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1

Leading Univesity in Canada, and home of the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) which was established in 1996.

Brock

2

Name the four primary wine regions of Canada.

British Columbia
Ontario
Québec
Nova Scotia

3

Name Ontario's (and later British Columbia's) appellation system.

VQA (Vintners Quality Alliance)

4

Nova Scotia's most widely used white grape, which is one of the primary varietals in the Tidal Bay appellation wine.

L'Acadie Blanc

5

Which are the three main grape varieties that are used in the production of Ontario's Icewine?

Vidal Blanc
Riesling
Cabernet Franc

6

Most planted white and red grape varieties of British Columbia at the moment.

Pinot Gris (1114 ha)
Merlot (1564 ha)

7

Which winery gained the first commercial licence since the prohibition in Canada?

Inniskillin in 1974

8

Most common trellising technique used in British Columbia.

VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning)

9

Name the only certified biodynamic vineyard in British Columbia at the moment (2017).

Summerhill Pyramid Winery (in Kelowna)

10

Red wine grape variety named after a famous French First World War General, bred by Eugene Kuhlmann.

Maréchal-Foch

11

Where is the majority of Nova Scotia's wineries located?

Annapolis Valley

12

Most important wine region of Canada.

Niagara Peninsula

13

What winery created the international reputation for Canadian Icewine?

Inniskillin

14

When did Ontario launch the VQA? When did British Columbia?

1988
1990

15

Where are the southernmost vineyards of Canada located?

Pelee Island

16

Which are the most popular red and white grape varieties of Québec?

Red: Frontenac Noir, Marquette and Maréchal-Foch
White: Seyval Blanc, Vidal and Frontenac Gris

17

Nova Scotia's lone appellation.

Tidal Bay

18

British Columbia's largest wine region.

Okanagan Valley

19

Name the first winery of Okanagan Valley.

Calona Vineyards (est. 1932)

20

Ontario's most important wine region.

Niagara Peninsula

21

Name Canada's warmest areas.

Pelee Island
Osoyoos District

22

Which is the only Canadian province that allows Icewine producers to pick the grape bunches and suspend them in nets above the vines rather than leaving them to freeze on the vine as in the rest of the country?

Quebec

23

Name a leading producer of Nova Scotia.

Benjamin Bridge
L'Acadie Vineyards
Domaine de Grand Pré
Blomidon Estate

24

British Columbia's second largest wine region.

Similkameen Valley

25

Most important and largest wine region of Ontario.

Niagara Peninsula

26

Name Ontario's two smaller appellations.

Lake Erie North Shore
Prince Edward County

27

Ontario’s southernmost region.

Lake Erie North Shore

28

What are the three Designated Viticultural Areas (appellations) of Ontario VQA?

Lake Erie North Shore
Niagara Peninsula
Prince Edward County

29

What is the sub appellation of Lake Erie North Shore?

South Islands (contains 9 islands, including Pelee Island)

30

What is Vin de Curé?

Wine made from dried grapes, mainly in Okanagan Valley
with a minimum required Brix level of 32