SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 6:16:44 PMWINE 112 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WINE 112Title:  WINE REGIONS OF CALIF.  
Full Title:  Wine Regions of California
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled3.508 max.Lecture Scheduled28.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled02 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:  AG 174

Catalog Description:
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This class is an investigation of California winegrowing regions outside of Sonoma County. Diverse wine areas beyond Sonoma will be covered including the counties of Napa, Mendocino, Amador, El Dorado, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Minimum Age 21 or older


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Students must be twenty one years of age or older to enroll.

Schedule of Classes Information
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This class is an investigation of California winegrowing regions outside of Sonoma County. Diverse wine areas beyond Sonoma will be covered including the counties of Napa, Mendocino, Amador, El Dorado, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Minimum Age 21 or older
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Students must be twenty one years of age or older to enroll.
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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A successful student in Agriculture 174 should be able to;
1.  Compare and contrast the principal California winegrowing regions
   outside of Sonoma County.
2.  Differentiate which grapes grow well in each of these regions and
   which grapes do not.
3.  Summarize the climate, soil and geographic factors that contribute to
   the uniqueness of the regions studied.
4.  Interpret all of the information on a California wine label.
5.  Objectively compare the quality of Sonoma County wines with the wines
   of the regions studied.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Review of wine sensory evaluation procedures.
2.  The Anderson Valley and Riesling.
3.  The Napa Valley and Bordeaux varietals.
4.  The El Dorado County Zinfandel and Petite Sirah.
5.  Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir.
6.  The Mendocino Ridges and Zinfandel.
7.  San Luis Obispo and RhÂne varietals.
8.  Calaveras County and Zinfandel.
9.  Amador County and Italian varietals.
10. The Santa Cruz Mountains and Cabernet Sauvignon.
11. Monterey County and Chardonnay.
12. U.S. wine label laws and their application in California.
13. Viticultural areas as defined by the BATF.
14. The quantity and quality of Sonoma County grapes and wine compared to
   that of the regions studied.

Assignments:
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Students will read industry handouts.

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%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 35%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 25%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials will be used in lieu of a textbook.

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