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1

What is the name of the desert to the north of Chile

Atacama Desert

2

What is the the south of Chile?

Tierra del Fuego

3

What is the name of the cold ocean current that runs along its shores and is a cooling influence?

Humboldt Current

4

What is the climate in the Central Valley?

Mediterranean

5

What blocks the fogs and chilly air in the Central Valley?

Coastal Hills

6

What is the most widely planted grape variety in Chile?

Cabernet Sauvignon

7

Carmenere was often mistaken for

Merlot

8

The minimum requirements for place of origin, variety and vintage on a label are all set at ____%.

75%

9

From north to south the 5 main wine regions of Chile are

Atacama
Coquimbo
Aconcagua
Central Valley
Del Sur

10

Costa, Entre Cordilleras and Andes are geographical terms based on ______ to _______.

West to East

11

The grapes distilled into Pisco come from what region in Chile?

Atacama

12

List the 3 valley regions in Coquimbo from north to south.

Elqui Valley
Limari Valley
Choapa Valley

13

Which subregion of the Coquimbo region produces mineral driven whites from Chardonnay?

Limari Valley

14

Which subregion of the Coquimbo region produces cool climate Syrah?

Elqui Valley

15

What are the 3 subregions of the Aconcagua region from north to south?

Aconcagua Valley
Casablanca Valley
San Antonio Valley

16

Which subregion of the Aconcagua is the warmest with a distinct Mediterranean climate?

Aconcagua Valley.

17

What is the most costal wine area within Chile?

Casablanca Valley

18

What zone within the San Antonio Valley is highly regarded for wines with minerality and complexity due to the granite soils and very breezy climate?

Leyda Valley

19

What are the subregions of the Central Valley from north to south?

Maipo Valley
Rapel Valley
Curico Valley
Maule Valley

20

What subregion is closest to Santiago?

Maipo Valley

21

The Maipo Valley specializes in what grape variety?

Cabernet Sauvignon

22

Which Central Valley subregion has very old vines?

Maipo Valley

23

What are the two valleys within the Rapel Valley?

Cachapoal Valley
Colchagua Valley

24

What subregion is practicing organic viticulture?

Maule Valley

25

What is Chile's largest and one of it's oldest subregions?

Maule Valley

26

What are the two primary valley's within the Del Sur region?

Itata Valley
Bio-Bio Valley
(Malleco Valley)

27

Which subregion has the highest rainfall?

Bio-Bio Valley

28

What is the main wine-producing state in Brazil?

Rio Grande do Sul

29

What region within Rio Grande do Sul has the only official DO, Vale dos Vinhedos?

Serra Gaucha

30

The leading grape variety of Uruguay is

Tannat

31

What is the region located inland with no maritime influence?

Curico Valley

32

What region is located where the valley floor widens at teh southern end of the Central Valley?

Maule Valley

33

What is the small sub-region of the Coquimbo area with desert like conditions?

Choapa Valley

34

What is the subregion of the Aconcagua, well known for white wines?

Casablanca Valley

35

What are the 3 subregions of Maule Valley?

Claro Valley
Loncomilla Valley
Tutuven Valley