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1

Six winemaking states of Australia

New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Queensland
Tasmania

2

What is the South Eastern Australia multi-state zone?

Territory which includes the entire states of Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania, and the winegrowing sectors of South Australia and Queensland.

3

Who makes the following high end Australian wines?
1) “Octavius” Shiraz
2) “Astralis”
3) “RunRig” Shiraz
4) "Hill of Grace"
5) "Grange"

1) Yalumba Octavis Shiraz (barossa)
2) Clarendon Hills Astralis shiraz (McLaren Vale)
3) Torbreck RunRig Shiraz (barossa)
4) Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz (eden Valley)
5) Penfolds Grange Syrah/Cab, South Australia

4

What is Wine Australia?

a government authority established in 1981 as the Australia Wine and Brandy Corporation, maintains oversight over the wine industry, regulating its label language, defining geographical boundaries of wine regions, moderating exports and trade, and promoting the product at home and abroad.

5

What is the 1990 Label Integrity Program?

Law requiring any wines labeled by variety, vintage, or region to contain a minimum 85% of the stated grape, year, or region, respectively. If multiple varieties are to be listed on the label (i.e., Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre) the grapes must be listed in order of proportion in the blend. All components making up a minimum 85% of the blend must appear on the label, and no listed grape may be in lower proportion than an unnamed variety.

6

What is the appellation of "Dead Arm"?

McLaren Vale, Fleurie Zone, South Australia

7

Match the GI to the appropriate state:

New England Australia
Blackwood Valley
Heathcote
South Burnett
Kangaroo Island

New England Australia - New South Wales
Blackwood Valley - Western Australia
Heathcote - Victoria
South Burnett - Queensland
Kangaroo Island - South Australia

8

Which of the following regions is NOT located in the Limestone Coast?
- Wrattonbully, Coonawara, Robe, Pokolbin, Mt Benson

Pokolbin - New South Wales, Hunter Valley, Hunter

9

True or False: Tamar Valley is a GI within Tasmania

false

10

Which of the following GIs is Tahlbik located?
- Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley, Coonawara, Nagambie Lakes, Geelong, McClaren Vale

Nagambie Lakes > Goulburn Valley > Central Victoria

11

Which region is NOT a subregion of Great Southern?
- Mt Barker, Frankland River, Swan Valley, Albany, Denmark

Swan Valley

12

What is the standard size of American hogshead?

300L

13

True or False: Tasmania is the southernmost growing region in the world

False

14

Name the growing region for following producers:

Torbreck
Grosset
Brokenwood
Bass Philip
Cullen
Leeuwin Estate
Clonakila
Wendouree

Torbreck - Barossa
Grosset - Clare Valley (Mt Lofty Ranges)
Brokenwood - Hunter Valley
Bass Philip - Gippsland, Victoria
Cullen - Margaret River
Leeuwin Estate - Margaret River
Clonakila - Canberra, South New South Wales
Wendouree - Clare Valley (Mt Lofty Ranges)

15

Where is Granit Belt?

Queensland

16

Where is Mornington Peninsula/

Victoria

17

Where is Riverina?

New South Wales

18

What is the average age of Rutherglen Muscat

15 years (11-19yr)