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The government authority established in 1981

Australia wine and brandy corporation

1

Australia is famous for combating and isolating what infectious disease

Phylloxera

2

What are the six major zones of Australia

South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania

3

What grape is mostly grown in the hunter region?

Semillon

4

In the region of Victoria, what two sub-regions are known for sweet fortified wines

Rutherglen and Glenrowan

5

Australia's best Cabernet Sauvignon comes from what subzone.

Coonawarra

6

The limecoast zone is primarily known for what kind of soil that drains well?

Terra rossa

7

Three major GI's in the Adelaide superzone are:

Fleurieu, barrosa, mount lofty ranges

8

Barossa is the most important region for what grape varietal?

Shiraz, done in the style of côte rotie mixed in with viognier

9

Most important GI in Western Australia that is known for their Bordeaux style reds and Chardonnay and semilllon whites.

Margaret river GI

10

What kind of wine is made in Tasmania

Sparkling, Chardonnay, and Rieslings

11

The heart of commercial winemaking in Australia are (3 things)

Mechanical harvesting, irrigation and blending

12

Because Australia combated phylloxera it has

The oldest vines in the world (150 years)

13

What is the oldest GI in Victoria?

Yarra valley GI

14

What grape varietals are well regarded in the yarra valley GI?

Pinot noir, cab and chard

15

What is most important GI to know in fleurieu?

Mclaren Vale GI (predominantly red) cab and Rhone varieties

16

Three important subzones of mount lofty ranges are:

Adelaide hills, Adelaide plains, Clare valley

17

What is the most important region for Shiraz?

Barrosa valley GI

18

What are two wines that put Australia on the map?

Penfolds "range" and Hensches "hill of grace"

19

What is the appellation that is known for high bulk wine production in Australia ?

Riverina

20

What is a very well known example of hunter Riesling

Tyrell's "Vat 1"
Debertoli "noble one"

21

What's a hogshead

A 350 L barrel

22

Mornington peninsula is known for

Pinot Noir l, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris

23

What is sherry made in Australia called?

Apera

24

What is Clare valley in south Australia known for

Riesling

25

What is mclaren vale GI. Known for

Cabernet Sauvignon, Rhone blends

Darenberg's "dead arm shiraz" Clerondon hills "astralis"
Drew noon's "eclipse"

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What is the import ant appellation in Western Australia

Margret river GI ( Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, semillon, and Bordeaux style reds)