Flashcards in Australia General Deck (18):
Six winemaking states of Australia
New South Wales
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.
Who makes the following high end Australian wines?
1) “Octavius” Shiraz
3) “RunRig” Shiraz
4) "Hill of Grace"
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
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.
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.
What is the appellation of "Dead Arm"?
McLaren Vale, Fleurie Zone, South Australia
Match the GI to the appropriate state:
New England Australia
New England Australia - New South Wales
Blackwood Valley - Western Australia
Heathcote - Victoria
South Burnett - Queensland
Kangaroo Island - South Australia
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
True or False: Tamar Valley is a GI within Tasmania
Which of the following GIs is Tahlbik located?
- Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley, Coonawara, Nagambie Lakes, Geelong, McClaren Vale
Nagambie Lakes > Goulburn Valley > Central Victoria
Which region is NOT a subregion of Great Southern?
- Mt Barker, Frankland River, Swan Valley, Albany, Denmark
What is the standard size of American hogshead?
True or False: Tasmania is the southernmost growing region in the world
Name the growing region for following producers:
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)
Where is Granit Belt?
Where is Mornington Peninsula/
Where is Riverina?
New South Wales