SRJC Course Outlines

7/23/2019 6:11:17 AMWINE 124 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 124Title:  CABERNET SAUVIGNON  
Full Title:  Cabernet Sauvignon Around 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 class is an examination of Cabernet Sauvignon and the wines in which it plays a key role around the globe. While this grape is noted prominently on many wine labels, it often plays an important incognito role in the most famous Bordeaux-style blends. In this intensive course, we study and taste a diversity of wine styles from the United States, Europe and the southern hemisphere.

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 class is an examination of Cabernet Sauvignon and the wines in which it plays a key role around the globe. While this grape is noted prominently on many wine labels it often plays an important incognito role in the most famous Bordeaux-style blends. In this intensive course, we study and taste a diversity of wine styles from the United States, Europe and the southern hemisphere.
(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:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe and distinguish the major wine regions for growing world-class Cabernet Sauvignon.
2. Critically evaluate the various styles of wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon from around 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 Cabernet Sauvignon.
2. Critically evaluate the various styles of wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon.
3. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of wines produced in California, Europe and the southern hemisphere's principal Cabernet Sauvignon growing regions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Cabernet Sauvignon History and Evolution
II. Geography and Climate for Cabernet Sauvignon Production
III. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in California
    A. Sonoma County
    B. Napa County
    C. Other significant areas in California
IV. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Washington
V. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Europe
    A. Bordeaux
    B. Provence and Languedoc
    C. Tuscany
   D. Other significant areas in Europe
VI. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in Australia
    A. Coonawarra
    B. Margaret River
   C. Other significant areas in Australia
VII. Cabernet Sauvignon Primary Growing Regions in South America
VIII. Other significant areas around the world
IX. Sensory Evaluation of Cabernet Sauvignon

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 and oral group presentation on Cabernet Sauvignon 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 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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The World Atlas Of Wine, 7th edition, by Johnson and Robinson, 2013.
Instructor prepared materials

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