Flashcards in USA Deck (200)
Most southerly AVA of California close to the Mexican border.
San Pasqual Valley
In which AVA is the Château Montelena located?
What winery of the USA is famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon besting the greatest wines of Bordeaux in the Judgement of Paris tasting in 1976? What was the vintage?
Name the two warmest AVAs of Sonoma County.
Alexander Valley AVA
Knights Valley AVA
Who makes Les Pavots and where is he located?
Knights Valley AVA
Where is Tablas Creek Winery and who owns it?
Paso Robles AVA
Perrin Family of Chateau de Beaucastel
Arroyo Seco AVA is known for wines from what grapes?
What type of soil do we find in Knights Valley AVA?
Who is Charles Valentine Riley and what major contribution did he provide for not only the California wine world, but for the rest of the world?
Missouri enologist that is credited as the first to understand the innate resistance of American grape species/rootstocks to phylloxera
Where are the majority of Napa Valley's Pinot Noir vineyards located?
Smallest AVA of the USA.
Cole Ranch AVA
Name of the "rhone ranger" whose original estate in Santa Cruz was overtaken by Pierce's Disease and what is the name of his winery.
First AVA of Oregon.
Willamette Valley (1983)
Most widely planted foxy grape variety grown in the eastern United States.
When was Domaine Drouhin Oregon established?
Where is Domaine de la Côte?
Lompoc, California (Santa Rita Hills)
Which Central Valley AVA is known for its particularly good, honeyed Chenin Blanc?
What is the name of the warmest and driest AVA west of the Cascades in Oregon?
Name the oldest winery in the Napa Valley.
Charles Krug (est. 1861)
What is the oldest continuously operating winery in Napa?
Beringer (est. 1876)
When was the Judgement Of Paris and who organised it?
What two Napa Valley wines placed first against their French counterparts in the Judgement Of Paris?
Stag's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon
Château Montelena Chardonnay
When did the cult wineries of Screaming Eagle, Colgin and Harlan Estate emerged in California?
What are the four large AVA's of California?
When did Napa Valley gain AVA status?
Who trademarked the term "Meritage"?
The Meritage Alliance (est. 1988)
Name the southernmost AVA of Napa Valley.
Name the northernmost AVA of Napa Valley.
What is the climate of Carneros AVA most suited to?
The production of sparkling wines