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18 Cards in this Set

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What does AVA stand for?
American Viticultural Area (established 1976)
What was the "Judgment of Paris"?
A 1976 competition in which California Cab Sauvignon and Chardonnay placed favourably against their French counterparts.
What are the primary American wine states?
California, Washington, Oregon, NY
What are some important California North Coast winemaking counties?
Napa County, Sonoma County, Mendocino County
What are some important California winemaking AVAs?
Napa Valley, Paso Robles, Edna Valley, Russian River Valley
What are the signature grapes of California?
Zinfandel, Cab Sauv, Chardonnay
What are some important California Central Coast winemaking counties?
Monterrey, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo
What are some important California Sierra Nevada Mountains winemaking counties?
Amador, California-Shenendoah, Eldorado
What is the signature grape of Oregon?
Pinot Noir
What types of wine is Washington State known for?
Bordeaux-style blends
In British Columbia, what is a DVA?
Designated Viticultural Area
What are B.C.'s key DVAs?
Okanagan Valley
Similkameen Valley
Fraser Valley
Gulf Islands
Vancouver Island/Cowichan Valley
What types of wines is B.C. known for primarily?
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
What types of wines is Ontario earning a reputation for?
Bordeaux blends, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling
List 4 key Ontario DVAs.
Pelee Island
Lake Erie North Shore
Niagara Peninsula
Prince Edward County
List four DVAs from the Niagara-on-the-Lake subregion
St. David's Bench
Niagara River
Niagara Lakeshore
Four Mile Creek
List four DVAs from the Niagara Escarpment subregion
Creek Shores
Lincoln Lakeshore
Short Hills
Beamsville Bench
Twenty Mile Bench
Vinemount Ridge
What wines is Prince Edward County known for?
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay