SRJC Course Outlines

9/24/2021 10:25:55 PMWINE 117 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 117Title:  WINES OF FRANCE  
Full Title:  Wines of France
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled06 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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An introductory examination of wines and wine styles of all major French wine regions. This course also covers the French appellation system and wine sensory characteristics. Students should bring six matching wine glasses to every class session.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Minimum Age 18 or older


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:
Must be 18 years or older

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introductory examination of wines and wine styles of all major French wine regions. This course also covers the French appellation system and wine sensory characteristics. Students should bring six matching wine glasses to every class session.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Minimum Age 18 or older
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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. Define and explain French Appellation d'Origine Controlee (wine laws).
2. Explain unique characteristics of each major French winegrowing region.
3. Compare and contrast wines from different winegrowing regions.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Identify the principal wine growing regions of France.
2. Explain grape varietal suitability for each major region.
3. Explain the unique styles of the wines produced in each major region.
4. Describe the major appellations within each region.
5. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of wines produced from the different wine regions of France.

Topics and Scope
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I. French Appellation d'Origine Controlee system
    A. Limitations on varietals and viticultural practice
    B. Wine label requirements
    C. Sub-appellation list
II. Major Wine Growing Regions, including:
    A. Champagne
    B. Alsace
    C. Burgundy
    D. Rhone River Valley
    E. Provence
    F. Languedoc/Rousillion
    G. Bordeaux
    H. Loire Valley
III.  Wine Styles and Characteristics  of Major French Varietals, including:
    A. Chardonnay
    B. Pinot Noir
    C. Pinot Meunier
    D. Cabernet Sauvignon
    E. Merlot
    F. Cabernet Franc
    G. Petit Verdot
    H. Malbec
    I.  Sauvignon Blanc
    J. Semillion
    K. Syrah
    L. Grenache
    M. Marsanne
    N. Rousanne
    O. Viognier
    P. Chenin Blanc

Assignments:
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1. Weekly readings (10-20 pages)
2. One to two study assignments from texts and handouts (1-2 pages)
3. Weekly wine tasting notes (1-2 pages)
4. Sensory evaluation exercise(s) (1-2)
5. One group presentation
6. Quiz(zes) (1-2)
7. One comprehensive final examination

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
5 - 15%
Study assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Sensory evaluation exercise(s)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 35%
Weekly wine tasting notes and presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quiz(zes) and comprehensive final examination
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Wine Atlas of France. Johnson, Hugh and Duijker, Hubrecht. Simon & Schuster. 1997 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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