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1

What FIVE pieces of information can a wine label provide?

Producer and/or Brand; Vintage; Geographical Indicator (GI); Legally defined quality indicator - EU only; Style and production technique

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What does GI stand for? Define.

Geographical indicator. This can be a huge area or even a single vineyard.

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What does PDO stand for? (this is EU only)

Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

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What does PGI stanf for? (this is EU only)

Protected Geographic Indication (PGI)

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How is a PDO different from a PGI?

A PDO is a specific region, smaller area, with tightly defined regulations concerning irrigation, winemaking techniques. A PGI is more lax, allows winemakers to use a variety of grapes in a blend even those that are non-traditional (like a Chardonnay in a wine from rhone)

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(T/F) A PDO label always includes the grape variety

False. If an old world wine has a PDO label it rarely presents the wine. It counts on the user to know that a Chablis is a Chardonnay.

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In france what is the traditional labelling name for the PDO? Give the acronym and spell it out.

Appelation d'orgine controlle or AOC

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In france what is the traditional labelling name for a the PGI?

Vins de Pays (or VdP).

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In Italy what is the traditional labelling names for the PDO? Note there are TWO

Denominazione Di Orgine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) or Deconminazione di Origine Controllata (DOC). So its DOGC or DOC in Italy.

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In Italy what is the traditional name for the PGI in Italy?

Indicazione Geografica Tipica (ICT) this is like the French Vins de Pays.

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What does Germany use instead of a PDO?

Tw oterms : qualitatswein and Pradikatswein.

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What is the Germany category name for a PGI?

Landswein although it is not widely used.

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In Spain what is the traditional name for the PGI in Italy?

Vino De la Terra (VdT)

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In Spain what do they do with PDO? There are two terms.

Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOC) and Denominacion de Origin (DO)

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In Germany within their PDO category Pradikatswein are further designations that specify what?

The residual sugar on a wine

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Name the six categories of German wine under Pradikatswein that communicate the RS in a wine:

Kabinett, Spatlese, Auslese, BA, Eiswein TBA
BA = Beerenauslese and TBA = Trockenbeerenauslese

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What is a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

A specified area and type of winemaking

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What is a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)

A specified area for wines with more relaxed rules than a PDO

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AOC is

Appelation d'Origine Contrlee (AOC) the french equivalent of a PDO

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VdP is

Vins de Pays which is the French equivalent of the PGI

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Indication Geographique Protegee is

An alternative to the Vins de Pays designation

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What is DOCG?

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita which is one of two Italian designations like a PDO

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What is a DOC?

Denominazione di Origine Controllata which is one of two Italian designations like a PDO

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Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) is

The Italian equivalent of a Vin De Pays or a PGI

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Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOCa) is

One of two spanish terms for PDO

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Denominacion de Origen (DO) is

The second of two spanish terms for PDO

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Vino de la Tierra is

VdlT which is one of the spanish terms for PGI or like a vin de pays

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Qualitatswein is

One of two German terms for a PDO

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Pradikatswein is

One of two German terms for a PDO

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Landwein is

A PGI for Germany, not commonly used