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1

what are the six states of Australia

western Australia
south Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania

2

what are the two territories of Australia

Northern territory
Australian capital territory

3

what is the capitol of Australia

Canberra

4

explain 85% rule

that if a label claims a single vintage a single region and or a single variety 85% of that wine must be from that vintage region and variety

5

what does gi stand for

Geographic Indication

6

if a wine is labeled south eastern austalia what states may the grapes come from

all of new south wales
victoria
tasmanina
queensland
south australia

7

is shiraz the same grape as syrah?

yes

8

perthwhat is the principal city and capital of western Australia

Perth

9

what discovery boosted western Australia's population and wine production the mid 1800s

Gold

10

name two principal wine regions of western Australia

Peel
Perth Hills
Swan District
margaret River
Blackwood
Manjimup

11

in what zone is the swan district located

Greater Perth zone

12

in what zone is the Margaret river located

South west Australia

13

in what region is mount baker located

Great southern region

14

by volume what is the largest wine producing state

south Australia

15

what three zones are included in the adelaide super zone

mount lofty ranges
fleurieu barossa

16

the barossa valley is predominantly known for producing what variety

shiraz

17

a wine labeled mcLaren Vale is from what state

south Australia

18

the Limestone Coast Zone encompasses what wine regions

coonawarra
mount benson
padthaway
wrattonbully

19

what zone is considered to be the birthplace of australian viticulture

barossa

20

the clare valley is known for what type of wine

riesling particularly dry

21

what type of climate does the eden valley have

cool climate

22

in what state is the coonawarra region located

south austalia

23

describe the dominate varieties grown in tasmania

sandy loam over red brown clay over limestone

24

what region of the limestone coast has soil similar to coonawarra terra rosa

wrattonbully

25

teh city of adelaide adelaide hills and adelaide plains are located in what zone

mount lofty ranges zone

26

what is the name of the river hat separates new south wales from victoria and is a major wine producing area for both states

murray river

27

the hunter valley is located in what state

new south wales

28

describe the climatic difference between the lower and upper hunter valley

lower hunter valley is very hot and receives quite a bit of rain there is a fair amount of summer and humidity and sometimes a cooling sea breeze

The upper hunter valley has lower rainfall and does not have a maritime cooling affect

29

what are the three regions of the central ranges zone

cowra
mudgee
orange

30

what new south wales wine region takes the aboriginal name for nest of the hills

mudgee

31

what wine region is located on the slopes of an extinct volcano and is australia highest vineyard area

orange

32

what region produced sweet dessert wines that are sometimes referred to as stickies

turherglen

33

what are teh dominant varieties grown in tasmania

chard
pn

34

t or f
vitis vinifera vines are native to new zealand

f

35

did new zealand experience its period of prohibition before or after the US

before 1910-1919

36

when were vines first planted in marlborough on the south island

1973

37

compare and contrast the styles of northern and southern styles of new zealand sauvignon blanc

Northern SB styles tend to be riper and richer with melon, nectarine and other stone fruit flavors

southern SB styles are typically lighert and crisper with grapefruit and other pungent fruit flavors

38

what is the dominant variety of gisborne

chard

39

by total number of acres planed what is new zealands second largest region

hawkes bay

40

what is wellingrons most widely planted variety

pn

41

what is the dominant variety of central otago

pn