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1 Presentation by: Eddie Valente American Wines

2 Presentation by: Eddie Valente American Wines U.S. Laws: Region of origin mandatory State or County = 75% AVA = 85% Vintage = 95% Grape Variety = 75% (Oregon=90%) Vineyard = 95% Labeling: Predominantly varietal with vineyard designation & proprietary names Estate Bottled Meritage Thomas Jefferson Father Juniper Serra Agoston Harasythy Gustave Niebaum Georges de Latour Phylloxera Prohibition Hanzel Robert Mondavi Boutique Wines French Invasion Cult Wines 18,000 Acres of Grapevines 117 Wineries Napa Valley in what year?

3 Presentation by: Eddie Valente California Whites:ChardonnayRiesling Sauvignon Blanc Gewurztraminer Chenin Blanc White Riesling Sonoma County (35,000 a.) Mendocino County (12,000 a.) Anderson Valley, McDowell Valley, Potter Valley Napa County (30,000 acres) Amador County (2,000) Santa Clara & Santa Cruz County Monterey County (25,000) Chalone, Arroyo Seco, Santa Lucia Highlands, San Lucas San Luis Obispo County (8,000) York Mountain, Edna Valley, Paso Robles, Arroyo Grande Santa Barbara County (9,000) Santa Maria Valley, Santa Ynez Valley San Joaquin Valley (190,000)  #1 In US production;  90% of US production  Grapes are 3 rd in crop size  565,00 a. in crop size  ,364 wineries  ,450   2005 = 440 million ga. of wine  107 AVAs Red: Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Pinot Noir ZinfandelSyrah Alameda County (1,600) Livermore Valley San Benito County (3,500) Mt. Harlan Grape Varieties

4 Presentation by: Eddie Valente California Grapes By Acreage Red Wine Grapes 1. Cabernet Sauvignon - 69, Zinfandel - 50, Merlot - 49, Pinot Noir - 19, Rubired - 14, Barbera - 10, Grenache - 11, Syrah - 12, Ruby Cabernet - 8, Carignane - 7, Petite Sirah - 3, Cabernet Franc - 3, Sangiovese - 3, Alicante Bouschet 1, Nebbiolo White Wine Grapes 1. Chardonnay - 103, French Colombard - 42, Chenin Blanc - 19, Sauvignon Blanc - 13, Muscat of Alexandria - 5, Malvasia Bianca - 2, Burger - 2, White Riesling - 2, Gewurztraminer - 1, Semillon - 1, Viognier - 1, Muscat Blanc - 1, Pinot Gris - 1, Pinot Blanc Roussanne - 194

5 Presentation by: Eddie Valente North Coast

6 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Napa County “plenty” County vs valley 35 miles x 4 miles 45,000 acres Region I-III Heart of California industry 10% land in grapes Best known for its Cabernets & Chardonnays George Yount 1st in 1838 Charles Krug 1st winery 13 Subdistricts: Howell Mountain Carneros Stag’s Leap Mt.Veeder Spring Mtn Atlas Peak Rutherford Oakville Yountville NAPA St. Helena Chiles Valley Wild Horse Valley Calistoga Diamond Mtn Oak Knoll

7 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Sonoma County Agoston Haraszythy 1861 #2 area in state 1861 #2 area in state 1875 #1 then bust 1875 #1 then bust 1873 phylloxera 1873 phylloxera Region I-III Region I-III 60s jug wines, 30% in Zinfandel 60s jug wines, 30% in Zinfandel 27,000 acres 27,000 acres 65 wineries 65 wineries James Zellerbach at Hanzell first use of oak James Zellerbach at Hanzell first use of oak 10 subdistricts 10 subdistricts Sonoma Coast Green Valley Dry Creek Valley Russian River Valley Chalk Hill Alexander Valley Sonoma Valley Sonoma Mountain Carneros Knight’s Valley Rockpile Northern Sonoma Bennet Valley

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9 Paso Robles San Luis Obispo PASO ROBLES Lompoc SANTA MARIA VALLEY ARROYO GRANDE EDNA VALLEY SANTA YNEZ VALLEY SANTA RITA HILLS Santa Maria San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara Counties

10 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Washington Puget Sound Columbia Valley Yakima Valley Walla-Walla Valley Red Mountain “Reserve” designatioin 170 Wineries 2nd in U.S. Production 29,000 acres of Grapes Chardonnay - 7,400 a. Merlot - 7,100 a. Cabernet Sauvignon - 6,300 a. Riesling - 2,900 a. Syrah - 2,000 a. Horse Heaven Hills V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V Seattle

11 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Salem Roseburg Ashland Willamette Valley Umpqua Valley Portland Lincoln City Oregon 100% from geographically designated area 90% Varietal Requirement (except Bordeaux varieties) 95% from stated vintage 193 Wineries 10,500 acres of Grapes 4th in U.S. production Pinot noir - 4,800 acres Chardonnay - 1,300 acres Pinot Gris - 1,400 acres Rogue Valley Applegate Valley Columbia Valley Walla-Walla Valley V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V

12 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Lafayette McMinnville Carlton Yamhill Dundee Newberg Salem Amity Portland Yamhill Carlton District Chehelam Mountain Dundee Hills Eola Hills Ribon Ridge North Willamette Valley

13 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Amity Salem Eola Hills

14 Presentation by: Eddie Valente Recommended Books American Wines Leon D. Adams Making Sense of California Matt Kramer Napa James Conway California Wine James Laube Northwest Wine


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