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Flashcards in South Africa Deck (24):
1

When was the first vineyard created in SA

1655
in the same time than Cape Town

2

Who created Cape Town

Jan van Riebeeck

3

when was founded the Vin de Constance

1685

4

What does KWV mean

Ko-operatieve Wijmbouwers Vereniging van Zuid-Africa

5

When and where the KWV was founded

1918 in Paarl

6

When the WO system was introduced

1973

7

What is the date of the end of the Apartheid

1994

8

When the KWV did become a private company

1997

9

how many cultivas are allowed in SA

About 75

10

What are the rules in SA for grape, vintage and area

Min 85% of the grape for a monocepage, 20% of each grapes labelled if Blend. (Since 2006)
85% of the vintage for export, only 75% if the wine stay in the country.
100% of the area labelled on the bottle

11

What should be the size of a single vineyard in SA

registered land and of less than 6ha

12

What are the 5 Geographical Unit of SA

Northern Cape
Western Cape
Eastern Cape
Kwazulu-Natal
Limpopo

13

why the KWV was created in 1918

to react against the plummeting of the price and the over-supply and fixed a minimum price

14

What are the 2 cooling effect of South Africa

Benguela current : flows from the north of Antarctica to cool the coastal areas

Cape Doctor : a wind blowing across the Western Cape during spring and summer (No fungus)

15

What is the local name of the chenin blanc

Steen

16

What is the pourcentage of acreage of the chenin

about 20% (most planted grape)

17

What are the 7 most planted white grapes in SA

Chenin
Chardonnay
Sauvignon
Colombard
Cape Riesling
Hanepoot
Gewurztraminer

18

What is the synonym for Cape Riesling

Crouchen Blanc (Not related to riesling)

19

What is the synonym for Hanepoot

Muscat of Alexandria

20

Who and when did developed the Pinotage

Abraham Perold in 1925

21

what is the most planted grape red and white

Cabernet Sauvignon and Chenin

22

What are the 7 most planted red grapes in SA

Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Cabernet Franc
Shiraz
Pinot noir
Tinta Barroca
Pontac (Teinturier)

23

What is the name of the teinturier grape in SA

Pontac
linked to old red vines of Constantia

24

what is the name for Traditional method in SA

Cap Classique