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1

List the six major wine regions of New Zealands North Island

Northland
Aukland
Waikato/Bay of Plenty
Gisborne
Hawkes Bay
Wairarapa

2

List the four major wine regions of New Zealands South Island

Nelson
Marlborough
Canterbury
Central Otago

3

What is the minimum % of grape or vintage if labeled as such in New Zealand

85%

4

Where would you find the Southern Alps

New Zealands South Island

5

When was the New Zealand Winegrowers

Formed in 2002, joint Grape Growers Council and the New Zealand Wine Institute

6

What was New Zealands first planted area

Northland 1819

7

To use "Gimblett Gravels" or "Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District" on a label, the producer must:

Be a member of the Association
Harvest grapes from a vineyard with 95% of the appellation's defined soil characteristics
Source 95% of the grapes from within the appellation
Any producer using the "Gimblett Gravels" logo is subject to audit

8

Where in New Zealand would you find the subregion Waiheke Island

North Island, Aukland

9

Where would you find New Zealands North Islands driest climate

Hawkes Bay

10

What type of gravel can be found in Hawkes Bay

greywacke gravel to heavy silt to sandy loam

11

Name some of the major subregions of Hawkes Bay

Ngaruroro River Valley
Esk River Valley
Dartmoor Valley
Gimblett Gravels

12

What is the more commonly known name for Poverty Bay

Gisborne

13

What is the southern most region on the New Zealands North Island

Wairarapa

14

What is Wairarapa major subregion

Martinborough

15

What is the nothern most region of New Zealands South Island

Nelson, (New Zealands sunniest, but also rainest wine growing region)

16

Name three sparkling wine producers in New Zealand

Kim Crawford
Cloudy Bay
Hunter's

17

What champagne producer has a project in New Zealand, who are they partnered with

Deutz is partnered with Montana in Marlborough

18

What are the three major regions of Marlborough

northern Wairau Valley
the central Southern Valleys
the southernmost Awatere Valley

19

Name three producers of Central Otago Pinot Noir

Felton Road, Mt. Difficulty, and Rippon

20

What are Central Otago four best known subregions

Bendingo, Bannockburn, Wanaka, Gibbston, Alexandra, and Cromwell Basin

21

What is New Zealands only true continental climate

Central Otago

22

Where in New Zealand would you find the subregion of Waipara Valley

Canterbury on the South Island

23

What is the primary red grape of Hawkes Bay

Merlot

24

Name some of the most important subregions of Aukland

Waiheke Island
West Aukland-
Henderson
Kumeu
Huapai
Waimauku
Matakana
Clevedon’s

25

What are the three main subregions of Wairarapa

Martinborough
Gladstone
Masterton

26

What body of water separates the north and south islands of New Zealand

The Cook Straight

27

Name the two sub regions of Nelson, South Island, New Zealand

Moutere Hills
Waimea Plains