SRJC Course Outlines

6/24/2022 9:24:31 PMWINE 121 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 121Title:  WINES OF SPAIN  
Full Title:  Wines of Spain
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 examine the major wine regions of Spain, grape varietals grown there, and the wines produced. 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 examine the major wine regions of Spain, grape varietals grown there, and the wines produced. 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. Identify and describe the major grapes grown and the wines made in the various wine regions of Spain.
2. Critically evaluate various Spanish wines.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Identify the principal wine growing regions of Spain.
2. Explain the suitability of grape varietals for each appellation in Spain.
3. Describe the unique characteristics of the wines produced in the areas studied.
4. Define and explain Spanish wine label terminology.

Topics and Scope
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I. Principal wine growing regions of Spain
II. Grapes grown successfully in each of Spain's wine growing regions
III. Wine styles and characteristics produced in the areas studied
IV. Sensory characteristics
    A. Wine regions of Northern Spain
         1. Catalunya, with emphasis on Priorato and Costers del Segre
         2. Galicia
         3. Castilla y Leon, with emphasis on Ribera del Duero
         4. Rioja
          5. Navarra
     B. Wine regions of Central Spain
         1. Castilla-la-Mancha, with emphasis on ValdepeƱas
     C. Wine regions of Southern Spain
         1. Andalousia, with emphasis on Jerez, Malaga and Montilla-Moriles
VI. Spanish wine labeling
VII. Importance of Spanish wine worldwide

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 Spanish wine (3-6 pages).
5. One oral group presentation on one Spanish wine (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 Spanish 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%
Final exam and midterm
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Oral group presentation, participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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About Wine. 2nd ed. Henderson, J. Patrick and Rex, Dellie. Delmar Cengage Learning. 2011 (classic)
Wine Atlas Of Spain. 1st ed. Duijker , Hubrecht . Random House Value Publishing. 1995 (classic)

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