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1

Name the Regional DO's of Chile

-Atacama
-Coquimbo
-Aconcagua
-Valle Central
-Sur

2

What is the name of the cool maritime current helping to cool vines in coastal Chile

Humboldt Current

3

What is the required minimum alcohol for all Chilean wine

11.5%

4

What is the required % of vintage, vairetal and DO origin for Chilean wine

75%

5

Name the subregions of Atacama DO

-Copiapo Valley
-Huasco Valley

(Principally table grape and pisco production)

6

Name the subregions of Coquimbo DO

-Elqui Valley
-Limari Valley
-Choapa Valley

7

Name the subregions of Aconcagua DO

-Anconcagua Valley
-Casablanca Valley
-San Anotnio Valley

8

Name the four subregions of San Antonio Valley

-Leyda
-Lo Abarca
-Rosario
-Malvilla

9

Where would you find Panquehue

Aconcagua Valley within Aconcagua DO

10

Name the subregions of Valle Central DO

-Maipo Valley
-Rapel Valley
-Curico Valley
-Maule Valley

11

Name the two subregions of Rapel Valley

-Cachapoal Valley
-Colchagua Valley

12

Name the two subregions of Curico Valley

-Lontué Valley
-Teno Valley

(Central Valley DO)

13

Name the three subregions of Maule Valley DO

-Claro Valley
-Loncomilla Valley
-Tutuvén Valley

(Central Valley DO)

14

Name the three subregions of the Sur DO

-Itata Valley
-Bio-Bio Valley
-Malleco Valley

15

What are the three geographic terms that can be put on a Chilean label to describe the vineyards proximity to the ocean or mountains

-Costa (Coast)
-Entre Cordilleras (Between Mountains)
-Andes (Close to the Andes)

16

What is the Zonda

A hot wind in Argentina that blows down from the mountains in the late spring and early summer, sometimes adversely affecting flowering

17

What is the Humbolt Current

The cool maritime current helping to cool vines in coastal Chile

18

What is the name of the hot Argentinian wind system that can sometimes adversely affect flowering

The Zonda

19

What subregion within Mendoza is known for having the highest elevation vineyards

Uco Valley

20

Name the two DOC's of Argentina

-Lujan de Cuyo
-San Rafael

21

Name the four IG of the North Region of Argentina

-Catamarca
-Jujuy
-Salta
-Tucuman

22

Name the most important subregion of Salta

Cafayate

(North Region Argentina)

23

Name the three IG of Cuyo

-La Rioja Argentina
-Mendoza
-San Juan

24

Name the three main subregions of La Rioja Argentina IG

-Chilecito
-Famatina
-Felipe Varela

25

Name the subregions of Mendoza

-Northern
-Eastern
-Central
-Southern
-Uco Valley (Highest elevations)

26

What are the best regarded departments of Central Mendoza

-Maipu
-Lujan de Cuyo DOC

27

Where would you find the Diamante River

Mendoza

28

Where would you find the Tunuyan River

Mendoza

29

Where would you find the Atuel River

Mendoza

30

What is considered the best department of the Uco Valley

Tupungato

31

Name the three provinces of Patagonia

-La Pampa
-Neuquén IG
-Rio Negro IG

32

What is the main subregion of Rio Negro

General Roca

(Patagonia)

33

Name the three wine making states of Brazil

-Sao Paulo
-Santa Catarina
-Rio Grande do Sul

34

What is the best acclaimed viticulture area of Brazil

Serra Gaucha, producing about 90% of Brazilian wine and located within Rio Grande do Sul

35

Where would you find Serra Gaucha

Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul

36

What is the sole DO of Brazil

Vale dos Vinhedos located within Serra Gaucha

37

Name a region where growers can harvest twice a year

San Francisco Valley in Northern Brazil

38

What is Harriague

Synonym for tannat in Uruguay

39

Name the wine making states of Peru

-Ica Valley
-Moquegua Valley

40

Name the wine making states of Bolivia

-La Paz
-Tarija

41

Name the wine making state of Paraguay

Villarrica

42

Name the wine making states of Uruguay

-Salto
-Montevideo
-Rivera

43

In what country is Valle de Santo Tomas located

Mexico