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Wine Report

INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE TOPIC:
The purpose of this Wine Report is to have you research your chosen grape varietal in more depth and tie in the varietal and its characteristics with the terroir (climate, people, geography, soil), the culture, the history of the place/grape, This will help you to make connections between the many important aspects of wine making and the grape varietal you have chosen ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS FILLED IN BY THE CUSTOMER:
MGMT 252 – WINE INDUSTRY
Fall 2019 – F19N01
Assignment #1
Individual Wine Report
Weight: 25%
Due Date: October 4
Submission: VIU LEARN Submission Folder before class.
Type: Individual
Format: Typed, 12-point font, double spaced, approximately 1200 words. Use a title page with your name and student number, date and the varietal you are writing about. Use section headings, an introduction and a conclusion. Appendices are optional. Use APA referencing both in text and a reference list.
Purpose: The purpose of this Wine Report is to have you research your chosen grape varietal in more depth and tie in the varietal and its characteristics with the terroir (climate, people, geography, soil), the culture, the history of the place/grape, use of the grape in winemaking. This will help you to make connections between the many important aspects of wine making and the grape varietal you have chosen.
Directions: Students are to report on a particular grape varietal including its characteristics, history, terroir, culture surrounding the varietal, how the grape varietal is used in wine making, and an example of a wine and the wine’s characteristics. The report should be approximately 1200 words not including appendices. All sources /references used will be cited using APA referencing both in text and in the reference list. Grading will be based on the following:
▪ How Informative is your report? Your research is of a depth that informs and educates the reader. Your research addresses the key tasks of the assignment (25%)
▪ How accurate is your report? Your research is current and accurately addresses the key aspects of the task (25%)
▪ Writing Style & Grammar. The report is well written, with none or very few typographical errors, sentences are well structured, proper grammar is used and the writing style is engaging (15%)
▪ Report Structure and Format. The report structure includes a cover page, introduction, section headings, conclusion, reference list and optional appendices. Pages are numbered (15%).
▪ Referencing and Quality of References. Most references are relatively current within the last 5 years; at least 50% of your references are wine industry publications and peer reviewed journals. A minimum of 8 references are used (10%)
▪ Did you make me want a bottle? (10%) Your research and approach to writing about your varietal is enthusiastic.
Important: Academic Misconduct
➢ Plagiarizing, fabricating or modifying the original work of another person from previous semesters/years.
➢ Using unauthorized or inappropriate sources of information.
➢ Assignments must be free of spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors. Grades will be lower for assignments containing such errors.
➢ Ensure you understanding of Academic Integrity and Misconduct. More details on this are set out in the Student Conduct Policy section of the online VIU calendar and in our course website under code of conduct.
Resources:
You may want to visit the Writing Centre links and resources if you want guidance on writing introductions and conclusions, forming good sentences, referencing and other topics.
https://services.viu.ca/writing-centre/links-and-resources
Grading Rubric: See below
Student Name: Instructor: Carleigh Randall
Course: MGMT 252 Wine Industry
Rubric for Wine Report Assignment 1
Description of Task: The purpose of this Wine Report is to have you research a particular grape varietal including its characteristics, history, terroir, culture surrounding the varietal, how the varietal is used in wine making, and an example of a wine that uses the varietal and the characteristics of that wine. This will help you to make connections between the many important aspects of wine making and the grape varietal you have chosen.
▪ How Informative is your report? Your research is of a depth that informs and educates the reader. Your research addresses the key tasks of the assignment (25%)
▪ How accurate is your report? Your research is current and accurately addresses the key aspects of the task (25%)
▪ Writing Style & Clarity. The report is well written, with none or very few typographical errors, paragraphs and sentences are well structured, proper grammar is used and the writing style is engaging (15%)
▪ Report Structure and Format. The report structure is well organized, and includes a cover page, introduction, section headings, conclusion, reference list and optional appendices. Pages are numbered (15%).
▪ Referencing and Quality of References. Most references are relatively current within the last 5 years; at least 50% of your references are wine industry publications and peer reviewed journals. A minimum of 8 references are used (10%)
▪ Did you make me want a bottle? (10%) Your research and approach to writing about your varietal is enthusiastic.
Value: 25%
Due Date October 4 with marks deducted for late submission as per course outline
Learning Objective: To understand the basics of wine varieties and regions
TOTAL MARK
/ 100%Instructor Comments:
Level 4 Excellent 4 – 5 Level 3 Good 3.5 – 3.9 Level 2 Needs Improvement 3.0 – 3.4 Level 1 Poor 0 – 2.9 Score x weighted value
Informative (25%)
The report/research is of an excellent quality and depth that fully informs and educates the reader. There is a strong understanding and insight into topic. The research fully addresses and informs all key tasks of the assignment (characteristics, history, region, culture, terroir, climate, use).
4 — 5
The report/research is of a good quality and depth that informs and educates the reader. There is an understanding and insight into topic. For the most part, the research addresses and informs all key tasks of the assignment (characteristics, history, region, culture, terroir, climate, use).
3.5 – 3.9
The report/research lacks depth and is missing critical information, and therefore, does not educate the reader. There appears to be a lack of understanding and insight into topic. The report/research does not address all key tasks of the assignment (characteristics, history, region, culture, terroir, climate, use).
3.0 – 3.4
The report/research is missing depth and significant critical information and does not educate the reader. Clear lack of understanding and insight into topic. Most / many of the key tasks of the assignment not addressed (characteristics, history, region, culture, terroir, climate, use).
0 – 2.9
/5 X 5
= / 25
Accuracy of Evidence (25%)
Provides compelling and accurate evidence that supports the key tasks of the report (characteristics, history, region, culture, terroir, climate, use). The relevance of all pieces of evidence is clearly stated. All information is accurate and up to date.
4 – 5
Provides necessary evidence to support the key tasks of the report but not all. The accuracy and/or the relevance of some evidence and information presented may not be totally clear. With a few minor exceptions, information is accurate.
3.5 – 3.9
Not enough evidence is provided to support the key tasks, or evidence is incomplete, incorrect, or oversimplified. Not all information is accurate and up to date.
3.0 – 3.4
Either no evidence is provided, or there are numerous factual mistakes, omissions or oversimplifications. Most of the evidence provided in inaccurate.
0 – 2.9
/5 X 5
= / 25
Style & Clarity of Writing (15%)
All sentences are grammatically correct and clearly written. Sentences are well structured within well-structured paragraphs. No words are misused. Technical terms and words from other languages are always explained. Paper has been spell-checked AND proofread and contains no errors.
4 – 5
All sentences are grammatically correct and clearly written. Paragraphs well-structured overall. An occasional word is misused. Technical terms and words from other languages are usually, but not always, explained. Paper has been spell-checked AND proofread, and contains no more than a few minor errors, which do not adversely affect the reader’s ability to understand the report.
3.5 – 3.9
A few sentences are grammatically incorrect or not clearly written. Several words are misused. Technical terms and words from other languages are rarely explained. Paper has been spell-checked AND proofread, but still contains several errors. Reader’s ability to understand the report may be compromised by these errors.
3.0 – 3.4
Paper is full of grammatical errors and poor writing. Several words are misused. Technical terms and words from other languages are rarely explained. Paper has not been spell-checked or proofread and contains numerous errors. Reader has a difficult time understanding the report because of errors.
0 – 2.9
/5 x 3
= /15 Report Essay contains an intro, main Essay contains an intro, main Essay contains an intro, main Essay has no clear organizational
Structure & Format (15%) body, and conclusion. Introduction lays out the main topic and gives an outline of what the reader can expect in the essay. The conclusion brings everything together, acknowledges potential shortcomings of the paper. Main body contains properly labeled section headings and the structure/flow of the report is well organized. 4 – 5 body, and conclusion. The introduction lays out the main topic but gives the reader little idea of what to expect in the report. The conclusion nicely summarizes the main findings and evidence but does not move beyond what has already been presented in the paper. Report is for the most part well organized with section headings. 3.5 – 3.9 body, and conclusion. The introduction gives the reader an idea of what to expect in the paper but does not effectively lay out the main topic. The conclusion does little more than restate the problematic introduction. Intro and/or conclusion may be too wordy or short. Report could be better organized and/or section headings are missing. 3.0 – 3.4 pattern. Section headings are missing. Introduction is missing and/or does not identify the topic or what the reader can expect. Conclusion is missing and/or does not summarize key findings. 0 – 2.9
/ 5 X 3
= /15 Referencing and Quality of References (10%). Evidence is used from a wide range of sources including scholarly books, websites, journal articles, etc. References are relatively current within the last 5 years. A minimum of 8 references are used with at least 50% wine industry publications and peer reviewed journals. References properly cited in text and reference list constructed properly using APA format 4 – 5 Evidence is used from many sources, but author relies heavily on a more limited set of sources. Most references relatively current within 5 years. The minimum number of references are used, but are primarily non-scholarly (i.e., intended for a general audience) and/or web based. References properly cited in text and reference list constructed properly using APA format with just a few referencing errors. 3.5 – 3.9 Uses only a few of the sources, does not use the minimum number of sources, and/or sources are not current. Heavy dependence on website sources. Errors in citation of references and/or not in APA format 3.0 – 3.4 Does not use sources, only minimally uses sources or relies exclusively on non-scholarly outside sources. Numerous errors in referencing and/or not in APA referencing. 0 – 2.9
/ 5 X 2
= /10 Overall Enthusiasm and Impression (10%) Author directly addresses main topic with a high level of insight and awareness of the subject. Author able to synthesize their research and convey their knowledge in an enthusiastic way. Overall impression “you make me want a bottle”. 4 – 5 Author competently addresses main topic, but with less awareness and/or insight of the topic. That said, the author has learned a great deal in this exercise and is able to communicate this knowledge to others with some enthusiasm. Overall impression “it could make me want a bottle” 3 – 5 – 3.9 Author attempts to address main topic with insight and awareness but fails to do so with enthusiasm or interest. The author has communicated the research but does not fully understand its meaning or context and cannot clearly convey it to others. Overall impression “you make want a bottle, but not your wine” 3.0 – 3.4 Author does not address main topic and is not communicated with insight and awareness. Report lacks any enthusiasm and/or interest in the subject. Overall impression Overall impression “you make want a bottle, but not your wine” 0 – 2.9
/ 5 x 2
= /10