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Wines of the West  Coast Presentation to FS470, Wine Appreciation Purdue University February 22, 2010
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Erik Miller-  Winemaker/Owner,  Kokomo Winery 1999 Purdue Graduate-- Organizational  Leadership and Supervision (OLS) Moved to Sonoma County, California in  2000 Started in the wine industry working  harvest at Belvedere Winery in Russian  River Valley Became Assistant Winemaker at  boutique winery Amphora, in Dry Creek  Valley While gaining hands-on experience  working in the cellar, also attended  several enology classes at UC Davis First vintage 2004 with single vineyard  Cabernet
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Building the Kokomo Winery Team Kokomo Winery established  on Timber Crest Farms, 140- acre estate vineyard in Dry  Creek Valley, Healdsburg,  CA In 2005, college roommate,  Josh Bartels, moves to CA  to help with the winery In 2009, Randy Peters, a 4 th   generation Dry Creek  farmer, joins the team
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Kokomo Winery Kokomo Winery and Tasting  Room opened in 2008 Annual production: 5,000  cases Wine focus: Zinfandel,  Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir Unique relationships with  growers in the local region,  resulting in access to best  quality fruit 
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Presentation Outline History of West Coast Wines Washington State  Oregon California Tasting of Kokomo Wines
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In 1779, Franciscan missionaries under  the direction of Father Junípero Serra  planted California's first sustained  vineyard. He has been called the "Father of  California Wine” The variety he planted became known  as the Mission grape and dominated  California wine production until about  1880. History of West Coast Wines
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History of West Coast Wines California’s First Wineries In 1857,first commercial winery  established in West Coast  -- Buena Vista Winery   Located in Sonoma Valley, CA Founded by Agoston  Haraszthy Gundlach Bundschu Winery California's oldest family-run  winery, is another pioneer in  West Coast wine industry. Sonoma Valley  is known as the  birthplace of the California wine  industry.
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In 1861 Charles Krug  established Napa Valley's first  commercial winery in St.  Helena, CA Now owned by the Mondavi  Family In 1879 Captain Gustave  Niebaum established  Inglenook Winery in  Rutherford, California  It was the first Bordeaux  style winery in the USA.  Captain Niebaum's wines  became world renowned.  History of West Coast Wines Napa Valley’s First Winery
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Phylloxera is a root louse that attacks and feeds on the vine roots and leaves.   In the 1880’s,  phylloxera nearly decimated all of California’s vineyards.  
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course FS 470 taught by Professor Christianbutzke during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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