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What are EU geographical indications ?

- Protected designation of Ogirin (PDO)
- Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)

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What are France geographical indications ?

- Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC)
- Vin de Pays (Indication Géographique protégée (IGP)
- Vin de France

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What are Italy geographical indications ?

- Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)
- Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC)
- Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT)

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What are Spain geographical indications ?

- Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOCa)
- Denominacion de Origen (DO)
- Vino de la Tierra (VdlT)

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What are Germany geographical indications ?

(Come from the 13 designated wine region)
- Qualitätswein
- Prädikatswein
- Landwein

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What are New world geographical indications ?

Rarely seen on the label

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What are France legally defined indications ?

France has multiple hierarchies such as in Burgundy or Bordeaux. Mainly:
- Grand Cru
- Premier Cru
- Villages

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What are Italy's legally defined indications ?

- Classico
- Riserva

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What are Spain's legally defined indications ?

For minimum lenght of time the wine must be aged:
- Joven
- Crianza
- Reserva
- Gran Reserva

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What are Germany's legally defined indications ?

Under Pradikatswein, indicating the level content at the time of harvest:
- Kabinett
- Spatlese
- Auslese
- Beerenauslese
- Eiswein
- Trockenbeerenauslese

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Enumerate styles and production techniques we see on labels

- Barrel/barrique fermented (White)
- Barrel/barrique-aged
- Oaked
- Unfined/Unfiltered
- Botrytis cinerea/Noble rot
- Organic
- Cuvée (special blend or selection)
- Old vines
- Estate, Château, Domaine
- Merchant, Négociant
- Co-operative cellar

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English wine labeling terms:

- Wine
- Red
- Rosé
- White
- Dry
- Medium-dry
- Medium - sweet
- Sweet
- Vintage
- Harvest

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French wine labeling terms:

- Wine = Vin
- Red = Rouge
- Rosé = Rosé
- White = Blanc
- Dry = Sec
- Medium-dry = Demi-sec
- Medium - sweet = Moelleux
- Sweet = Doux
- Vintage = Millésime
- Harvest = Vendage, récolte

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Italian wine labeling terms:

- Wine = Vino
- Red = Rosso
- Rosé = Rosato
- White = Bianco
- Dry = Secco
- Medium-dry = Abboccato
- Medium - sweet = Amabile
- Sweet = Dolce
- Vintage = Annata
- Harvest = Vendemmnia

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Spanish wine labeling terms:

- Wine = Vino
- Red = Tinto
- Rosé = Rosado
- White = Blanco
- Dry = Seco
- Medium-dry = Semiseco
- Medium - sweet = Semidulce
- Sweet = Dulce
- Vintage = Anada/Cosecha
- Harvest = Vendimia

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German wine labeling terms:

- Wine = Wein
- Red = Rot
- Rosé = Rosé
- White = Weiss
- Dry = Trocken
- Medium-Dry = HalbTrocken
- Medium-Sweet = Lieblich
- Sweet = Süss
- Vintage = Jahrgang
- Harvest = Ernte