HOSP316 History and Culture of Wine (3 semester hours)

Study of wine manufacturing, quality criteria, and sensory standards for both U.S. and international wines; topics include history of wine in society, selection of wine for specific meals, and wine variations. Opportunities for students to purchase different types of wine and participate in evaluative tasting techniques are presented; however, alternatives are available for students that choose not to, or may not legally, consume alcoholic beverages.