SRJC Course Outlines

9/20/2019 9:45:22 PMWINE 122 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 122Title:  DESSERT WINES OF WORLD  
Full Title:  Dessert Wines of the World
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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This course will concentrate on late harvest wines, botrytized wines, and sweet wines made from dried grapes.  Sweet wines will be examined as to techniques of production and how they differ from those used in making dry table wines.

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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This course will concentrate on late harvest wines, botrytized wines, and sweet wines made from dried grapes.  Sweet wines will be examined as to techniques of production and how they differ from those used in making dry table wines.
(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:
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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Describe the characteristics of types of dessert wines (or sweet wines).
2. Critically evaluate the various dessert wines produced from different types of grapes.
3. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of wines produced using different types of production techniques.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Characteristics of types of dessert wines (or sweet wines).
2.  Three general groups of sweet wines
    a.  Late harvest wines
    b.  Botrytized wines
    c.  Use of dried grapes
3. Winemaking techniques for sweet wines and assorted dessert wines
    a.  Cryoextraction
    b.  Use of frozen grapes (eiswein or icewine)
    c.  Sweetening wine using chaptalization
4. Critically evaluate the various dessert wines produced from different types of grapes.
    a.  Banyuls and Vouvray from France
    b.  German Eiswein
    c.  Canadian Icewine
    d.  Alsace Vendange Tardive wines
    e.  Australian and Californian late harvest or sweet non-botrytized wines
    f.  Italian "recioto" from dried grapes
    g.  Constantia from South Africa
    h.  Alsatian Vin de Paille
     i.  Sherry from Spain
5.  Muscat grapes producing sweet wines
    a.  Asti Spumante (Itlay)
    b.  Constantia (South Africa)
    c.  Liquer Muscats (Australia)
    d.  Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise (France)
    e.  Muscats such as those from Quady (California)
6. The "greatest of all sweet wines" from Germany and Hungary
    a.  Auslesen wines from Germany
    b.  Grains Nobels from Alsace
    c.  Tokaji from Hungary
7.  Naturally sweetened ice wines
    a.  Riesling in Germany and Austria
    b.  Riesling and Vidal in Canada.
8.  Sauternes and Barsac
    a.  German Auslesen and Sauternes
    b.  France's Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, and Barsac
9.  Sweet fortified wines
    a.  Sherry from Spain
    b.  Madeira from Portugal
    c.  Marsala from Italy

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 dessert 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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Eyewitness Companions: Wines of the World: Your Essential Handbook  DK Publishing, 2006.
About Wine, 2nd edition, Henderson, Patrick J. and Rex, Dellie, Thomson Delmar Learning, 2011.
Instructor prepared materials.

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