SRJC Course Outlines

11/11/2019 7:25:47 PMWINE 121 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 121Title:  WINES OF SPAIN  
Full Title:  Wines of Spain
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 Scheduled08 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 the major wine regions of Spain, grape varietals grown there, and the wines produced. This course will also explore the importance of wine in Spanish cuisine and culture and the stature Spanish wines have achieved worldwide.

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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An introductory examination of the major wine regions of Spain, grape varietals grown there, and the wines produced. This course will also explore the importance of wine in Spanish cuisine and culture and the stature Spanish wines have achieved worldwide.
(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.   Explain how the Spanish cuisine and wine are paired together.
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify the principal wine growing regions of Spain.
2. Explain why certain grapes are grown in some appellations and not others.
3. Describe the unique characteristics of the wines produced in the areas studied.
4. Analyze the food-pairing compatibility of the wines studied.
5. Define and explain Spanish wine label terminology.
6. Discuss the importance of wine in Spanish cuisine and how Spanish wines have achieved stature worldwide.

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.  North
           1. Cataluna region    
           2. Galicia and Castilla y Leon region
          3. Riojo and Navarra region
          4. Ribera del Duero region
          5. Priorato and Costers del Segre regions
    B.  Central
           1. Castilla-la-Mancha region
          2.  Valdepenas region
    C.  South
           1. Jerez region
          2. Malaga region
          3. Montilla-Moriles region
V. Pairing the wines studied with food
VI. Spanish wine labeling
VII. Importance of wine
    A. Spanish cuisine and culture
    B. Stature of Spanish wines worldwide

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading and study assignments from texts and handouts.
2. Weekly wine tasting exercises.
3. Journal of wine tasting notes.
4. Written and oral group presentation on Spanish wine 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 and written report.
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 exam 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, J. Patrick; Alexopoulos, John; Rex, Dellie; Cengage Learning, 2nd Edition 2011.
Wine Atlas Of Spain, Hubrecht Duiker, 1995 (Classic)

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