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1

Country with the largest vineyard acreage in the world   

Spain

2

Top three wine-producing countries, worldwide   

France, Italy, and Spain (the exact order tends to vary by year)

3

Leading country for wine IMPORTS 

 Germany (2014 Study Guide)United States (2015 Study Guide) 

4

Year the European Union was created   

1993

5

% of the world's wine produced by the EU   

60% (2014)

6

Date the EU's "Umbrella Framework" of revised wine regulations took effect.    

1-Aug-09

7

PDO   

Protected Designation of Origin

8

PGI   

Protected Geographical Indication

9

The EU permits continuing use of preexisting wine designations, if they were already in place by this date   

31-Dec-11

10

If a protected place name is used on a PDO wine, what % must be from the named place?

100%

11

EU Labeling Laws: If a protected place is used on a PGI wine, what % must be from the named place?   

85%

12

EU Labeling Laws: If a vintage date is used on a wine label, what % must be from the named vintage?   

85%

13

EU Labeling Laws: If a single grape variety is used on a wine label, what % must be the named variety?    

85%

14

EU labeling term allowed for any sparkling wine made via second fermentation in the bottle, subject to disgorgement and lees aging   

Quality Sparkling Wine

15

EU term for sparkling wines that are carbonated  

 Aerated Sparkling Wine