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1

Name the parents of Côt (Malbec).

Prunelard
Magdeleine Noire des Charentes

2

When was the first vines planted in Argentina?

1551

3

Most important subregion of Salta, that concentrates 70% of the vineyards in the Calchaquies Valleys.

Cafayate

4

Second most planted red grape of Argentina.

Bonarda

5

Most important subregion of La Rioja.

Famatina

6

Argentina's first controlled appellation for Malbec.

Luján de Cuyo (1993)

7

Name the two southernmost regions of Mendoza.

San Rafael
General Alvear

8

What is the wine that was one of the first consulting projects (1988) of Michel Rolland outside France?

Yocochuya

9

First vintage of Catena Alta Malbec.

1996

10

What is the name of the winery that was created by winemaker Paul Hobbs?

Viña Cobos

11

First vintage of Cheval des Andes.

1999

12

What is the star subregion of La Rioja in Argentina? What is the most cultivated grape there?

Famatina
Torrontés Riojano

13

Name the parents of Torrontés Riojano.

Criolla Chica (Mission)
Muscat Of Alexandria

14

Name the Donald Hess' estate in Salta and how high are its vineyards.

Colomé
3000 m.

15

Name the four provinces that are located in the North Region of Argentina.

Juluy
Salta
Catamarca
Tucuman

16

What pink-skinned varieties occupy 30% of Argentina's vineyards?

Cereza
Criolla Chica
Criolla Grande

17

Where are Mendoza's highest vineyards?

Uco Valley (to the west of Mendoza)

18

Name Argentina's second largest wine producing province (region).

San Juan

19

Where was the Mendoza Chardonnay clone developed?

UC Davis

20

When was Malbec introduced to Argentina?

1853

21

Argentina's Bonarda has been identified as what?

Genetically distinct from the northern Italian grape of the same name

It is Savoie's Douce Noir or Corbeau (Charbono in California)

22

Name the northern most wine region of Argentina.

Salta

23

What is the promising department is Salta that is appearing on Torrontés labels? Name two producers located here.

Cafayate (and Molinos)
Etchart / San Pedro De Yacochuya

24

What are the two departments of Mendoza that provide the best traditional sites for Malbec?

Luján de Cuyo
Maipú

25

White grapes, such as Chardonnay and Semillon, are cultivated with success in high elevations of what departments of Mendoza?

Uco Valley
Tupungato

26

What does Reserva and Gran Reserva indicate on an Argentinian wine label?

Ageing requirements:
Reserva: 6 months for white / 12 months for red
Gran Reserva: 12 months for white / 24 months for red
(introduced in 2008 / no pink-skinned varieties)

27

Name the provinces (regions) that are located in the Cuyo Region, Argentina.

La Rioja
San Juan
Mendoza

28

Name Mendoza's two DOC's.

Luján de Cuyo
San Rafael

29

Name the province's (regions) of Patagonia, Argentina.

La Pampa
Neuquén
Rio Negro
Chubut

30

Name the four most important valleys of San Juan, Argentina.

Tulum (most important)
Ullum
Zonda
Pedernal