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1

t or f
argentina produces more wine than all other south american countries combined

t

2

t or f
it is likely that the first viable vines were first brought to Argentina via chile

t

3

name the most important wine producing provine of argentina

mendoza

4

what are the four traditional areas of mendoza province

upper mendoza
eastern mendoza
uco valley
southern mendoza

5

what is the most important red grape variety of argentina

malbec

6

t or f
flood irrigation is commonly used in the vineyards of argentina

t

7

where in france is malbec still widely cultivated

cahors

8

what governmental body oversees the wine laws of Argentina

the instituto nacional de vitivinicultura

9

what are the three levels of wine laws of argentina

demoninacion de origen controlada
indication geografica
indicacion de procedencia

10

after Mendoza what is the second largest wine producing region of Argentina

san juan

11

in which sine sub region is the capital city located

rio grande del sur

12

what is the capital city of chile

santiago

13

in which wine sub region is the capital located

maipo

14

what are the eastern and Western geographical boundaries of chile

ande mountains form east
pacific ocean west for chile

15

what is the name of the pacific ocean current that produces a cooling effect on the wine growing regions of chile

Humboldt current

16

in what decade where vines first planted in chile

1550s

17

what group of individuals is responsible for the establishment of vines in chile

spanish missionaries

18

what grape variety did they plant

paris or the mission grape

19

t or f
the main wine producing regions of chile lie between the anacongua river in the north and the bio bio river in the south

t

20

t or f
the atacama region is primarily known for their table grape production and for pisco, the grape liqueur

t

21

name tow of the key rivers htat bisect the central valley of chile

aconcagua
maipo
rapel
maule
bio bio

22

according to chilean wine laws what are teh four types of demarcated wine sectors

regions
subregions
zones
areas

23

if a chilean wine lists a vintage on its label what percentage of the wine in the bottle must come from that year

75

24

if a chilean wine lists a variety on its label what percentage of teh wine must be form that variety

75

25

translate into english embotellado en origen

estate bottled

26

what is the most important wine producing valley of the coquimbo region

limari valley

27

the climate of the casablanca region is similar to which region of california

carneros

28

the casablanca region of chile is primarily known for growing

chard
Sb
PN

29

casablanca valley is located in what region

aconcagua region

30

name the two zones of the rapel sub region in the ventral valley

cachapoal and colchagua

31

t or f
the maipo valley is known for its red wines particularly cab which some consider to be the most bordeaux like outside of france

t

32

are the top notch red wines of the cachapoal valley produced in the eastern or western part of the district

eastern foothills of andes

33

which zone is coller cachapoal or colchagua

colchagua

34

in what valley do the majority of chiles value wines originate

in the lontue valley of curico sub region

35

what is the key red grape in uruguay

tannat