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1

What is Meritage?

Premium blend, where no grape accounts for more than 90%. Bordeaux varieties, white & red

2

Name the major 6 AVAs of the North Coast

Napa
Sonoma
Mendocino
Lake
Solano
Marin

3

16 AVAs of Napa Valley

Calistoga
Diamond Mountain District
Chiles Valley District
Spring Mountain District
Howell Mountain
St. Helena
Rutherford
Oakvukke
Yountville
Mount Veeder
Stags Leap District
Atlas Peak
Oak Knoll District
Los Carneros
Coombsville
Wild Horse Valley

4

17 AVAs of Sonoma County

Alexandre Valley
Dry Creek Valley
Rockpile
Bennett Valley
Knights Valley
Chalk Hill
Russian River Valley
Sonoma Valley
Moon Mountain District
Green Valley
Sonoma Mountain
Sonoma Coast
Northern Sonoma
Pine Mountain - Cloverdale Peak
Fort Ross - Seaview
Fountain Grove District
Carneros

5

In which 2 AVAs is Carneros?

Napa Valley
Sonoma County

6

Name the 9 AVAs of Mendocino

Anderson Valley
Potter Valley
Redwood Valley
McDowell Valley
Yorkville Highlands
Mendocino Ridge
Pine Mountain - Cloverdale Peak
Dos Rios
Cole Ranch

7

Which AVA is in both Sonoma County & Mendocino?

Pine Mountain - Cloverdale Peak

8

What is the smallest AVA in the USA?

Cole Ranch

9

Main winery of Cole Ranch?

Esterlina

10

Main winery of McDowell Valley?

McDowell Valley

11

Name the prominent AVA of Lake County

Clear Lake

12

In what AVA is the original Bonny Doon Estate vineyard?

Santa Cruz Mountains

13

Name the 6 AVAs directly south of San Francisco

Livermore Valley
Santa Cruz Mountain
Ben Lomond Mountain
Santa Clare Valley
San Ysidro District
San Francisco Bay

14

What is the dominate grape in Monterey County?

Chardonnay

15

Name the 4 AVAs of Monterey County

Monterey
Santa Lucia Highlands
Mount Harlan
Chalone

16

Name 4 AVAs within San Luis Obispo County

Paso Robles
York Mountain
Arroyo Grande
Edna Valley

17

Name the 5 AVAs of Santa Barbara County

Santa Maria Valley
Santa Ynez Valley
Sta. Rita Hills
Happy Canyon
Ballard Canyon

18

Name the largest and most important Central Valley AVA

Lodi

19

Name the 7 sub-appellations of Lodi

Alta Mesa
Borden Ranch
Mokelumne River
Consumnes River
Jahant
Sloughhouse
Clements Hills

20

What 4 notable Central Valley AVAs are not located in Lodi?

Dunniga Hills
Clarksburg
Capay Valley
Merritt Island

21

Name the 5 sub AVAs of Sierra Foothills AVA

Fair Play
El Dorado
Fiddletown
North Yuba
California Shenandoah Valley

22

4 large AVAs of California

North Coast
Central Coast
South Coast
The Sierra Foothills

23

Name the 13 AVAs of Washington

Columbia Valley
Columbia Gorge
Walla Walla Valley
Lake Chelan
Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley
Wahluke Slope
Yakima Valley
Naches Heights
Red Mountain
Snipes Mountain
Rattlesnake Hills
Horse Heaven hills
Puget Sound

24

Name the 18 AVAs of Oregon

Willamette Valley
Umpqua Valley
Rogue Valley
Applegate Valley
Red Hill Douglas County
Elkton Oregon
Southern Oregon
Dundee Hills
McMinnville
Eola-Amity Hills
Ribbon Ridge
Chehalem Mountains
Yamhill0Carlton Districy
Walla Walla Valley
The Rocks of Milton-Freewater
Columbia Valley
Columbia Gorge
Snake River Valley

25

Which AVA crosses Oregon and Idaho?

Snake River Valley

26

Name the 9 AVAs of New York

Cayuga Lake
Finger Lakes
Hudson River Region
Lake Erie
Long Island
Niagara Escarpment
North Fork of Long Island
Seneca Lake
The Hamptons, Long Island

27

Only french hybrid allowed from VQA Icewine

Vidal

28

2 Canadian areas with VQA status

Ontario
British Columbia

29

Name the 3 main appellations of Ontario

Niagara Peninsula
Lake Erie North Shore
Prince Edward County

30

Name the 4 DVAs of British Columbia

Vancouver Island
Fraser Valley
Similkameen Valley
Gulf Island
Okanagan Valley

31

What sub AVA within Napa Valley has the coolest climate?

Carneros

32

Where is Anderson Valley AVA?

Mendocino County

33

What mountain range separates Napa Valley & Sonoma County?

Mayacamas Mountains

34

The majority of Snake River Valley is located in which State?

Idaho

35

What is the largest AVA in the USA?

Upper Mississippi River Valley

36

Where is the Monte Bello vineyard?

Santa Cruz Mountains

37

Where is Gary's Vineyard?

Santa Lucia Highlands

38

Where is the Bien Nacido vineyards?

Santa Maria Valley

39

Where is the Sanford & Benedict vineyard?

Sta. Rita Hills

40

What is the warmest AVA in Sonoma County

Knights Valley

41

Who founded the Buena Vista winery?

Agoston Haraszthy

42

First bonded winery in USA

Pleasant Valley Wine Company

43

Washington lies in the rain shadow of which mountains?

Cascade Mountains

44

Which 3 AVAs lie within the Yakima Valley?

Sinpes Mountain
Rattlesnake Hills
Red Mountain

45

What is Washington's warmest growing region?

Red Mountain
*Also the smallest and most densely planted

46

Name the 6 AVAs with the Willamette Valley

Dundee Hills
Eola-Amity HIlls
Ribbon Ridge
McMinnville
Yamhill-Carlton District
Chehalem Mountains

47

5 Oregon AVAs south of Eugene

Umpaqua Valley
Elkton Oregon
Rogue Valley
Applegate Valley
Red Hill Douglas County

48

What is the warmest Oregon AVA west of the Cascades?

Applegate Valley

49

What 3 AVAs cross the Oregon/Washington border?

Columbia Gorge
Columbia Valley
Walla Walla Valley