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|Discipline and Nbr:
WINES OF CA. AUST/NEW ZE||
Wines of California and Australia/New Zealand
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.50||Lecture Scheduled||3.50||8 max.||Lecture Scheduled||28.00
|Minimum||1.50||Lab Scheduled||0||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.50|| ||Contact Total||28.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 56.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 84.00||
An introductory examination of the wines of Australia/New Zealand contrasted with their California counterparts. This course will examine a different grape or related group of grapes and their expression on both sides of the Pacific each week. Previous experience with wine is helpful but not necessary.
Minimum Age 21 or older
Limits on Enrollment:
Must be age 21 or older.
Schedule of Classes Information
An introductory examination of the wines of Australia/New Zealand contrasted with their California counterparts. A different grape or related group of grapes and their expression on both sides of the Pacific each week will be examined.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Minimum Age 21 or older
Limits on Enrollment:Must be age 21 or older.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify the principal wine growing regions of Australia/New Zealand
2. Explain why certain grapes are grown in some appellations and not
3. Explain the unique characteristics of the wines produced in the areas
4. Compare and contrast the sensory characteristics of wines produced
from the same grape, when grown in California vs. Australia/New
5. Analyze the food-pairing efficacy of the wines studied.
6. Define and explain Australia/New Zealand wine label terminology.
Topics and Scope
1. The principal wine growing regions of Australia/New Zealand and
2. The grapes that are grown successfully in each of Australia/New
Zealand and California's wine growing regions.
3. The wine styles and characteristics produced in the areas studied.
4. Direct comparison of the sensory characteristics of:
a. Sauvignon blanc
c. Other selected whites
d. Other selected reds
5. Pairing the contrasted wines studied with food.
6. Australia/New Zealand vs. California conventions of wine labeling.
1. Five reading and study assignments from texts and handouts.
2. Keep and turn in portfolio of activities, lecture notes and tasting
3. Group presentation.
4. One comprehensive final examination (multiple choice, true/false,
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 25%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
25 - 35%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
|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%
WINE UNCORKED, A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO TASTING AND ENJOYING WINE,
Beckett, Willow Creek Press, 1999.