SRJC Course Outlines

7/23/2019 5:08:10 AMWINE 119 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 119Title:  EXAMINATION/ PINOT NOIR  
Full Title:  An Examination of Pinot Noir
Last Reviewed:10/13/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled3.508 max.Lecture Scheduled28.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total28.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  56.00Total Student Learning Hours: 84.00 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Minimum Age 18 or older


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:
Must be 18 years or older

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
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
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:
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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.

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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
  Noir.
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
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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
   A. Burgundy
   B. Champagne
   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

Assignments:
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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.
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%
None
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%
Group presentation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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About Wine, Henderson, Patrick J. and Rex, Dellie.2nd edition. Thomson Delmar Learning, 2011.
Instructor prepared materials.

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