1. Where did wine making start in California?

San Diego  
Napa
Monterey  
Sonoma  

  1. What is the most widely planted grape in the Sierra Foothills? 

Chardonnay   
Cabernet Sauvignon   
Pinot Noir    
Zinfandel 

  1. Which regions have a cool climate (zone 1-2) where Chardonnay and Pinot Noir thrive? 

Fort Ross-Seaview & Carneros    
Carneros & Howell Mountain    
Howell Mountain & Paso Robles    
Paso Robles & Edna Valley 

  1. Where did Robert Mondavi work prior to launching his own winery?

Badia a Coltibuono  
Charles Krug  
Inglenook  
Heitz

  1. What is the most widely planted grape of Sta. Rita Hills? 

Chardonnay    
Cabernet Sauvignon   
Pinot Noir    
Zinfandel 

  1. Which regions have a warm climate (zone 3) where Zinfandel and Cabernet thrive? 

Fort Ross-Seaview & Carneros    
Carneros & Howell Mountain    
Howell Mountain & Paso Robles    
Paso Robles & Edna Valley 

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