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1

what are the dominant geographical features that affect winemaking in the pacific northwest

coast
cascasde mountains
columbia river

2

how do the cascade mountains affect the climatic zone of oregon and washington

climate is damp and maritime in nature.
east of mountains dry and continental in nature

3

into what calley of idaho did two french and one german immigrant first introduce grapes in the 19th century

1872 by
Louis desol
Robert schleicher
jacob schaefer

4

today in what valley and region of idaho are the majority of vineyards planted

skanke river in souther part

5

as of 2006 approximately how many acres are planted to vines in idaho

2000 acres

6

t or f
when oregon viticultural history first began in the late 19th century the vines that european settlers brought with them were mostly vitis vinifera vines

f european settlers brought mostly bative american varieties like isabella delaware and concord

7

when did the modern era of oregon wine started to evolve

1960s

8

for a varietally labeled wine form oregon what percentage of the grapes must be from the stated variety

90% of stated variety
cab must contain a min of 75%

9

in what valley are the majority of oregons vineyards planted

Willamette vallley

10

what are the first and second most widely planted grape varieties in oregon

PN
PG

11

which oregon valley ava is located closet to oregon

Rouge valley

12

how would you describe the climate of the umpqua calley compared to the willamette valley to the north and to the rougue valley south

Umpqua is drier and warmer and cooler than Rougue

13

which of the avas of the willamette valley is considered to be the heart and soul of oregon wines

Dundee hills

14

describe the jory soil type found in the dundee hills ava

reddish silt clay and loam soils and rich in oxidized iron, well drained and only moderately fertile

15

compared to other avas in the willamette valley do the dundee hills receive more or less rain

less rainfall

16

what is the van duzer gap

is a notch in the coast range that allows cool pacific breezes to blow into the valley

17

in relation to portland oregon where is the columbia valley ava

45 miles due east of portland

18

what is the largest grape growing area of washington state

columbia valley

19

what other ava are wholly located within the columbia valley ava

Yakima
red mountain
walla walla
horse heaven
rattlesnake
wahluke slope

20

in wallla walla on which side of the columbia river are the majority of vines planted

washington state side

21

what are the two sub avas of the yakima valley

rattlesnake hills
red mountains