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1

What AVA sits between Chehalem Mountains and Dundee Hills?

Ribbon Ridge AVA

2

Name the AVA's that lie within Willamette Valley AVA from N to S

Chehalem Mountain
Yamhill-Calton
Ribbon Ridge
Dundee Hills
McMinville
Eola-Amity Hills

3

Why was the Willamette Valley AVA expanded in 2016?

To include King Estate Winery.

4

What is LIVE?

1997 (Ted Casteel of Bethel Heights)
Low Input Viticulture and Enology (LIVE) Program
- committed to sustainability / reduce raw materials
(water / chemical / fertilizers / pesticides)
(since 1999) and Washington (since 2006)
May use logo on labels IF:
-Winery is LIVE-certified
- min 97% of the grapes are from a LIVE-certified vineyard.

5

The majority of quality vines in the Willamette Valley are planted at what elevation?

800-900f
(240-270M)

6

Name two types of Uplifted Marine Sediments soils?

Willakenzie (northern Willamette)
Bellpine (souththern Willamette)
(Darker color and fruit profile)

7

Name two types of Volcanic Soils.

Jory (official soil of OR)
Nekia series

8

Name 3 types of Loess soils.

Laurelwood
Cornelius
Cascade
(wind blown soils - reddish silt / basalt / marine sed.)

9

What is the primary series of Masoula Flood Deposits?

Woodburn

10

Oregon was first plated with what pinot noir clones?

Wadenswil and Pommard
(UCDavis clones)

11

Name 3 prized vineyards on the Dundee AVA.

Maresh Vineyard
Abbey Ridge
Thomas Vineyard

12

Where is the Shoe Vineyard?

Yamhill-Carlton

13

name a few producers in Yamhill-Carlton AVA

Elk Cove, Ken Wright, and Penner-Ash
(Shea Vineyard)

14

Name some producers of the Dundee Hills AVA

Sokol Blosser, Domaine Drouhin, Archery Summit, and Domaine Serene

15

Where is the Tualatin River?

Chahelem Mountains AVA

16

What is the highest peak in the Willamette Valley AVA?

Bald Peak
(Chahelem Mountains AVA
(1633f - 500m)

17

Where are Ponzi and Adelsheim winery located?

Chahelem Mountains AVA
(also Erath)

18

What AVA does Ribbon Ridge sit within?

Chahelem Mountains AVA

19

What year did the Willamette Valley receive its AVA status?

1983

20

What AVA is most adversely effected by the VanDuzer Corridor winds?

McMinville AVA
(most tannic wines / less fungal disease)

21

What is the majority soils found in Eola-Amity AVA?

"Eolian" wind blown soils.
(Nekia soils in the east) Basalt

22

Where is the Jerusalem Hill vineyard?

Eola-Amity AVA
(Domaine Drouhin)
(eastern side)

23

Who produced the first pinot blanc in Oregon?

Cameron Winery. (1988)

24

What are the geological formations that effect the Southern Oregon AVA's?

Cascade, Coast, and KLAMATH Ranges

25

What AVA lie within the Umpqua Valley AVA?

Elkton Oregon
Red Hill Douglas County

26

What and where is Oregons Oldest winery?

Umpqua Valley - Hillcrest Vineyards (1961)

27

What are the tributaries of the Rogue River?

Illinois Valley
Applegate Valley
Bear Creek Valley

28

Where is the Klamath Range and what region does it most influence?

Rogue valley AVA
limits Illinois Valley area

29

What AVA lies within Idaho entirely?

Eagle Foothills AVA (2015)
(Lewis-Clarke Valley and Snake River valley are shared with Oregon)

30

What river runs through the Chahelem Mountains AVA

Tualatin River

31

Who were the founders of Oregon wine country?

David Coury (Reuters Hill winery / now David HIll Winery)
David Lett (Eyrie Vineyards)

32

What is the difference between Jory and Willakenzie soils?

Jory: Volcanic / organic material (clay/loam)

Willakenzie : Marine sediment (sandy)