Flashcards in OR & Idaho Deck (58):
Which AVA's fall within Willamette Valley AVA
Dundee Hills, Eola Amity Hills, McMinnville, Ribbon Ridge, Chehalem Mt, Yamhill Carlton District
Who is the largest producer of wine in OR
Who were the two original people who brought viticulture to the Willamette Valley
Henderson Luellen - 1847 Brought select vinifera vines
AR Shipley - 1860's - Brought both Vinifera and Vitis Labrusca Concord & Catawba
What are two types of Vitis Labrusca Grapes that are commonly seen in OR
Concord and Catawba
Who originally brought PN to OR and when?
David Lett 1965
Planted the original Eyrie Vineyard in 1966
Chares Coury - 1965
Planted the Northern most vineyards in the Willamette Valley - often historically overlooked
When was the original Eyrie Vineyard planted?
What year did the Eyrie Vineyard South Block place 2nd and 3rd in Burgundy Wine Competitions?
The 2 Original Dicks and 2 Original Davids of Willamette?
Dick Erath - Dick Ponzi
David Lett - David Adelshiem
When did Dick Erath plant his first vineyards?
When did Dick Ponzi plant his first vineyards?
When and where were the first vineyards of David Adelsheim?
1972 - Chehalem Mountain
Who planted the first vineyards in Eola Amity Hills and when?
Myron Redford - 1974
When were Elk Cove Vineyards Planyed?
What was the first vintage of Sokol Blosser
When did Domaine Drouhin come OR?
What is LIVE? Who founded it and when?
Low Input Viticulture Enology Program
-Non- Profit that helps vineyards and wineries get certified by third parties as sustainable or organic or biodynamic
HOw much of OR's Vineyards are sustainably farmed?
What are the main viticultural hazards in OR
Birds, rodents, late striking pylloxera - 1990
How were the original AVA's of Willamette laid out?
To match the flood paths of the Missoula Floods
What is the general elevation of Willamette Valley Vineyards and why?
275-900ft because the soils at lower elevations are nutrient rich moisture retaining soils, and the slopes of the higher elevation vineyards have too high of a diurnal shift after 900ft
What are the 4 important and soil series in Willamette Valley?
Uplifted Marine Sediments - Willakenzie - Bellpine Series
Nutrient poor sanstone and slate/shale
Volcanic- Jory -Red volcanic dust over Basalt bedrock
Loess - Laurelwood
Missoula Flood Soils - Woodburn Series
What is the state soil of OR?
What is the Nekia Soil series?
A more mixed volcanic soil series less notable then Jory
What are the names of the three main PN Clones and who introduced them?
Pommard & Wadenswil - David Lett
Dijon - Adelsheim smuggled these in a box from Dijon - hence their name
Is Chapitalization legal in OR
What is the primary soil type of the Dundee Hills AVA
Which modern day AVA is the original Eyrie Vineyard located within?
Dundee Hills AVA
Name 3 famous producers/wineries of Dundee Hills AVA
What is the main soil type of the Yamhill Carlton District AVA?
What is the main soil of the Chehalem Mt. AVA
What is the coolest AVA of OR
Chehalem Mt AVA
Name 2 important producers from Chehalem MT AVA
Erath, Ponzi &Adelsheim
What AVA is within Chehalem Mt AVA
What is OR's smallest AVA
What is the most prominent soil type of Ribbon Ridge?
What Two AVA's are most affected by the Vanduzer Gap?
McMinnville & Eola Amity Hills
Pros and cons of the Vanduzer winds?
Denudes vines can cause lack of ripeness, small tight berry clusters, and bigger undesirable phenolic structure.
Can allow for greater diurnal shift and relieves frost and rot/mold pressure
Where does the Eola Amity Hills and Eolian Soil Series derive their names?
Aeolus - the god of wind
Wind blown soil and vineyards
What is the main soil type of Eola Amity Hills AVA
Eolian - windblown
What are the most famous producers/vineyards of Eola Amity Hills?
Eveningland - Seven Springs
Domaine Sereine - Jerusalem Hill
Bethel Heights - Justice Vineyard
Argyle - Spirit Hill
Where and when was the first Pinot Gris Planted in OR? By whom?
David Lett - Eola Amity Hills 1966
When, where and by whom was the first OR riesling planted?
Richard Summer - Umpqua Valley - 1961
Who planted the first Pinot Blanc in OR and when
Cameron Winery 1988
What are the AVA's contained within Southern Oregon AVA
Rogue Valley, Umpqua Valley, Red Hills of Douglas County, Oregon, Elkton Oregon, Applegate Valley
What three geographic features are the most influential on Southern OR AVA and its sub regions?
The Coast, the Cascades, The Klamath Mts
What AVAS are contained within the.Umpqua Valley AVA?
Red Hills of Douglas County, Oregon
What are the climactic differnces between Elkton Oregon and Red Hills of Douglas County Oregon
Elkton - Cool & Wet
Red Hills of Douglas County Oregon - warmer temps and Jory soil
Who planted the first vineyards in Southern OR AVA and when
Jesse Applegate - 1876
Who, When, Where was the first cab planted?
Richard Summer - 1961 - Umpqua Hillcrest Vineyards
What type f classic OR vine training system did Henry Scott create?
Double Curtain Trelising
What is the southern most AVA of OR
What are the three tributaries of the Rogue River that are also unnofficial sub-AVA's? Which is the warmest
Illinois, Applegate(official), Bear Creek(warmest)
What AVA contains the highest planted vineyards?
Applegate Valley AVA 2000ft max elevation
What AVA is within the Rogue Valley
Where were the first grapes grown in Idaho and when?
Where does the name Lewis & Clark AVA come from?
From Lewiston where the first grapes were planted in Idaho
When were the first post prohibition vine planted in Idaho and where?
Sanke River Valley AVA - 1970