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1

On what is the American GI system based?

American Viticultural Area (AVA)

2

What is the size range of an AVA?

They vary significantly in size

3

What kinds of things do federal laws specify about winemaking?

Minimum percentage of grapes from a specific variety, vintage or AVA to allow these terms to appear on the label

4

Other than federal law, what else can regulate winemaking/labelling in the USA?

State laws

5

How may wines be labelled that do not qualify for an AVA?

With the name of a state or county

6

What are the laws for labelling with a vintage and geographical origin with non AVA American wines

They are more lenient for these wines