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CA 133
Food and Wine/Beverage


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to the wine industry and grape varieties. Focus is on understanding the flavor components of different wines/beverages and their compatibility with various food offerings. Students will learn about tasting through an examination of different olive oils and vinegars. Students will practice menu development and food pairing in class exercises. This class is open to students under the age of 21 and students who do not drink alcoholic beverages.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of wine and winemaking.
  • Identify wine varieties, read wine labels and understand flavor characteristics of various wines.
  • Describe sensory evaluation and how it is performed.
  • Develop a wine/beverage pairing menu based upon the compatibility of flavor and texture components and occasion.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of cooking with various regular and fortified wines.
  • Describe wine flaws, wine science and wine making.

  • Course Topics
  • What to drink with What You Eat
  • History of Wine
  • Wine Glossary
  • How We Smell
  • Types of Wine and Regions
  • Red Wines
  • White Wines
  • Red Wine with Fish
  • Wine Pairings
  • The Sommelier
  • The Tasting Wheel
  • About Olives and Olive Oils
  • Olive Oil and Vinegar Tastings
  • Flavor Notes: The Secret Life of Grapes
  • Cooking with Wine
  • Wine Science and Wine Flaws

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CA 133
    Fall 2014
    1271
    Gregory Schnorr
    CA 133
    Spring 2014
    1275
    Gregory Schnorr
    CA 133
    Fall 2013
    1271
    Gregory Schnorr
    CA 133
    Spring 2013
    1275
    GREGORY schnorr
    CA 133
    Fall 2012
    1284
    GREGORY schnorr


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.