Flashcards in America1 Deck (30)
True or False: The US is currently the world's largest consumer of wine?
Name 2 species of vines native to North America?
Vitis Labrusca(Catawaba and Concord), Vitis Rotundifolia(Scuppernog), Vitis Aestivalis(Norton)
Who was known as the "Father of California Wine"?
Agoston Haraszthy (Founded Buena Vista Winery)
What is the oldest winery in Napa?
Charles Krug, Beringer is the oldest continually operating winery
Which species of American Rootstalk is most resistant to Phylloxera?
Which native american grape is prize in Missouri and has its own Riedel glass?
Norton (Vitis Aestivalis)
Who is Charles Riley?
Missouri Entimoligist who figured out that american rootstalk was phylloxera resistent
Who planted the 1st grape vines in the Willamette Valley?
David Lett of the Eyrie Vineyard in 1966
If a wine is simply labelled as CA, OR or WA, what % of grapes must be from that respective state?
CA and OR are 100% WA is 95%
Can wines simply labelled by country carry a vintage in the US?
What grapes are an exception to the min 75% for varietally labelled wines rule?
Vitis Labrusca (Concord and Catawaba) at 51%
Name the four major appellations of Ontario?
Prince Edward county, Niagrara Peninsula, Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island
Name the 2 VQAs of Canada?
Ontario and British Columbia
Where would I find Vinemount Ridge and Beamsville Bench?
Niagara Peninsula in the Ontario VQA
What are the subzones of the Okanagan Valley
Golden Mile, Black Sage (Osoyoos), Kelowna, Naramata, Okanagan Falls
Which county is the Carmel Valley AVA in?
Name the AVA's of Napa from South to North
See a map
What county is just north of Napa?
As of 2011 what 3 terms can chilean producers append to their DO?
Costa, Entre Cordilleras, Andes
Which 2 mountain ranges bookend the Napa Valley?
The Vacas to the east and the Mayacamas to the west
Name the AVA's of Sonoma County
see a map
The Navara River affects which major AVA?
Anderson Valley in Mendocino
Esterlina is the only producer in which AVA
Cole Ranch AVA
Where is the Alta Mesa AVA
It is a subregion of Lodi
What is Oregon's southernmost AVA?
Name the subAVA's of the Willamette Valley
Chehalem mountains, Ribbon Ridge, Yamhill-Carlton, Dundee Hills, Mcminnville, Eola Amity Hills
What is the closest Willamette Sub AVA to Portland?
Name 2 AVA's that are within the Yakima Valley
Rattlesnack Hills, Snipes Mountain, Red Mountain
What is the newest AVA in Washington?