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1

Sonoma is where fine wine started?

T/F

True

2

In CA, when compared to a young Cabernet wine, a young Merlot wine would usually be..

1. Harsher
2. More Tannic
3. Softer and fruitier
4. Sparkling

Softer and Fruitier

3

Fume Blanc is produced from...

1. Chenin Blanc
2. Sauvignon Blanc
3. Seyval Blanc
4. Pinot Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

4

Mendocino, Sonoma, Lake and Napa counties make up a larger AVA called...

1. North Coast
2. South Central Coast
3. North central coast
4,. Central Coast

North Coast

5

The greatest concentration of famous wineries in Napa Valley are where?

1. Calistoga
2. St. Helena

St. Helena

6

Which varietal will not normally be in a CA "Meritage" wine?

1. Merlot
2. Zinfandel
3. Cabernet
4. They all will be

Zinfandel

7

The AVA's Russian River, Dry Creek, Alexander Valley Knight's Valley are located in...

1. Sonoma Valley
2. Napa Valley
3. San Joaguin
4. Central Coast

Sonoma Valley

8

The reason why there is so much Cabernet in Napa is...

It is easy to grow

9

White Zinfandel was a happy accident because...

1. CA was in the spotlight
2. it was a popular wine
3. it was fresh and fruity
4. all of the above

All of the above

10

Of the following CA AVA's, which is located in the "South Central" Coast?

1. San Luis Obispo
2. Santa Cruz
3. Sonoma
4. San Benito

San Luis Obispo

11

Napa Valley is coolest in it's southern most regions because...

1. The cool air drifts down the valley
2. The shade cast by the mountains
3. It's higher altitude
4. The cool breezes and fog of San Fran Bay and Pacific

The cool breezes and fog of San Fran Bay and Pacific

12

Which variety will not normally be found in a CA red wine?

1. Merlot
2. Zin
3. Nebbiolo
4. Cabernet Suavignon

Nebbiolo

13

Regions 1a-V (1-4) have been defined by UC Davis to indicate what measure:

1. Sugar levels in the grapes
2. Yeast concentration
3 . Heat summation
4. Carbon Dioxide levels

Heat summation

14

The AVA's Stags Leap, Howell Mountain and Rutherford are located in....

1. Sonoma Valley
2. Napa Valley
3. San Joaquin Valley
4. South Central Coast

Sonoma Valley

15

A wine which is a blend of 75% Cabernet from Central Valley, 20% Cabernet from Sonoma, 5% Merlot from Napa could be labled...

1. Cabernet, Napa Valley
2. Cabernet, Central Valley
3. Cabernet, CA
4. Cabernet, North Coast

Cabernet, CA

75% state or county
85% appellation
95% vineyard

16

Cal-Ital refers to what?

1. Proprietary labeling
2. Tuscan wine
3. Italian wine imports
4. Wineries with strong Italian heritage making Italian style wine

Wineries with strong Italian heritage making Italian style wine

17

Of the following CA AVA's, which is located in the North Coast?

1. San Benito
2. San Luis Obispo
3. Santa Cruz
4. Sonoma County

Sonoma County

18

What is Mendocino County's most distinctive wine region?

1. Anderson Valley
2. Porter Valley
3. Yorkville
4. Sonoma Valley

Anderson Valley

19

Which AVA is not part of the North Coast Appellation?

1, Monterey
2. Mendocino

Monterey

20

If a CA Pinot Noir contains 52% Santa Barbara grapes, 13% Carneros, 35% San Luis Obispo, what is the AVA for that wine?

1. CA
2. Central Coast
3. Santa Barbara
4. North Coast

Central Coast

75% state or county
85% appellation
95% vineyard