Wines. Lecture 2. CA, NY, WA, OR

Wines. Lecture 2. CA, NY, WA, OR - Wines: California, New...

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Wines: California, New York, Washington State, Oregon What historic events influenced the growth of the wine industry in the US and the individual states covered in class? 1779: first grapes planted in California by religious missionary groups 1850: gold rush 1860: first grapes planted in Washington 1889-1915: Phylloxera plague affected California wines; pioneers attempt to find a cure and found hybridization 1920-1933: Prohibition forced winemakers to switch to table grapes 1966: Robert Mondavi founded a winery to focus on quality, godfather of modern CA wines 1976: New York State Farm Winery Act reduces restrictions and fees, increase from 19 to 200 1970-1980s: first wine boom 1990s-2000: second wine boom Phylloxera – an insect that attacks grapevine roots What historic events influenced the growth of the wine industry in California, New York, Oregon, and Washington? Oregon (#4 producer) - 1860s: grapes planted - 1960: Vinifera grapes planted in Wilmette Valley - 1970: 5 wineries - 1999: 135 wineries - 2005: 300+ wineries Washington (#2 producer) - 1860s: grapes planted - 1967: Vinifera grapes planted, launching wine industry - 1970: 2 wineries - 1981: 19 wineries - 2008: 460+ wineries Which individuals had significant impact on the growth of NY State’s wine industry? 1600s: French Huguenots planted first vines 1827: first commercial winery on Hudson River, Brotherhood winery 1934: Charles Fournier produced sparking wine and planted French hybrids 1950: Konstantin Frank planted Vinifera, proving it could survive a freeze 1962: HADM 430 developed by Professor Vance Christian - Walter Taylor: hires Hermann Wiemer from Germany to make Riesling - Mark Miller: lobbied for farm winery act to alleviate regulation and distribution - Louisa and Alex Hargrave: planted first commercial vineyard in Long Island Which individuals had significant impact on the growth of California’s wine industry?
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course HADM 430 taught by Professor Mutkowski during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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