Flashcards in Washington Deck (32):
What country is the worlds largest producer of Riesling?
What is the newest AVA of Washington?
(shared with Idaho)
What area the vineyards of lewis-Clark Valley AVA?
2 Bad Labs Vineyard
Colter’s Creek Vineyard
Lindsay Creek Vineyards
Rivaura Estate Vineyards and Winery
Rock ‘n’ J Vineyard
Spiral Rock Vineyard
Wasem Estate Vineyard
What AVA lies on the Snake River and Clearwater River?
Lewis-Clark Valley AVA
Can you name a few viticultural techniques that help vines survive sever colds through the winter?
-Dual-Trunk training systems
- buried canes
What disease is a vine susceptible to after a deep freeze?
(bacterial disease - stocks form growths (galls) and choke the vine)
What geological era had an effect of the soils of Wasgington State?
What geological formations played a roll in the Masoula Floods?
Ice dam in Montana (lake Massoula) burst.
-floods toward western shores.
-bottlenecks at Wallula Gap and drains through it and the Columbia Gorge.
-deposits settle in the Pasco Basin forming Touchet Beds
What area Touchet Beds?
deposits rich in marine and sedimentary, fossils deposited by the Masooula Floods in the masco Basin of Washington.
What soil would you find in the Columbia Basin?
"Eolian" - shaped by winds. Comprised of loess-derived silt loams over Missoula Flood sedimentary deposits.
When was the Steele Act established and what was formed as a result?
1934 (after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933)
Washington State Liquor Control Board
Who was Dr Walter Clore?
the 'father' of Washington wine.
What was the original name for Columbia Winery and Chateau Ste. Michelle
Associated Vintners - (Columbia Winery)
American Wine Growers - (Chateau Ste. Michelle)
What AVA's of Washington are not located in the Columbia Valley AVA>?
Where are the Sagemoor Vineyards?
Washington State. North of the Tri-Cities.
(Trip Cities - Richland / Kennewick / Pasco)
What are the sites of the Sagemoor Vineyards?
Sagemoor / Dionysus
Bacchus / Weinbau - actually in Wahluke Slope
Where are the Frenchmen Hills?
In the Stillwater Creek Vineyard of Washington. (north of Wahluke Slope)
Where can you find the Union Gap?
Yakima Valley AVA
List the AVA located within the Yakima Valley from N-S
Where, and when where the first Syrah vines planted in Washington State?
Red Willow Vineyard of Yakima Valley
Where was the first Cabernet Sauvignon planted in Washington?
Otis Vineyard of Yakima Valley (1957)
What elevation are the majority of vines planted in Washington and why?
higher = slightly warmer - avoid the cold and frost.
What AVA of Washington is defined by elevation?
Snipes Mountain (within Yakima Valley)
- 750ft south slope
- 820ft north slope
What AVA sits within the Walla Walla AVA
The Rocks of Milton Freewater
What are 2 sub regions of Walla Walla?
(by the Blue Mountains)
What is considered the best vineyard of the Horse Heaven Hills AVA?
What geographical features border Wahluke Slope AVA?
Saddle Mountains (north)
Hanford Ranch National Monument
What is the driest AVA of Washington?
Whereis the Celilo Vineyard?
Columbia Gorge AVA.
- supplies Woodward Canyon (WA) and ken Wright (OR)
-planted in 1972 on Underwood Mountain.
What is the current name of the former American Wine Growers winery?
Chateau Ste Michelle
What is the current name of the former Associated Vintners winery?