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EXAMINATION/ PINOT NOIR||
An Examination of Pinot Noir
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.50||Lecture Scheduled||3.50||8 max.||Lecture Scheduled||28.00
|Minimum||1.50||Lab Scheduled||0||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.50|| ||Contact Total||28.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 56.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 84.00||
An examination of Pinot Noir--from growing the grape to the wine in the glass. This intensive course will consider and taste the diversity of Pinot Noir wine styles from the most important regions of California, Oregon, Europe and the southern hemisphere.
Minimum Age 18 or older
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Must be 18 years or older
Schedule of Classes Information
An examination of Pinot Noir--from growing the grape to the wine in the glass. In this intensive course, we will consider and taste the diversity of Pinot Noir wine styles from the most important regions of California, Oregon, Europe and the southern hemisphere.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Minimum Age 18 or older
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:Must be 18 years or older
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
1. Describe the major producing areas of Pinot
Noir in relation to geography, climate, and wine styles.
2. Describe the diversity of wine styles
through sensory observation of Pinot Noir from various production areas
of the world.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the aspects of geography and climate that are critical to the
growing of world-class Pinot Noir.
2. Critically evaluate the various styles of wine produced from Pinot
3. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of wines produced in
California, Oregon, Europe and the southern hemisphere's principal
Pinot Noir growing regions.
Topics and Scope
I. Pinot Noir History and Evolution
II. Geography and Climate for Pinot Noir Production
III. Pinot Noir Primary Growing Regions in California
A. Sonoma County
B. Napa County
C. Mendocino County
D. Monterey County
E. Santa Barbara County
F. Other significant areas in California
IV. Pinot Noir Primary Growing Regions in Oregon
V. Pinot Noir Primary Growing Regions in Europe
C. Other significant areas in Europe
VI. Pinot Noir Primary Growing Regions in Australia
VII. Pinot Noir Primary Growing Regions in New Zealand
VIII. Other significant areas around the world
IX. Sensory Evaluation of Pinot Noir
1. Eight reading and study assignments from texts and handouts.
2. Weekly wine tasting exercises.
3. Journal of wine tasting notes.
4. Written report and oral group presentation on Pinot Noir styles and regions.
5. One mid-term exam and one comprehensive final examination.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 25%
|Wine tasting notes.||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
25 - 35%
|Wine tasting exercises.||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Final and midterm: Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, Short answer.||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
20 - 30%
About Wine, Henderson, Patrick J. and Rex, Dellie.2nd edition. Thomson Delmar Learning, 2011.
Instructor prepared materials.