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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS THE WIND THAT BLOWS THROUGH MENDOZA?

La Zonda is the wind that blows hot dry wind through Mendoza.

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MASTERS QUESTION – NAME THE SUB VARIETIES OF TORRENTÉS IN ARGENTINA?

3 sub varieties of Torrentes: Riojano (used for quality wine)MendocinoSan Juaniño (Most Aromatic)

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS THE PARENT GRAPES OF TORRENTÉS RIOJANO AND MENDOCINO?

Criolla Chica X Muscat of Alexandria for both.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE MOST PLANTED WHITE GRAPE OF ARGENTINA?

Pedro Giménez is most planted white grape.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE SECOND MOST PLANTED WHITE GRAPE OF ARGENTINA?

Torrontés is the second most planted white grape.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE MOST PLANTED RED GRAPE OF ARGENTINA?

Malbec is the most planted red grape.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE SECOND MOST PLANTED RED GRAPE OF ARGENTINA? WHAT ARE ITS SYNONYMS AND WHERE?

Bonarda is the second most planted red grape. It is Corbeau in Savoie and Charbono in the United States.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE THIRD MOST PLANTED RED GRAPE OF ARGENTINA?

Cabernet Sauvignon is the third most planted red grape.

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MASTERS QUESTION – NAME ARGENTINA’S FIRST CONTROLLED APPELLATION?

Argentina is the only South American country to have a DOC system. San Rafael, and Lujan de Cuyo, both located in Mendoza. Only regions with DOC status.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE AGING REQUIREMENTS FOR RESERVA AND GRAN RESERVA IN ARGENTINA?

Reserva - W= 6mo. min./ R= 1yr. min.Gran Reserva - W= 1yr./ R= 2yr. min.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT GRAPES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE LABELLED RESERVA AND GRAN RESERVA IN ARGENTINA?

Not allowed for Cereza or Criolla Chica grapes. Only premium grapes.

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MASTERS QUESTION - THE REGIONS OF ARGENTINA NORTH TO SOUTH? *ASKED THREE TIMES SINCE 2004*

(NCP)North RegionCuyo RegionPatagonia

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT AREA IS FURTHER, NORTH CATAMARCA OR LA RIOJA?

Catamarca, which is located in the North Region and La Rioja is located in Cuyo Region which is south of North Region.

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MASTERS QUESTION – NAME 5 PROVINCES OTHER THEN MENDOZA IN ARGENTINA.

NORTH REGION: La Salta/ CatamarcaCUYO REGION: San Juan/ La RiojaPATAGONIA REGION: La Pampa/ Río Negro/ Neuquén

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT ARE THE PROVINCES OF THE NORTH REGION OF ARGENTINA?

La SaltaCatamarca

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS LA SALTA LOCATED?

North Region of Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT IS THE MOST NORTHERN GROWING AREA IN ARGENTINA?

Cafayate

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS VALLES CALCHAQUÍES LOCATED?

It is a sub-region of La Salta, located in the North Region of Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS CAFAYTE AND COLOMÉ?*ASKED THREE TIMES SINCE 2004*

Colomé and Cafayate are located within La Salta a province within Argentina's North Region.

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT ARE THE SUB-REGIONS OF CATAMARCA?

Catamarca Sub-Regions:TinogastaSanta MariaBelén

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE RIVER IRRIGATES CATAMARCA?

Catamarca is irrigated by the Abaucan River

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MASTERS QUESTION- WHAT ARE THE SUB REGIONS OF LA SALTA?

La Salta Sub-Regions:ColoméValles CalchaquíesCafayate**(Located within Valle Calchaquíes)*(MOST NORTHERN GROWING AREA IN ARGENTINA)

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHAT ARE THE PROVINCES OF CUYO FROMNORTH TO SOUTH?

1.La Rioja2.Mendoza3.San Juan

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS LUJAN DE CUYO LOCATED?

Mendoza, Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS TULUM VALLEY LOCATED?

San Juan, Argentina located in the Cuyo Region

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS PERDENAL VALLEY LOCATED?

San Juan, Argentina located in the Cuyo Region

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MASTERS QUESTION –NAME TWO SUB-REGIONS OF LA RIOJA?

La Rioja Sub-Regions ChilecitoFamatina Valley AntinacoNonogasta

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS FAMATINA VALLEY LOCATED?

It is a sub-region of La Rioja, located in the Cuyo region of Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION – NAME THE SUB-REGIONS OF SAN JUAN?

San Juan Sub-Regions:1.Valle Tulum2.Valle Ullum3. Valle Zonda 4. Valle Jáchal5. Valle Fértil

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS THE 2ND LARGEST GROWING REGION OUTSIDE OF MENDOZA?

San JuanThis is the second largest wine-producing province.7 important producing valleys located within here. Viognier and Syrah thrive here. Some producers label it as Shiraz.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS THE MOST SOUTHERN GROWING REGION IN ARGENTINA?

Patagonia

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE SUB-REGIONS OF PATAGONIA?

1. La Pampa2. Río Negro3.Neuquén

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS THE SUB-REGION THAT IS SHARED WITH RÍO NEGRO AND NEUQUÉN?

San Patrico de Chañar is shared by both Provinces.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS BODEGAS CHACRA LOCATED?

Patagonia, Bodegas Chacra is owned by the Tenuta San Guido (Sassacia) family.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE SUB-REGIONS OF MENDOZA? *ASKED THREE TIMES SINCE 2004*

Northern Mendoza- MaipuEastern Mendoza- Lujon du CuyoMendoza River Area- MaipuUco Valley- TupungatoSouthern Mendoza- San Rafael

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS LUJAN DE CUYO LOCATED?

Mendoza River Area Region which lies within the Mendoza Province which is in the Cuyo Region of Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT WAS THE 1ST DOC OF MENDOZA?

Lujon de Cujo DOC(East of Mendoza)(THIS WAS THE 1ST DOC IN 1993)

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS TUPUNGATO?

Located in the Uco Valley of Argentina's Cuyo Region, Tupungato is high altitude and is Argentina’s coolest region and is noted for its Chardonnay.

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MASTERS QUESTION- WHAT ARE THE SUB REGIONS OF THE UCO VALLEY?

TupungatoTunuyánSan Carlos

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MASTERS QUESTION- WHERE IS SAN RAFAEL LOCATED?

Southern Mendoza which lies within the Mendoza Province which is in the Cuyo Region of Argentina

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT GRAPES ARE ALLOWED TO BE USED IN THE DOCs OF MENDOZA?

Malbec Only

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE DOCs OF MENDOZA?

Lujon de Cujo DOC- ONLY FOR MALBEC(East of Mendoza)San Rafael DOCONLY FOR MALBEC(South of Mendoza)

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MASTERS QUESTION –WHERE IS MAIPÚ LOCATED?

Maipú(Southeast of Mendoza)SITS IN BOTH NORTHERN MENDOZA AND MENDOZA RIVER AREA. THESE ARE 2 SUB-REGIONS OF MENDOZA

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE RIVERS OF SAN RAFAEL?

San RafaelIrrigated by Diamante and Atuel Rivers

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT ARE THE WINES OF ACHÁVAL FERRER?

Finca Altamira- La Consulta, Uco ValleyFina Miradora - Mendrano, MendozaBelle Vista- Perdriel District, Luyon de CuyoQuimera- Blend of the 3 districts

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS BODEGAS ETCHART LOCATED?

Located in La Florida, Cafayate, province of Salta. The 1st Torrentes vines were planted here in 1850 when this winery was founded. This was the 1st winery that brought Michel Roland into Argentina.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT IS YACOCHUYA LOCATED AND WHERE IS IT LOCATED?

This is Arnaldo Etchart’s New Wine Project, Located in Cafayate. They make a red wine blend, Malbec and Torrentes.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHAT PRODUCER MAKES WINE FROM THE SAN RAFAEL DOC AND FOR WHAT WINES?

Valentin Bianchi is the only producer that is allowed to use the San Rafael DOC. Uses it for Base Wine.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS BODEGA NOEMÍA DE PATAGONIA LOACTED AND WHAT ARE THEY KNOWN FOR?

Located in Patagonia, in the Rio Negro Valley. Winning acclaim for its Malbec.

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS BRESSIA FROM AND WHAT IS THE BLEND?

They do dofferent rages of wines. They are locted in Luyon de Cuyo region of Mendoza

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MASTERS QUESTION – WHERE IS DOMINIO DEL PLATA FROM AND WHAT IS THE BLEND?

In the town of Agrelo in Luyan de Cuyo, Mendoza (Mendoza River Area). This is at the base of the Andes and is Susana Balbos project. Torrentes, Viognier, Malbec.The labels are called:CriosNosotrosSusana BalboBenmarcoEdiciones Especiales

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MASTERS QUESTION- WHERE WOULD YOU FIND THE PRODUCER AMALAYA?

Cafayete, Argentina