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278.8 sec. 001 - Wine Law (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Tracy Genesen  
Instructor: John Trinidad  
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Units: 2


    Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: Law 170
    From August 22, 2019
    To November 22, 2019

Course Start: August 22, 2019
Course End: November 22, 2019
Class Number: 32327

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 16
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 04/07 11:14 PM

California accounts for 90 percent of all wines produced in the United States and is the fourth largest wine producer in the world behind France, Italy and Spain. The California wine industry has an annual impact of $51.8 billion on the state’s economy and $125.3 billion on the national economy. Wine is the number one finished agricultural product in the state. This course examines the major legal issues facing the wine industry in the areas of constitutional law, administrative law, intellectual property, land use and contractual relationships. Specific topics include Prohibition and Twenty-first Amendment jurisprudence, federal and state alcohol beverage regulatory systems (market structure, licensing, product standards, trade practices), wine labeling, appellations of origin, wine and health, land use planning,and resource conservation issues for vineyards and wineries and contractual relationships between members of the wine industry. There are no prerequisites.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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Required Books are in blue

  • From Demon to Darling
    Edition: 2010
    ISBN: 9780520268005
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $30.50
    Price Source: user provided
  • Wine Law:Law & Policy
    Edition: 2011
    ISBN: 9780735599741
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 111.25
    Price Source: user provided

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