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Quizlet.com – 19b. Africa – Northern Africa

What 3 countries make up Maghreb?

1. Morocco
2. Algeria
3. Tunisia

What viticulture system does Maghreb emulate?

French

In Maghreb, name the 2 geographical area where the vineyards are confined?

1. Mediterranean Sea
2. northern Foothills

What country is the 2nd largest producer of wines in Africa?

Algeria

Name the 4 most common grapes in Maghreb?

1. Carignan
2. Grenache
3. Cinsault
4. Muscat

What country in northern Africa was a department of France until 1962?

Algeria

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Quizlet.com – 19a. Africa – South Africa

What is the cooperative in South Africa?

KWV – Kooperatieve Wijnbouwers Vereniging van Zuid-Afrika Bpkt

What is the climate around Cape Town, South Africa?

Mediterranean

What year was KWV privatized?

2002

The southern winds in South Africa is called?

Cape Doctor

What does the Cape Doctor do to vines?

dries them out

The Cape Doctor is generated by what cold current from Antarctica?

Benguela Current

Chenin Blanc is made into many styles wines in South Africa including oaked and unoaked, late-harvest, botrytis-affected dessert which are often referred as?

Noble Late Harvest

What is Muscat of Alexander grape called in South Africa?

Hanepoot

What is Crouchen Blanc grape called in South Africa?

Cape Riesling

The appellation system in South Africa is known as?

WO – Wine of Origin

What organization administers the WO in South Africa?

South Africa Wine and Spirits Board

What percentage of grape and vintage must be in the wine if listed on the label in South Africa?

Hint: matches EU

85%

What percentage of the region must the grape be from if listed on the bottle in South Africa?

Hint: Regions are more important than grape variety in labelling

100%

List the 4 largest levels of the WO from largest to smallest in South Africa?

1. Geographical Unit
2. Region
3. District
4. Ward

What is estate as defined by WO in South Africa?

one or more neighboring vineyards collectively managed

What is vineyard as defined by WO in South Africa?

vineyard

What is unique about the hierarchy in the WO in South Africa?

Not all level needs to be present.
1. The Region level can be skipped
2. The District level can be skipped
3. the Ward level can be skipped

Between red and white, which is more common in South Africa?

white

What white grape is 20% of all grapes and 30% of all wines in South Africa?

Chenin Blanc

What is a Cape Blend?

30% to 70% Pinotage blended with Bordeaux reds

In Order, list the top 8 most common grape varieties in South Africa?

1. Chenin Blanc
2. Cabernet Sauvignon
3. Colombard
4. Shiraz
5. Savignon Blanc
6. Chardonnay
7. Pinotage
8. Merlot

List the 5 Geographical Units of South Africa?

1. Western Cape
2. Northern Cape
3. Eastern Cape
4. Kwazulu-Natal
5. Limpopo

Name the largest Geographical unit in South Africa?

Western Cape

List the 5 Regions of the Western Cape GU in South Africa?

1. Coastal Region
2. Cape South Coast
3. Breede River Valley
4. Klein Karo
5. Olifants River

What region in the Western Cape GU in Australia is for fortified wines only?

Boberg

What district in South Africa has the most acreage than all districts?

Stellenbosch District

What district is the oldest and most respected in South Africa

Stellenbosch District

What is the main grape of the Stellenbosch District?

Cabernet Sauvignon

What district is the 2nd largest district by acreage in South Africa?

Paarl District

Name 2 wards in Paarl District?

1. Franschhoek Valley Ward
2. Constania Ward

What ward includes the Cape Peninsula south of Cape Town

Constania Ward

What is the oldest Winery of South Africa?

Groot Constania winery

What is the name of the fortified wines made in the Groot Constania Winery and the Klein Constania Winery?

Vin de Constance

What district are the Groot Constania Winery and the Klein Constania Winery located?

Constania Ward

What district has the Elgin Ward which is up and coming, cooler climate and excellent Sauvignon Blanc?

Overberg District

What Region uses irrigation from the Breede River?

Breede River Valley Region

What district is the coolest wine growing in South Africa and grows mostly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay?

Walker Bay District in Cape South Coast Region

What district in South Africa make 25% of South Africa wines, has a high portion of South Africa table grapes and high quality brandy?

Worchester District in Breed River Valley Region

What district of South Africa is called the valley of the wines and roses and grows mostly Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon?

Robertson District of Breede River Valley Region

Which District of South Africa is very rugged, has a Mediterranean climate, untrellised bush vines and uses dry framing so the vines have deep roots

Swartland District of Coastal Region

Who first planted the vineyards in South Africa?

Dutch

Chenin Blanc is called what in South Africa?

Steen

What region in South Africa produces 95% of all wines?

Western Cape

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Quizlet.com – 18b. Australia and New Zealand – New Zealand

What is the Maori name for New Zealand?

Aotearoa

What is the English translation of Aotearoa?

Land of the Long White Cloud

What year was the Mission Winery established in New Zealand?

1851

When did Phylloxera hit New Zealand?

1920s

When did the wines restart in New Zealand after Phylloxera?

1970s

Most vineyards in both North and South Island of New Zealand are located on which coast?

east

What is the most popular grape in New Zealand?

Sauvignon Blanc

What percentage of wines are white in New Zealand?

85%

What is the second most grown grape in New Zealand?

Pinot Noir

The laws in New Zealand require what percentage for the labeling of varietal, vintage and region?

75%

What percentage of wine must match the labeling of varietal, vintage and region when exported?

85%

What year did New Zealand create Viticulture regions for wines and spirits?

2006

What are Viticulture regions called in New Zealand?

GI which is Geographical Indications

What year did New Zealand update the Viticulture laws adding that labeling must not be false or misleading of any kind concerning where the grapes are grown?

2010

What is greywacke?

sedimentary sandstone

What is “the gravels”?

greywacke and a variety of mineral and rock fragments

Name the 2 largest multiregional Viticulture GIs in New Zealand.

1. North Island
2. South Island

Name the 3 viticulture regions on the North Island but not on the East coast?

1. Northland
2. Auckland
3. Waikato

How many viticulture regions are on the North Island in New Zealand?

6

How many viticulture region are on the South Island in New Zealand?

4

Name the 5 Viticulture Regions on the east coast of the North Island in New Zealand?

1. Northland
2. Auckland
3. Waikato
4. Gisborne
5. Hawke’s Bay
6. Wairarana

Name the 5 Viticulture Region on the South Island in New Zealand?

1. Nelson
2. Marlborough
3. Canterbury
4. Central Otago

What is the term for the viticulture areas below a region in New Zealand?

subregion

What is another name for Waikato Region in New Zealand?

Bay of Plenty

What Region in New Zealand is called the “Chardonnay capital of the World”?

Gisborne

What percentage of grapes grown in Gisborne are Chardonnay?

50%

What is the 2nd largest viticulture region in New Zealand?

Hawke’s Bay

What region is 1/2 red and 1/2 white and has 70% of all New Zealand Pinot Noir?

Hawke’s Bay

Name the subregion on the North Island is warm, about 12 miles inland and has a mix of grywacke?

Gimblett Gravels in Hawke’s Bay Region

What is the another name for Wairarana Region in New Zealand?

Wellington

What Region in New Zealand is known for the finest Pinot Noir?

Wairarana

What is the largest region in New Zealand?

Marlborough

Which island has 60% of all vineyards by acres in New Zealand?

South Island

What region is the largest producer of Pinot Noir with a significant portion used for Sparkling wine?

Marlborough

What is the signature grape of New Zealand?

Savignon Blanc

What region in New Zealand is known for Pinot Noir?

Central Otago

What is the mountain range on the South Island of New Zealand?

Southern Alps

What subregion of Hawke’s bay is known for red Bordeaux and Syrah?

Gimblett Gavels

What is the name of the sea between Australia and New Zealand?

Tasman Sea

Which island of New Zealand has high hours of sunshine?

South Island

What is the southern most viticulture region in the world?

Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand

Which subregion of New Zealand has doubled between 2003 and 2010?

Central Otago

Which subregion of New Zealand is cool and dry and known for herbaceous Savignon Blanc?

Awatere Valley in the Marlborough Region

Which subregion of New Zealand has stony rivers and is known for Savignon Blanc with a mineral character?

Wairau Valley in the Marlborough Region

Which subregion of New Zealand include Banks Peninsula?

Canterbury Plains in the Canterbury Region

Which region is broken down to 2 valleys?

Marlborough Region

Name the 2 valleys in the Marlborough Region?

1. Awatere Valley
2. Wairau Valley

What region in New Zealand is known for the explosive growth of Savignon Banc?

Marlborough

What is the southernmost region of the North Island?

Wellington also called Wairarana

Name the 2 subregions of Wairarana in New Zealand?

1. Martinborough
2. Wairarapa Valley

What subregion is across the sound from Marlborough?

Wellington

What 2 regions of New Zealand have the highest number of sunlight hours?

1. Nelson
2. Marlborough

What region of the South Island of New Zealand is west of the Southern Alps?

Nelson

What 2 regions on the south Island are noted for Savignon Blanc?

1. Nelson
2. Marlborough

What are the 2 subregions of Canterbury region in New Zealand?

1. Canterbury Plains
2. Waipara

What subregion on the South Island of New Zealand has low lying hills protecting from the cool ocean, thus making it warmer?

Waipara in the Canterbury Plains

Name the 2 famous wine producers from the Marlborough region in New Zealand?

1. Cloudy Bay
2. Clifford Bay

What performs the same function on the North Island as the Southern Alps perform on the South Island?

high volcanoes

What is the function of the Southern Alps in New Zealand?

rain shadow

What is the second most popular grape in New Zealand?

Pinot Noir

Which island of New Zealand is Christchurch located?

South Island

Most wine producer have adopted the use of a screwcap which is called?

Stelvin

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Quizlet.com – 18a. Australia and New Zealand – Australia

What is the main grape grown in Australia?

Shiraz

Most wine areas are located in what part of Australia?

southeastern

What are stickies?

includes both dessert wines and fortified wines

How many GIs are located in Australia?

114

What percentage of grapes must be from the appellation, vintage and grape varietal listed on a wine bottle in Australia?

Hint: matches EU standards

85%

What is unique on a label of wine from Australia?

best before date, if the wine has less than 2 year shelf life

If more than one grape is listed, the grapes are listed in which order in Australia?

descending

Name the 6 GI levels in descending order in Australia?

1. Multi-State
2. State
3. Super Zone
4. Zone
5. Region
6. Subregion

Which GI Level is not always present when there is a lower GI level present?

Super Zone

Which GI Level must contain at least one lower level?

A Zone must contain 1 Region

Which GI Level has many viticulture common features?

Region

Which GI Level has substantial viticulture homogeneity?

SubRegion

Name the 5 state level GIs?

1. Western Australia
2. New South Wales
3. South Australia
4. Victoria
5. Tasmania

Name the mountain range in southeastern Australia?

Great Dividing Range

Name the 2 rivers located only in New South Wales, which many vineyard are located?

1. Darling River
2. Murrumbidgee River

Name the river which crosses several states where many vineyards are located?

Murray River

The Murray River crosses which States?

1. New South Wales
2. Victoria
3. South Australia

Name the most predominate GI Region in Western Australia?

Margaret River

Name the 3 GI regions located within New South Wales, Australia?

1. Hunter Valley
2. Mudgee
3. Riverina

Name the largest GI Region in Australia?

Riverina in New South Wales

Name the GI Region which has 1/2 the wines from Australia?

Riverina in New South Wales

Name the oldest GI Region in Australia?

Hunter Valley in New South Wales

Name 3 GI Regions east of the Great Diving Range?

1. Hunter Valley in New South Wales
2. Mudgee in New South Wales
3. Orange in New South Wales

What grape is the Hunter Valley Region of Australia noted for?

Semillion

What grape is Riverina Region of Australia noted for?

Semillion with noble rot

What grape is Mudgee Region of Australia noted for?

Cabernet Sauvignon

Which GI Region has flatlands with irrigation?

Riverina in New South Wales

Name the most noted GI zone in South Australia.

Limestone Coast

What is unique about the Limestone Coast in Australia?

terra rossa soil which is red soil over limestone

Name the most noted GI Region in the Limestone coast.

Coonwarra Region

What grape is the Coonwarra Region in Australia noted for?

Cabernet Sauvignon

Name 2 GI Regions close to Adelaide, Australia with a Mediterranean Climate known for Shiraz?

1. Baroosa Valley
2. McLaren Vale

What is the 2nd largest GI Region in Australia?

Riverland in South Australia

What are Baroosa Valley and McLaren Vale in Australia noted for?

Shiraz

What 2 regions near Adelaide, South Australia are noted for high acid Rieslings?

1. Clare Valley
2. Eden Valley

Between Clare Valley and Eden Valley in Australia, which one is located at high altitudes?

Eden Valley

What GI Region in Australia is commercially important?

Riverland in South Australia

Name the 4 GI Regions in Victoria?

1. Rutherglen
2. Yarra Valley
3. Mornington Peninsula
4. Heathcote

What is the southern most GI Region in Australia?

Mornington Peninsula

What is Rutherglen noted for?

fortified Muscats

What varietal still wine is Rutherglen noted for?

Shiraz

Name 2 GI Regions near Melbourne, Victoria.

1. Yarra Valley
2. Mornington Peninsula

What GI Region receives cool winds from Mt. Carmel?

Heathcote, Victoria

What GI Region in Victoria is noted for premium Shiraz?

Heathcote

Which Australian state has very cool climate?

Tasmania

What 2 wines is Tasmania noted for?

Hint: same 2 main grapes in Champagne

1. Sparkling Chardonnay
2. Sparkling Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula regions in Australia are noted for?

Hint: both GI are in southernmost Victoria closet to Tasmania. same 2 main grapes in Champagne

1. still and sparkling Pinot Noir
2. still and sparkling Chardonnay

Which GI Region in Victoria is has a continental climate?

Rutherglen

Which 2 GI Regions in South Australia have a Mediterranean climate?

1. Barossa Valley
2. McLaren Valley

Which GI Region in Australia is noted for Semillion single varietal?

Hunter Valley

Name the GI Region which has elegant Chardonnays and intense Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blends?

Margaret River, Western Australia

Quizlet.com – 17d. South America – Uruguay

What is the most common grape in Uruguay?

Tannat

Most vineyards in Uruguay are located near which city?

Montevideo

What part of Uruguay are most vineyards located?

south coast

Quizlet.com – 17c. South America – Brazil

What country is the 3rd largest producer of wine in South America?

Brazil

What is the only DO in Brazil?

vale dos Vinhedos

Most vineyards are located in what part of Brazil?

far south east

When was the only DO in Brazil created?

2011

What state in Brazil has the most vineyards?

Rio Grande do Sul

Quizlet.com – 17b. South America – Chile

Which country has a very strict quarantine and is currently Phylloxera free?

Chile

Which country in South America exports 2/3 of the wine produced?

Chile

What is the geographical quality level designation in Chile?

DO or place of Origin

The INV regulating body in Chile, states that all varietal wines have a minimum of what percent of the stated grape in the label?

80%

In 2011, Chile legally defined 3 geographical terms to define east, middle and west, what are they?

1. Costa – west
2. Entre Cordilleras – middle
3. Andes – east

In English, what does Entre Cordilleras mean?

between the mountains

From north to south, name the 5 Viticulture regions in Chile?

Hint: At-Co-Snake-Central-South

1. Atacama
2. Coquimbo
3. Anconcagua
4. Central Valley
5. Southern Region

What is another name for the Southern Region in Chile?

Del Sur

Which region in Chile is the driest?

Atacama

Which region in Chile produces a distilled spirit from grapes name Pisco?

Atacama

From north to south, name the 2 subregions in the Atacama Region in Chile?

Hint: Cop-Hu

1. Copiapo
2. Huasco

From north to south, name the 3 subregions in the Coquimbo Region in Chile?

Hint: El-Lim-Cho

1. Elqui Valley
2. Limari Valley
3. Choapa Valley

From north to south, name the 3 subregions in the Anconcagua Region in Chile?

Hint: Snake has Snake-Movie-City

1. Aconcagua Valley
2. Casablanca Valley
3. San Antonio Valley

From north to south, name the 4 subregions in the Central Valley region in Chile?

Hint: Central has Mai-Rap-Cur-Maul

1. Maipo Valley
2. Rapel Valley
3. Curico Valley
4. Maule Valley

From north to south, name the 3 subregions in the Southern Regions of Chile?

Hint: It-Bio-Mall

1. Itata Valley
2. Bio-Bio Valley
3. Malleco Valley

Which subregion in Chile is noted for new plantings of cool climate Shiraz?

Hint: northern Coquimbo

Elqui Valley in Coquimbo Region

Which subregion of Chile is noted for high altitude vineyards?

Hint: northern Coquimbo

Elqui Valley in Coquimbo Region

Which subregion of Chile had vineyards since the 16th Century?

Hint: central Coquimbo

Limari Valley in Coquimbo Region

Which subregion of Chile is noted for fogs from the Humbolt Current?

Hint: central Coquimbo

Limari Valley in Coquimbo Region

Which subregion in the Coquimbo Region is desert like?

Hint: southern Coquimbo – Choppy desert

Choapa Valley

Which subregion of Chile is noted for mineral driven whites which is mostly Chardonnay?

Hint: central Coquimbo

Limari Valley in Coquimbo Region

Which zone in Chile is known for minerality and complexity, granite soils and a very breezy climate?

Hint: only zone not in Central Valley is southernmost of subregion north of Central Valley

Leyda Valley

Which subregion in Chile is the Leyda Valley Zone located?

Hint: only zone not in Central Valley is southernmost of subregion north of Central Valley

San Antonio subregion of the Anconcagua Region

Which Region in Chile has 80% of all wine production?

Central Valley

Which subregion is near Santiago, Chile?

Hint: it is not the oldest

Maipo Valley in Central Valley Region

Name the 2 zones in the Rapel Valley Subregion in the Central Valley Region in Chile, which are noted for Cabernet Sauvignon?

Hint: Rapel-Cach-Col

1. Cachapoal Valley
2. Colchagua Valley

Name the 2 zones in the Curico Valley Subregion in the Central Valley Region in Chile, which are evenly divided between red and white wines?

Hint: Curico-Ten-Lon

1. Teno Valley
2. Lontue Valley

Name the 3 zones in the Maule Valley Subregion in the Central Valley Region in Chile?

Hint: Maule-Clar-Lon-Tut

1. Claro Valley
2. Loncomilla Valley
3. Tutuven Valley

What is the oldest Subregion in Chile?

Hint: Maude was old

Maule Subregion of the Central Valley Region

What is the largest subregion in Chile?

Maule Subregion of the Central Valley Region

Which subregion in Chile has the highest rainfall in the country, but is windy so the humidity is low?

Bio Bio Valley Subregion of the Southern Regions

Which subregion has the shortest season in Chile?

Hint: most southern subregion

Malleco Valley Subregion of the Southern Regions

Name the 3 subregions in Chile where the red Pais grape is prominent?

Hint: southern 1 from Central Valley and 2 northern from Patagonia

1. Maule Valley in Central Valley Region
2. Itata Valley in the Southern Regions
3. Bio-Bio Valley in the Southern Regions

Name the subregion in Chile where Pinot Noir is prominent?

Hint: Pinot Noir is most southern

Malleco Valley in the Southern Regions

Which subregion in Chile has a coastal area of white grapes and and inland area of red grapes?

Hint: an Anaconda is long

Aconcagua Valley in the Anconcagua Region

Which subregion of Chile is 75% Chardonnay and has cool maritime climate?

Hint: Chardonnay is cool in movie

Casablanca Valley in the Anconcagua Region

What region of Chile is home to over 75% of all vineyards?

Central Valley

From North to South, list the Subregions that have zone and how many do they have?

San Antonio – 1
Rapel Valley – 2
Curico Valley – 2
Maule Valley – 3

Which subregion of Chile has the most wine grape acreage?

Hint: the same subregion that has the most zones

Maule Valley in central Valley

Between Maule and Malleco, which is furthest south?

Malleco

Which subregions in Chile have the least amount of wine grape acreage?

Hint: The most northern and most southern subregions

Copiapo Valley and Malleco Valley

Huasco Valley also in Atacama has unknown acreage

Which of 3 out of 4 subregions in the Central Valley have zones?

1. Rapel Valley
2. Curico Valley
3. Maule Valley

The Rapel valley and its 2 zones are focused on what type of wine?

Hint: R and R

Red

In order, list the top 3 grapes in Chile?

Hint: 1 red and 2 white grapes from northern France

1. Cabernet Sauvignon
2. Chardonnay
3. Sauvignon Blanc

What year did they discovered Carmenere in Chile?

1994

What did they think Carmenere grape was in Chile before 1994?

Merlot

What is often the last grape to be picked at the end of the season in Chile?

Carmenere

Beside Carmenere, what other grape vine was discovered to be another variety in Chile?

Hint: 3rd most planted grape in Chile

Sauvignon Blanc

What was some Sauvignon Blanc discovered to be in Chile?

Sauvignon Vert

What 2 varieties of grapes are often referred to as Sauvignon?

1. Sauvignon Blanc
2. Sauvignon Vert

Which of the 2 Sauginon varieties is being uprooted and being replanted by the more aromatic other other?

Sauvignon Vert

What are the 3 top white wines in Chile?

1. Torrontes
2. Chardonnay
3. Chenin Blanc

The INV in Chile requires that some blends must do what?

List all the grape varieties

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Quizlet.com – 17a. South America – Argentina

What part of Argentina has the most vineyards?

western

What are the zona winds in Argentina?

fierce winds, cold front and risk of frost and hailstorms

What year did Argentina implement its 3 tier system of quality of wines?

Hint: Party like its

1999

If a grape is listed on the label, what percentage of the grape must be in the wine in Argentina?

Hint: Cannot export to EU that way

80%

What is the highest level in the 3 tier system for quality wines in Argentina?

DOC

How many DOCs are in Argentina?

2

What is the middle level in the 3 tier system of quality wines in Argentina?

IG which is Indication Geographica

What is the lowest level in the 3 tier system of quality wines in Argentina?

IP which is Indication de Procedencia

What are the 2 words that Argentina legally defined based on minimum aging period for only a certain grape varieties in 2011?

1. Reserva
2. Gran Reserva

Name the two grapes which now produce everyday Rose wines and were first brought to Argentina by missionaries?

Hint: CG & C

1. Criolla Grande
2. Cereza

What is the most common red grape grown in Argentina?

Malbec

What is the most common white grape grown in Argentina?

Torrontes

What red grape is usually made into fortified wines in Argentina?

Hint: Pedro Gym is fortified

Pedro Gimenez

From north to south, name the 3 main viticulture regions of Argentina?

Hint: NorCuyNorPat

1. Northern Region
2. Cuyo Region
3. Northern Patagonia Region

From north to south, name the 3 provinces in the Northern Region of Argentina?

Hint: Juice-Salt-Cat

1. Juyjuy
2. Salta
3. Catamarca

Name 3 unique viticulture differences from the Northern Region compared to the other regions in Argentina?

1. highest altitudes
2. abundant sunshine
3. warm days and cool nights

The northern region brings out what specific character in grapes as compared to the other regions in Argentina?

acidity

What is the main subregions in the province of Salta in the Northern Region of Argentina?

Hint: Cafe in Salt

Cafayate

What is the main grape of the subregion Cafayate?

Torrontes

How high are some of the vineyards in the subregion Cafayate?

7000 feet

From North to South, name the 3 provinces in the Cuyo Region of Argentina?

Hint: LaSanJMen

1. La Rioja
2. San Juan
3. Mendoza

What is the smallest and oldest wine producing province of Argentina?

Hint: oldest region is same name as a region in Spain, but Argentina add a La.

La Rioja in the Cuyo Region

Which province from the Cuyo Region is noted for fortified wines, table grapes from Cereza grapes and some quality wines from the red grapes of Syrah and Bonarda?

San Juan

Which province has 70% of Argentina’s vineyards?

Mendoza in the Cuyo Region

Which province has vineyard at altitudes from 2000 to 4000 feet?

Mendoza in the Cuyo region

Which province has alluvial soils which are loose sand over clay?

Mendoza in the Cuyo Region

Which province produces primarily Malbec?

Mendoza in the Cuyo region

From north to south, name the 4 sub-regions in the Mendoza province of the Cuyo Region?

Hint: MaiUcoLujanSan

1. Maipu
2. Uco valley
3. Lujan do Cuyo
4. San Rafael

Name the only 2 DOCs in Argentina?

Hint: The 2 most southern sub-regions inn Mendoza province

1. Lujan de Cuyo
2. San Rafael

What is the primary grape from the only 2 DOCs in Argentina?

Malbec

What province are the only 2 DOCs located in Argentina?

Mendoza

From north to south, what are the 2 provinces in the Northern Patagonia Region of Argentina?

Hint: NR

1. Neuquen
2. Rio Negro

What 2 viticulture features are unique in about the Northern Patagonia Region compared to the other regions in Argentina?

cooler
long growing season

What is the primary grape grown in the La Rioja Province of the Cuyo Region in Argentina?

Moscatel de Alejandria

What subregion is nearest to the city of Mendoza, Argentina?

Maipu

What provinces are considered up and coming in Argentina?

Hint: the most southern

Rio Negro

From Largest to smallest, what are the 3 levels of Geographical Viticulture areas in Argentina?

1. Region
2. Province
3. Subregion which are sometimes called regions

What is the second most grown red grape in Argentina?

Bonarda from Italy

In what region are the subregions named Uca Valley and San Rafael located?

Mendoza province, Cuyo region, Argentina

From largest to smallest, list the 3 regions with the total wine grape acreage?

Hint: the Cuyo regions from south to north

1. Mendoza
2. San Juan
3. La Rioja

List the 3 most popular grapes in Argentina?

Hint: French-Italian-French

1. Malbec
2. Bonarda
3. Cabernet Sauvignon

In order from highest to lowest, list the 3 appellation levels in Argentina created in 1999?

1. DOC
2. IG
3. IP

The DOC laws in Argentina have a European-style regulations which are controlled and enforced by a local what?

consejo or council

Argentina wine laws are establish by?

Hint: INV

Instituto Nacional de Viniviticultura

What wine province in Argentina is at the best latitude for growing wine grapes?

Hint: the where most of the wine grapes are grown

Mendoza

What wine province is better regarded for fortified wine and brandy in Argentina?

Hint: the second largest wine region

San Juan

Quizlet.com – 16c. United States and North America – Mexico

What country in North America had the first European grapes?

Mexico

What country is the 2nd largest producer of wine in North America?

Mexico

Most wine in Mexico ends up being?

distilled into brandy

What city is the center of wine making in Mexico?

Ensenada

What part of Mexico is Ensenada located?

northwestern coast near San Diego

What group of grapes are most common in Mexico?

International reds

Quizlet.com – 16b. United States and North America – Canada

When was the first licensed winery in Canada?

1974

When was prohibition in Canada?

Hint: 11 years span and started 2 years earlier than US

1918 to 1929

What was the last province in Canada to lift prohibition?

Prince Edward Island

What year did the last province in Canada lift prohibition?

1948

What is the highest quality level in Canada?

VQA which is the Vinters Quality Alliance

What are the 2 organization for quality levels in Canada?

1. VQA Ontario
2. British Columbia Wine Institute

Which appellation produces 85% of Canadian wine?

Niagara Peninsula

What mountain range protects the Niagara Peninsula appellation by creating micro-climates?

Niagara Escarpment

What is the largest appellation in British Columbia?

Okanagan

What are the 2 main grapes from Okanagan appellation in British Columbia, Canada?

1. Merlot
2. Pinot Gris

What are the 2 main grapes from the Niagara Escarpment appellation in Ontario, Canada?

1. Chardonnay
2. Riesling

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