at:  https://ag.missouristate.edu/assets/MtnGrv/MS28MWFHUweb.pdf

New: $0.00
Used: $0.00

http://mtngrv.missouristate.edu/assets/publications/MS28MWFHUweb.pdf

VIN 111
Winter Injury to Grapevines and Methods of Protection

Zabadal, T. J., Dami, I. E., Goffinet, M. C., Martinson, T. E., & Chien, M. L. (2007). Winter Injury to Grapevines and Methods of Protection. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E2930. Available from the MSU Extension Bookstore ($15.00) at  http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/bulletin-e2930.htm or www.doubleavineyards.com or the vendor of your choice.

New: $15.00
VIN 112
Stern's Introductory Plant Biology

Bidlack, J. E., and Jansky, S. H. (2017). Stern’s Introductory Plant Biology. (14th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-12-5992-182-7

Available from Amazon.com (paperback - $45.46) or the vendor of your choice.

(Note: this book may change by the new instructor.)

amazon.com

VIN 130
No Text Required

No textbook is required for this course. Recommended reference, purchasing is optional:

Wagner, P., Olsen, J., & Thach, L. Wine Marketing & Sales: Success Strategies for a Saturated Market, (3rd ed.). Board and Bench Publishing.

ISBN-13:  978-19-3587-944-2

Available from Amazon.com ($75.95) or the vendor of your choice.

Recommended Reference

No textbook is required for this course. Recommended reference, purchasing is optional:

Wagner, P., Olsen, J., & Thach, L. Wine Marketing & Sales: Success Strategies for a Saturated Market, (3rd ed.). Board and Bench Publishing.

ISBN-13:  978-19-3587-944-2

Available from Amazon.com ($75.95) or the vendor of your choice.

New: $45.92
VIN 132
Entrepreneurial Finance

Adelman, Philip J., & Marks, Alan, M. (2013).Entrepreneurial Finance (6th ed.). Boston: Pearson.

ISBN-13: 978-01-3314-051-4. Available from Chegg https://www.chegg.com (rental: $37.49; eBook: $29.99; purchase: $87.49), Amazon.com, or the vendor of your choice.

VIN 146
Sections 1L, 2L, & 3L:

Techniques in Home Winemaking
Pambianchi. 2008.Vehicule press. ISBN 9781550652369

New: $14.93
Used: $8.33
Wine Making Kit with Ingredients.

Ordering information will be provided in class.

VIN 147
Required Textbook: The Ultimate Fruit Winemakers Guide

Rivard, D. (2009). The Ultimate Fruit Winemakers Guide: The Complete Reference Manual for All fruit Winemakers. Toms River, NJ: Bacchus Enterprises Ltd.  ISBN-13: 978-14-4145-092-0
Available from Amazon.com (paperback $16.90) or the vendor of your choice.

New: $16.90
Recommended Textbook

Recommended references; free download:

Fermentation Handbook and Cider Handbook by Scott Laboratories. These are free publications that can be downloaded from Scott Laboratories at http://www.scottlab.com Click on the “Fermentation Handbook” and “Cider Handbook” icons on the lower right. Upon request, Scott Labs will also send hard copies at no cost.

VIN 148
Sanitation Guide for Wineries

Sanitation Guide for Wineries published by Wine Institute. (1971). Document is posted on the online course site. There is no need to purchase this.

Online course site

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Pest Control in Food Processing, Storage and Service Areas

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Pest Control in Food Processing, Storage and Service Areas. (1999). Athens, GA:  University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension Service.
This document is a free PDF posted on the course site.

Online course site

Principles of Food Sanitation

Marriott, N. G. & Gravani, R. B. (2006). Principles of Food Sanitation (5th ed.). Food Science Texts Series. New York: Springer Publishing.
This document is a free PDF posted on the course site.

Online course site

VIN 160
Recommended Reference

Winery Utilities Planning, Design and Operation 
David R. Storm., Chapman and Hall. New York. 1997

Used: $118.49
VIN 174
Required Text:

About Wine 2nd ed. by Henderson, Rex & Suas  ISBN-10: 1439056501  ISBN-13: 978-1439056509

Wine Style: Using Your Senses to Explore and Enjoy Wine. (2005) by Mary-Ewing Mulligan and Ed McCarthy. Wiley.  ISBN-10: 07-6454-453-8  ISBN-13: 978-07-6454-453-8

Required Materials:

Wines for Sensory Evaluation

Recommended Texts:

The Art and Science of Wine by James Halliday and Hugh Johnson, ISBN-10: 1554072476
ISBN-13: 978-1554072477, published in 2007.

The Oxford Companion to Wine, 3rd edition, edited by Jancis Robinson, ISBN-10: 0198609906
ISBN-13: 978-0198609902. 

The Wine Aroma Wheel developed by Dr. Ann Noble of U.C. Davis. Available online at http://winearomawheel.com/buy-now

Wine Aroma Descriptor Manual: A Guide for Tasting Varietal and Regional Wines by Christian Butzke, H.M. Haehl, and A.C. Haehl. Published by Purdue University Extension. 2008. This manual can be downloaded for free at: http://www.foodsci.purdue.edu/research/labs/enology/AromaManualScan1stEd.pdf

The Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition by Jancis Robinson. Oxford University Press USA 2015. ISBN-10: 01-9870-538-7  ISBN-13: 978-01-9870-538-3

New: $59.19
Used: $1.99

amazon.com

VIN 202
No Text Required.
VIN 211
Text and Supplemental Materials

(These three publications are accessible as pdf’s online at no cost – please download them for this class.)

National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual (http://www.nasda.org/?ID=31088) Pest Management in the Vineyard (http://grapes.msu.edu/manage.htm)

Midwest Commercial Small Fruit & Grape Spray Guide 2012 (http://www.ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg_sprayguide.aspx)

Recommended:  Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America. 2008. Wolf, T. K. Natural Resource, Agriculture & Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension.  ISBN: 13-978-1-933395-12-8.

VIN 212
No Text Required.

No textbook is required for this course.  Reading materials will be assigned and posted on the online course site.

VIN 213
No textbook required
VIN 214
Recommended Reference

Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America 2008. Wolf, T.K. Natural Resource, Agriculture & Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension. ISBN: 13-978-1-933395-12-8

New: $90.00
Required Text.

Effective Vineyard Spraying.  Landers, Andrew. Access the online version of the book at http://www.effectivespraying.com

New: $55.00
Recommended Reference

Landers, A. (2016). Effective Vineyard Spraying: A Practical Guide for Growers. (2nd ed.).

ISBN-13: 978-14-9518-844-2

Available online from http://www.effectivespraying.com ($60.00) or the vendor of your choice.

Dami, I., Bordelon, B., Ferree, D. C., Brown, M., Ellis, M. A., Williams, R. N., & Doohan, D. (2005). Midwest Grape Production Guide. Bulletin 919. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Extension.

ASIN: B002SE1E6K  This is a free download at: https://plantpathology.ca.uky.edu/files/mw_grape_productn_b919.pdf

Available used at Amazon.com.

Recommended Reference

Brannen P., & Smith, P. (Eds.). (2017). 2017 Southeast Regional Bunch Grape Integrated Management Guide. Available at: http://www.smallfruits.org/assets/documents/ipm-guides/2017/2017BunchGrapeSprayGuide10-2-2017.pdf

Recommended Reference

Washington State University Extension (2017). 2017 Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington. Publication EB0762.
Available at: https://pubs.wsu.edu/ItemDetail.aspx?ProductID=13362&SeriesCode=&CategoryID=&Keyword=Pest%20management%20guide%20for%20grapes

New: $5.00
Recommended Reference

Isaacs, R., Schilder, A., Zabadal, T., & Weigle, T. (2011). A Pocket Guide for Grape IPM Scouting of Grapes in North Central and Eastern U.S.

Available at: http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/bulletin-e2889.htm. ($20.00)

New: $20.00
Recommended Textbook

Wolf, T. K. (2008). Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America. Natural Resource, Agriculture & Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension. ISBN-13: 978-19-3339-512-8

VIN 215
Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America

2008. Wolf, T.K. Natural Resource, Agriculture & Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension. ISBN: 13-978-1-933395-12-8

New: $90.00
Sunlight Into Wine

Smart, Richard & Robinson, Mike, Adelaide, Australia:  Winetitles, (2003).

New: $55.00
Micro Vinification

2001. Dharmadhikari, M.R., and K.L. Wilker. Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station. ISBN: 13-978-0970797100.

New: $30.00
VIN 246
Required Text:

Principles and Practices of Winemaking. (1991). Boulton, Singleton, Bisson, and Kunkee. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc. The Chapman and Hall Enology Library. ISBN 08-3421-270-6. A scanned version of this book can be found at: https://books.google.com/books?id=gG1bsuUKlv4C&printsec=frontcover&hl=en

New: $320.29
Used: $93.49
Required Reference Book

Wine Analysis and Production (1995). Zoecklein, Fugelsang, Gump and Nury, Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc.  ISBN-10: 04-1206-411-1

New: $202.42
Used: $80.16
VIN 247
Required Text:

Principles and Practices of Winemaking by Boulton, Singleton, Bisson, Kunkee, 1991. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc. The Chapman and Hall Enology Library.  ISBN 08-3421-270-6ISBN 0-412-06411-1. A scanned version of this book can be found at: http://books.google.com/books?id=gG1bsuUKlv4C&printsec=frontcover&hl=en

New: $150.44
Used: $120.00
Required Reference Book

Wine Analysis and Production.(1995). Zoecklein, Fugelsang, Gump and Nury, Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc.  ISBN-10: 04-1206-411-1

New: $202.42
Used: $80.16
VIN 257
No Text Required
VIN 259
No Text Required
VIN 266
Required Text

Making Sense of Wine Tasting : Your Essential Guide to Enjoying Wine

Alan Young, 5th Edition 

ISBN-10: 1891267035 | ISBN-13: 9781891267031

Required Materials

Noble, A. C. (n.d.). The Wine Aroma Wheel. Davis, CA. Available online at https://www.winearomawheel.com/buy-wine-aroma-wheel.html  ($6.00)

 

Butzke, C., Haehl, H. M. & Haehl, A. C. (2008). Wine Aroma Descriptor Manual: A Guide for Tasting Varietal and Regional Wines. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Extension.

This manual can be downloaded for free at:  http://www.foodsci.purdue.edu/research/labs/enology/AromaManualScan1stEd.pdf

VIN 268
Basic Wine Analysis

by Ray, K.  DVD published by Missouri State University Mountain Grove Fruit Experiment Station.  (Contactstatefruitexperimentstation@missouristate.edu or 417-547-7500)

Suggested Reading Material

A variety of basic wine analysis texts are available for use as references for this course.  These include but are not limited to:

  1. Principles and Practices of Winemaking.  R. B. Boulton, V. L. Singleton, L. F. Bisson, and R. E. Kunkee.
  2. Wine Analysis and Production.  B. W. Zoecklein, K. C. Fugelsang, B. H. Gump, F. S. Nury
  3.  Introduction to Wine Laboratory Practices and Procedures.  J. L. Jacobson.
  4. Chemical Analysis of Grapes and Wine: Techniques and Concepts.  P. Iland, N. Bruer, G. Edwards, S. Weeks, E. Wilkes.  (Highly Recommended)
VIN 270
Required Text
  • Wine Marketing and Sales: Success Strategies for a Saturated Market by Paul Wagner, Janeen Olsen and Liz Thach. 2007. 2nd Edition.
  • The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile applications and Viral marketing to Reach Buyers Directly 4th Edition by David Meerman Scott, 2013.

Recommended Supplemental Books:

  • Customer Service, New Rules for a Social Media World by Peter Shankman.  2010.
VIN 271
No Text Required

Textbook TBD

VIN 272
Required Text
  • Zingerman’s Guide to Giving Great Service: Treating you Customers Like Royalty by Ari Weinzweig. 2004.
  • New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Blogs, News Releases, Online Video and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly by David Merman Scott. 3rd edition, 2011.

Recommended Supplemental Books:

  • Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin. 2009.
  • The 12 Week Year: Achieve More in the Next 12 Weeks than Most Will Achieve in 12 Months by Brian Moran. 2009.
  • Personality Plus by Florence Littauer. 1992.
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. 2009.
VIN 275
Text and Supplemental Materials

No required textbook for this course. Links will be provided to scholarly articles. Access to Microsoft Excel is required.

VIN 276
Required:

Radwan, S. S. (2014). Wine Tasting Room Server Handbook. Traverse City, MI: Leading Edge Press.
Available from:  http://www.michiganwines.com/hospitality-training  ($12.00)

New: $12.00
Recommended:

Wagner, P., Olsen, J., & Thach, L. (2007). Wine Marketing and Sales: Success Strategies for a Saturated Market (2nd ed.). ISBN-13: 978-19-3425-925-2

Available from Amazon.com ($53.05) or the vendor of your choice.

Hanni, T. (2013). Why You Like the Wines you Like: Changing the Way the World Thinks About Wine. Napa, CA: HanniCo Publishing.
ISBN-13:978-06-1575-088-0

amazon.com

VIN 280
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Winery (Reference)

Pellechia, T. (2008). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Winery. Published by Alpha Books, ISBN-13: 978-15-9257-818-4
This book is available through www.amazon.com or the vendor of your choice.
This is a recommended reference; purchase optional.

New: $129.75
Used: $2.50

amazon.com

Winery Planning and Design Workshop IV

Zoecklein, Bruce. (2003). Winery Planning and Design Workshop IV.  This is a free PDF download on the course site.

Any additional handouts that may be required will be posted on the online course site.

VIN 290
No Textbook Required

No required textbook for this course. Content from various state, federal, and safety organization websites will be accessed.

VIN 293
Required: Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils

Brady, N. C., &  Weil, R. R. (2009). Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils. (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
ISBN-13: 978-01-3501-433-2.
Available from Amazon.com (rent $46.35; paperback used $82.09; paperback new $161.10) or the vendor of your choice.

(note: there is a 2018  4th edition of this book.)

White, R. E. (2009).Understanding Vineyard Soils. New York: Oxford University Press.

ISBN 13: 978-01-9531-125-9.  Available from Amazon.com (Hardcover $32.69) or the vendor of your choice.

(note: there is a 2018  2nd edition of this book.)

Recommended: Understanding Vineyard Soils

White, Robert E., Oxford University Press, Edition 1. ISBN# 0-19-531125-6

Used: and New from $39.95