From Old French aire or Medieval Latin aeria. Old French aire, in the sense of an eagle's nest, may have derived from Latinager, or may less likely be related to the other senses, ultimately from Latin ārea.
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It wasn't until David Lett of Eyrie Vineyards in Dundee placed a Pinot Noir in the 1979 Gault-Millau French Wine Olympiades and landed in the top 10 that Oregon found its true calling as a producer of world-class Pinot Noir wines.