SRJC Course Outlines

7/18/2019 12:41:33 AMWINE 112 Course Outline as of Spring 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 112Title:  WINE REGIONS OF CALIF.  
Full Title:  Wine Regions of California
Last Reviewed:10/13/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled03 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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 174

Catalog Description:
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This class is an investigation of California winegrowing regions outside of Sonoma County. Diverse wine areas beyond Sonoma will be covered, including the counties of Napa, Mendocino, Amador, El Dorado, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Minimum Age 18 or older


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Must be 18 years or older

Schedule of Classes Information
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This class is an investigation of California winegrowing regions outside of Sonoma County. Diverse wine areas beyond Sonoma will be covered, including the counties of Napa, Mendocino, Amador, El Dorado, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara.
(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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1.  Describe and differentiate viticultures and wine-growing regions in California varied wine growing regions..
2.  Describe the varietals that grow well in regions outside Sonoma County and explain why.
3.  Compare Sonoma County wines with wines from other regions in California.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Compare and contrast the principal California winegrowing regions outside of Sonoma County.
2.  Differentiate which grapes grow well in each of these regions and which grapes do not.
3.  Summarize the climate, soil and geographic factors that contribute to  the uniqueness of the regions studied.
4.  Interpret all of the information on a California wine label.
5.  Identify and discuss characteristics of Sonoma County grapes and wine and those from other regions of California.

Topics and Scope
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1.   Review of wine sensory evaluation procedures
2.   The Anderson Valley and Pinot Noir
3.   The Napa Valley and Bordeaux varietals
4.   The El Dorado County Zinfandel and Petite Sirah
5.   Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir
6.   The Mendocino Ridges and Zinfandel
7.   San Luis Obispo and Rhine varietals
8.   Calaveras County and Zinfandel
9.   Amador County and Italian varietals
10. The Santa Cruz Mountains and Cabernet Sauvignon
11. Monterey County and Chardonnay
12. U.S. wine label laws and their application in California
13. Viticultural areas as defined by the Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
14. The quantity and quality of Sonoma County grapes and wine compared to that of the regions studied

Assignments:
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1.  Written field report
2.  Research and oral presentation
3.  Portfolio, including field notes
4.  Sensory evaluation in-class assignments
5.  Two to three exams

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
10 - 25%
Written field reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 35%
Field notes, class portfolio
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Sensory evaluations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 25%
Tests: multiple choice, true/false, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Research and oral presentation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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