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1

Largest winery of Chile.

Concha y Toro

2

The Chilean project Seña is a collaboration between...

Robert Mondavi and Eduardo Chadwick
(first vintage was 1995)

3

Large earthenware vessel, occasionally used to ferment and store wine in Central and Southern Spain and Southern Chile.

Tinaja

4

Name the subregions of Curico Valley.

Teno Valley
Lontue Valley

5

In which areas of Chile, William Fèvre has ventures?

Malleco Valley
Maipo Valley

6

What is the name of the group that makes Carignan based wines in the Maule Valley?

VIGNO (Vignadores del Carignan/Carignan Vintners)

7

Which region benefited from the arrival of Miguel Torres in 1979?

Curicó Valley

8

What is the name of the winery, which is owned by Château Lafite-Rothschild in Chile?

Viña Los Vascos (acquired in 1988)

9

Which grape variety is considered Chile's Southern Region's latest rising star?

Cinsault

10

The industry of Pisco includes 9812 ha, of which the ......% belongs to the Coquimbo Region and ......% to Atacama Region.

89%
11%

11

Name the three appellations of Chile (since 2011-2012) that "divide" the country into three geographical sections from east to west.

Andes Areas
Entre Cordilleras Areas
Coastal Areas

12

Name the first vintage of Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon.

1987

13

Name Chile's first Garage wine.

Antiyal

14

Almaviva is a joint venture between which producers?

Concha Y Toro
Baron Phillipe de Rothschild
(first vintage was 1996)

15

Which is the southernmost region of Chile?

Austral Region

16

Which current provides a cooling influence on the coastal areas of Chile?

Humboldt Current

17

Which producer releases the internationally recognized Chardonnay Sol de Sol?

Viña Aquitania

18

Most planted white grape of the South Region.

Moscatel of Alejandria

19

Name the two subregions of Atacama.

Copiapo Valley
Huasco Valley

20

Name the four companies that account for 80% of Chile's wine production.

Concha y Toro
Santa Rita
Santa Carolina
San Pedro

21

Name the three subregions of Aconcagua.

Aconcagua Valley
Casablanca Valley
San Antonio Valley

(Panquehue - unofficial, home of Errazuriz)

22

Name the three subregions of Chile's South Region.

Nūble (Itata Valley became a subzone)
Bio-Bio Valley
Malleco Valley

23

Name the only major winemaking country of South America, to remain totally phylloxera free.

Chile

24

Chilean synonym for the Mission grape.

Pais

25

Much of Chile's Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot are actually two different grapes. Name them.

Sauvignon Vert
Carmenère

26

What separates Chile from the rest of South America?

Andes Mountains

27

Where are most of the major wine regions of Chile located?

South of the capital, Santiago

28

Name the regional DOs of Chile (from north to south).

Atacama
Coquimbo
Aconcagua
Valle Central
Sur (South Region)
Austral

29

What is the climate of the northernmost regions of Chile?

Although moderated by maritime influence, the regions are dry desert-like

30

What is the climate of the Central Valley, Chile?

Proximity to the Andes cools nighttime temperatures and among the coast the cold Humboldt Current cools the vines