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1

What is the only hybrid grape allowed for VQA icewine

Vidal

2

Discuss the VQA requirements of Ontario

-100% of grapes must be grown in the respective province

-If labeled with a more precise appellation, 85% of the grapes must come from that appellation

-100% grapes from a stated sub-appellation

-100% grapes from a single vineyard

-Must be vintage dated with 85% of grapes from the stated vintage

-85% stated varietal

3

Discuss the VQA requirements for British Columbia

-100% of grapes must be grown in the respective province

-If labeled with a more precise appellation, 95% of the grapes must come from that appellation

-100% grapes from a stated sub-appellation

-100% grapes from a single vineyard

-Must be vintage dated with 85% of grapes from the stated vintage

-85% stated varietal

4

Name the three main appellations of Ontario

-Niagara Peninsula
-Prince Edward County
-Lake Erie North Shore

5

Name the two regional appellations of the Niagara Peninsula

-Niagara on the Lake
-Niagara Escarpment

6

Name the sub-appellations of Niagara Peninsula that do not belong to a regional appellation

-Vinemount Ridge
-Creek Shores
-Lincoln Lakeshore

7

Name the sub-appellations of Niagara on the Lake

-Niagara River
-Niagara Lakeshore
-Four Mile Creek
-St. David's Bench

8

Name the sub-appellations of Niagara Escarpment

-Short Hills Bench
-Beamsville Bench
-Twenty Mile Bench

9

What is the minimum must weight and residual sugar for VQA Ontario icewine

Minimum Must Weight: 32 degrees Brix
Minimum Residual Sugar: 100 g/L (Changed in 2014 from 125)

10

Where would you find the Monashee Mountains

British Columbia, Canada, specifically influencing the Okanagan Valley with a rain shadow effect

11

Name the five VQA's of British Columbia

-Okanagan Valley
-Vancouver Island
-Gulf Islands
-Fraser Valley
-Similkameen Valley

12

Name the unofficial subzones of Okanagan Valley

-Golden Mile (Now Official as of 2014)
-Black Sage/ Osoyoos
-Kelowna
-Naramata
-Okanagan Falls

13

What is the minimum must weight and residual sugar for VQA British Columbia Icewine

Minimum Must Weight: 32 degrees Brix
Minimum Residual Sugar: 100 g/L

14

Unofficial subzones of Gulf Islands GI

-Gabriola
-Saturna Island

(Bitish Columbia)

15

Unofficial subzones of Vancouver Island GI

-Cowichan Valley
-Nanaimo
-Saanich Peninsula