SRJC Course Outlines

12/13/2019 2:21:21 PMWINE 113 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 113Title:  WINEMAKERS SONOMA COUNTY  
Full Title:  Winemakers of Sonoma County
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 172

Catalog Description:
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A series of discussions and tastings of major wine varietals of Sonoma County, their styles and characteristics. Course will look at Sonoma County's position and place in the United States and foreign markets from a wine quality and wine varietal prospective. Winemakers of Sonoma County will participate as guest speakers.

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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A series of discussions and tastings of major wine varietals of Sonoma County, their styles and characteristics. Course will look at Sonoma County's position and place in the United States and foreign markets from a wine quality and wine varietal prospective. Winemakers of Sonoma County will participate as guest speakers.
(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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Discuss and evaluate major varietals of Sonoma County
2.   Identify, describe, and compare various winemaking techniques and styles.
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Recognize the major characteristics of major wine varietals of Sonoma County.
2. Explain the differences between various winemaking techniques and styles.
3. Evaluate Sonoma County's position from both an objective perspective and within the framework of a worldwide overview.
4. Discuss wine varieties compared to locations grown.
5. Identify leading environments for the major wine varietals.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Overview of Sonoma County's position
     a.  Compared to the wine industry nationally
     b.  Compared to the wine industry internationally.
2.  Why Sonoma County grows the different varietals in certain applications as opposed to others
3.  What affects the different varietals
    a.  Vineyard influences
    b.  Winemaking techniques
    c.  Styles being achieved  .
4.  Tasting the raw product
    a.  Barrel samples
    b.  Comparing different vineyards
    c.  Influence of blending
5.  Comparisons of different foods to different wine varietals
6.  Trends of consumer preferences

Assignments:
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1.  Written assignments regarding sensory evaluation
2.  Weekly wine tasting exercises
3.  Journal of wine tasting notes
4.  Winemaking report (2-4 pages)
4.  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
30 - 45%
Written assignments, winemaking report, journals
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 45%
Final exam: multiple-choice, true/false, matching
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation; sensory evaluations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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