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1

Which AVA's fall within Willamette Valley AVA

Dundee Hills, Eola Amity Hills, McMinnville, Ribbon Ridge, Chehalem Mt, Yamhill Carlton District

2

Who is the largest producer of wine in OR

King Estates

3

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

4

What are two types of Vitis Labrusca Grapes that are commonly seen in OR

Concord and Catawba

5

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

6

When was the original Eyrie Vineyard planted?

1966

7

What year did the Eyrie Vineyard South Block place 2nd and 3rd in Burgundy Wine Competitions?

1975

8

The 2 Original Dicks and 2 Original Davids of Willamette?

Dick Erath - Dick Ponzi
David Lett - David Adelshiem

9

When did Dick Erath plant his first vineyards?

1969

10

When did Dick Ponzi plant his first vineyards?

1970

11

When and where were the first vineyards of David Adelsheim?

1972 - Chehalem Mountain

12

Who planted the first vineyards in Eola Amity Hills and when?

Myron Redford - 1974

13

When were Elk Cove Vineyards Planyed?

1974

14

What was the first vintage of Sokol Blosser

1977

15

When did Domaine Drouhin come OR?

1987

16

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

17

HOw much of OR's Vineyards are sustainably farmed?

50%

18

What are the main viticultural hazards in OR

Birds, rodents, late striking pylloxera - 1990

19

How were the original AVA's of Willamette laid out?

To match the flood paths of the Missoula Floods

20

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

21

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

22

What is the state soil of OR?

Jory

23

What is the Nekia Soil series?

A more mixed volcanic soil series less notable then Jory

24

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

25

Is Chapitalization legal in OR

Yes

26

What is the primary soil type of the Dundee Hills AVA

Jory

27

Which modern day AVA is the original Eyrie Vineyard located within?

Dundee Hills AVA

28

Name 3 famous producers/wineries of Dundee Hills AVA

Sokol Blosser
Domaine Drouhin
Archery Summit
Domaine Sereine

29

What is the main soil type of the Yamhill Carlton District AVA?

Marine Sediments

30

What is the main soil of the Chehalem Mt. AVA

Laurelwood

31

What is the coolest AVA of OR

Chehalem Mt AVA

32

Name 2 important producers from Chehalem MT AVA

Erath, Ponzi &Adelsheim

33

What AVA is within Chehalem Mt AVA

Ribbon Ridge

34

What is OR's smallest AVA

Ribbon Ridge

35

What is the most prominent soil type of Ribbon Ridge?

Wilakenzie

36

What Two AVA's are most affected by the Vanduzer Gap?

McMinnville & Eola Amity Hills

37

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

38

Where does the Eola Amity Hills and Eolian Soil Series derive their names?

Aeolus - the god of wind
Wind blown soil and vineyards

39

What is the main soil type of Eola Amity Hills AVA

Eolian - windblown

40

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

41

Where and when was the first Pinot Gris Planted in OR? By whom?

David Lett - Eola Amity Hills 1966

42

When, where and by whom was the first OR riesling planted?

Richard Summer - Umpqua Valley - 1961

43

Who planted the first Pinot Blanc in OR and when

Cameron Winery 1988

44

What are the AVA's contained within Southern Oregon AVA

Rogue Valley, Umpqua Valley, Red Hills of Douglas County, Oregon, Elkton Oregon, Applegate Valley

45

What three geographic features are the most influential on Southern OR AVA and its sub regions?

The Coast, the Cascades, The Klamath Mts

46

What AVAS are contained within the.Umpqua Valley AVA?

Elkton Oregon
Red Hills of Douglas County, Oregon

47

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

48

Who planted the first vineyards in Southern OR AVA and when

Jesse Applegate - 1876

49

Who, When, Where was the first cab planted?

Richard Summer - 1961 - Umpqua Hillcrest Vineyards

50

What type f classic OR vine training system did Henry Scott create?

Double Curtain Trelising

51

What is the southern most AVA of OR

Rogue Valley

52

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)

53

What AVA contains the highest planted vineyards?

Applegate Valley AVA 2000ft max elevation

54

What AVA is within the Rogue Valley

Applegate Valley

55

Where were the first grapes grown in Idaho and when?

1872- Lewiston

56

Where does the name Lewis & Clark AVA come from?

From Lewiston where the first grapes were planted in Idaho

57

When were the first post prohibition vine planted in Idaho and where?

Sanke River Valley AVA - 1970

58

What is the first Idaho AVA to be completely within Idaho what grapes does it specialize in?

Eagle Foothills AVA - Alsatian Varietals