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What are the grapes of the Alsace?
Chardonnay (only in Chemant d' Alsace.
Pinot Noir (in small amounts)
What are the grapes of Germany?
Grauburgunder (Pinot Gris)
Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc).
Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir)
What are the grapes of the Loire?
Melon de Bourgogne
What are the grapes of Bordeaux?
What are the grapes of Champagne?
What are the grapes of Burgundy
What are the grapes of Beaujolais?
What are the grapes of the Northern Rhone?
What are the grapes of the Southern Rhone?
Ugni Blanc (Trebbiano)
Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains Maccabeo
What are the soils of Northern Rhone?
Steep slopes with granite soils in Côte Rôtie, Condrieu and Hermitage.
Heavier, clay-oriented soils in St-Joseph and Crozes-Hermitage
What is Le Mistral?
The northern wind that runs through the Rhone Valley.
What are the current highly regarded vintages of the Northern Rhone?
1999, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010.
What is the Sirocco?
The southern wind that runs through the Rhone Valley
What are the soils of the Southern Rhone?
Alluvial clays in Gigondas to alluvial deposits and river rock stones (galets) in
What is the longest river in France?
What is Vendange Tardive (VT)?
Late harvest wines from the Loire.
What are the current highly regarded vintages of the Loire?
2005, 2007, 2008.
What are the grapes of New South Wales?
What are the grapes of Victoria?
What are the soils of Victoria?
Mix of alluvial, volcanic, granite, clay, and sand.
What are the GIs of New South Wales?
What are the notable GIs of Victoria?
Where did Penfold's Grange originate?
Where is terra rossa found in wine production?
La Mancha in Spain
Coonawarra in South Australia.
What are the GIs of South Australia?
What are the notable vintages of South Australia?
2005, 2006, 2010.
What are the GIs of Western Australia?
What are the grapes of Tasmania?
What are the notable GIs of Tasmania?
What are the primary grapes of New Zealand?
What are the regions of the North Island (New Zealand)?
Auckland (First wine region in NZ)
Gisborne (Poverty Bay)
What is the driest region in NZ?
What are the grapes of Hawkes Bay?
What are the soils of Hawkes Bay
Sandy alluvial over gravel
Gimblett Gravels sub-region - limestone
What is the climate of Hawkes Bay?
What are the two best districts of Auckland?
What is the climate of Auckland?
Very warm maritime - humid
What are the best grapes of Auckland?
What style of wines is Waikato known for?
Botrytis affected dessert wines
What is the primary grape of Gisborne?
What is the main grape of Wairarapa?
What are the grapes of the South Island (NZ)?
What are the soils of the South Island (NZ)?
Gravel alluvial with sandstone (Marlborough)
What are the grapes of Marlborough?
What is the soil of Marlborough?
What is the climate of Marlborough?
Dry - sunny climate, protected from Westerly winds by the South Alps and Easterlies by the southern tip of the North Island
What are two notable sub-regions of Marlborough?
What is important about Central Otago's location?
The most southerly wine region in the world.
What is the important grape of Central Otago?
What is the climate of Central Otago?
Cool, high sunshine intensity
Dry during growing season
Protected north slope has best aspect
What is the soils of Central Otago?
Outcroppings of chalk and limestone loams
What white grape has the most potential in Central Otago?
What does AOP mean?
Appellation d'Origine Protegee
What are the AOP levels for France?
Vin de France
What does IGP stand for?
Indication Geographique Protegee
What percentage of French wines are Vin de France?
What are the restrictions of Vin de France wines?
Yields of 90 hl/ha
Alcohol levels (8% minimum -15% maximum
Winemaking Practices, including acidification and use of oak chips
No place of origin specified
Blend of regions allowed
Variety and vintage allowed
What are the zone levels of IGP/Vin de Pays?
Regional (Pays d'Oc)
What is the percentage of French wines that are IGP/Vin de Pays?
What are some of the things allowed in IGP/Vin de Pays?
Hybrids are allowed
85% from stated region
What does the AOP cover in France?
Former AOC and most VDQS
What percentage of French wine is AOP?
50% of all French wine (close to 500 total)
What criteria does the AOP regulate?
Potentials alcohol levels
Viticultural and vinifacation methods
Quality of finished product
What are the five district sub-regions of Burgundy?
Cote de Or (Cote de Nuits/Cote de Beaune)
What original law is Burgundy vine ownership based on, and what is the essence of the law?
Napoleonic Code and inheritance laws
What is the difference between a Negociant and a Domaine?
Negociants are merchants who do not own the vineyard land, but will buy grapes and/or finished wine for blending and bottling under their own label
Domaine is the estate where the entire process from growing grapes to bottling and aging the wine happens.
What is the soil of Burgundy?
Northern: Chalk and Clay/Marl
What is the Burgundy AOC pyramid?
It is a breakdown of quality classification from lowest to highest.
Regional Appellations: 56%
Premier Cru: 12%
Grand Cru: 2%
(Pic is wrong)
What is the soil of Chablis?
What are the AOCs of Chablis?
Chablis Premier Cru
Chablis Grand Cru
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