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1

True or False: The US is currently the world's largest consumer of wine?

TRUE

2

Name 2 species of vines native to North America?

Vitis Labrusca(Catawaba and Concord), Vitis Rotundifolia(Scuppernog), Vitis Aestivalis(Norton)

3

Who was known as the "Father of California Wine"?

Agoston Haraszthy (Founded Buena Vista Winery)

4

What is the oldest winery in Napa?

Charles Krug, Beringer is the oldest continually operating winery

5

Which species of American Rootstalk is most resistant to Phylloxera?

Vitis Riparia

6

Which native american grape is prize in Missouri and has its own Riedel glass?

Norton (Vitis Aestivalis)

7

Who is Charles Riley?

Missouri Entimoligist who figured out that american rootstalk was phylloxera resistent

8

Who planted the 1st grape vines in the Willamette Valley?

David Lett of the Eyrie Vineyard in 1966

9

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%

10

Can wines simply labelled by country carry a vintage in the US?

No

11

What grapes are an exception to the min 75% for varietally labelled wines rule?

Vitis Labrusca (Concord and Catawaba) at 51%

12

Name the four major appellations of Ontario?

Prince Edward county, Niagrara Peninsula, Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island

13

Name the 2 VQAs of Canada?

Ontario and British Columbia

14

Where would I find Vinemount Ridge and Beamsville Bench?

Niagara Peninsula in the Ontario VQA

15

What are the subzones of the Okanagan Valley

Golden Mile, Black Sage (Osoyoos), Kelowna, Naramata, Okanagan Falls

16

Which county is the Carmel Valley AVA in?

Monterey County

17

Name the AVA's of Napa from South to North

See a map

18

What county is just north of Napa?

Lake County

19

As of 2011 what 3 terms can chilean producers append to their DO?

Costa, Entre Cordilleras, Andes

20

Which 2 mountain ranges bookend the Napa Valley?

The Vacas to the east and the Mayacamas to the west

21

Name the AVA's of Sonoma County

see a map

22

The Navara River affects which major AVA?

Anderson Valley in Mendocino

23

Esterlina is the only producer in which AVA

Cole Ranch AVA

24

Where is the Alta Mesa AVA

It is a subregion of Lodi

25

What is Oregon's southernmost AVA?

Rogue/Applegate Valley

26

Name the subAVA's of the Willamette Valley

Chehalem mountains, Ribbon Ridge, Yamhill-Carlton, Dundee Hills, Mcminnville, Eola Amity Hills

27

What is the closest Willamette Sub AVA to Portland?

Chehalem Mountains

28

Name 2 AVA's that are within the Yakima Valley

Rattlesnack Hills, Snipes Mountain, Red Mountain

29

What is the newest AVA in Washington?

Naches Heights

30

Where is Cayuga Lake AVA?

Finger Lakes NY