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Wine Appreciation CUL 214 SP 2016 Crystal Simms
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Napa VS Somona Brief history of each region Establish in 1981 Napa Valley is a renowned wine-producing region north of San Francisco, with hundreds of vineyards set amid rolling hills. Its wineries range from small, family-run estates to landmarks such as Robert Mondavi Winery, offering summertime concerts and year-round tastings. The region is also famed for its gourmet food, showcased in the stalls of Oxbow Public Market. Within the Napa Valley AVA exist 16 nested AVAs. Atlas Peak, Calistoga, Chiles Valley District, Coombsville, Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain, Los Carneros, Mt. Veeder, Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, Spring Mountain District, Stags Leap District, Yountville and Wild Horse Valley.
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Climate: Napa Valley Napa Valley has mountain ranges and influenced by its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the Napa Valley enjoys a dry Mediterranean climate perfectly suited to the growing of fine wine grapes. The long growing
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  • Summer '16
  • Mrs. Miller
  • Napa Valley, American Viticultural Area, Napa Valley AVA, Napa County wine

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