SRJC Course Outlines

11/27/2022 11:02:58 AMWINE 124 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 124Title:  CABERNET SAUVIGNON  
Full Title:  Cabernet Sauvignon
Last Reviewed:2/14/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will explore Cabernet Sauvignon and the worldwide wines in which it plays a key role. Students will examine and taste Cabernet Sauvignon wine styles from around the world. Students should bring six matching wine glasses to every class session.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Minimum Age 18 or older


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Must be 18 years or older

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
In this course, students will explore Cabernet Sauvignon and the worldwide wines in which it plays a key role. Students will examine and taste Cabernet Sauvignon wine styles from around the world. Students should bring six matching wine glasses to every class session.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Minimum Age 18 or older
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Must be 18 years or older
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Describe and distinguish the major wine regions for growing world class Cabernet Sauvignon.
2. Critically evaluate various Cabernet Sauvignon wines.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Describe history and evolution of Cabernet Sauvignon wine regions
2. Describe the aspects of geography and climate that are critical to the growing of world class Cabernet Sauvignon.
3. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of Cabernet Sauvignon wines produced worldwide.
4. Explain the key components in evaluating the various styles of wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon.

Topics and Scope
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I. Cabernet Sauvignon History and Evolution
II. Geography and Climate for Cabernet Sauvignon Production
III. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in California
    A. Sonoma County
    B. Napa County
    C. Paso Robles
   D. Other significant areas in California
IV. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Washington
V. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Europe
    A. Bordeaux
    B. Provence and Languedoc
    C. Tuscany
   D. Other significant areas in Europe
VI. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Australia
    A. Coonawarra
    B. Margaret River
   C. Other significant areas in Australia
VII. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in South America
VIII. Other Significant Areas Around the World
IX. Sensory Evaluation of Cabernet Sauvignon

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading (5-15 pages)
2. Weekly wine tasting exercises.
3. Weekly wine tasting notes.
4. One written report on one Cabernet Sauvignon wine (3-6 pages).
5. Oral group presentation on Cabernet Sauvignon styles and regions (5-15 minutes).
6. One midterm.
7. Final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 30%
Wine tasting notes; written report on a Cabernet Sauvignon wine
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 35%
Wine tasting exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 15%
Oral group presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 35%
Midterm and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Oral group presentation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The World Atlas Of Wine. 8th ed. Johnson, Hugh. Delmar Cengage Learning. 2019
Instructor prepared materials

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