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What is region A?
Rios de Minho
What is region B?
Douro Valley
What is region C?
Beiras
What is region D?
Estremadura
What is region E?
Ribatejo
What is region F
Alentejo
What is region G?
Terras do Sado
What is region H?
Algarve
What does "Adega" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
Literally "cellar" but usually used as part of the name of a company, like "Bodega(s)" in Spanish wine.
What does "Branco" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
White
What does "Carvalho" mean?
Oak
Was does "Casta" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
Grape varietal
What does "Colheita" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
Vintage
What does "Claro" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
New or nouveau style
What does "Engarrafado Na Origem" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
Estate bottled
What is "Espumante?"
Portugese term for sparkling wine
What is "Garrafeira?"
Means the wine contains an extra 0.5% alcohol above stated requirements. Also implies minimum aging requirements.
What does "Palacio" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
Refers to the property or estate and can sometimes mean a single vineyard.
What is a Quinta?
A farm or estate in Portugese
What does "Velho" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
Old. Implies aging requirements of 3 years for red and 2 years for white
What is the Portugese equivalent to Vin de Pays?
Vinho Regional (VR)
What is the Portugese equivalent to AOC?
Deominação de Origem Controlada (DOC)
What is the Portugese equivalent to vin de table?
Vinho de Mesa (VdM)
What is the Portugese equivalent to VDSQ?
Indicação de Proveniencia Regulamentada (IPR)
What is the most prominent varietal in Bairrada DOC?
Baga
Name two grape varietals used in the production of Vinho Verde
Alvarinho
Loueiro
What are the 3 best subregions of Vinho Verde?
Amarante
Basto
Monção
Describe the method of vine cultivation called "enforcado"
Growing the grapes on trellises, or otherwise above the ground so other crops can be cultivated underneath.
What gives Vinho Verde its slight fizz?
Either forced carbonation or ML conversion in the bottle.
What is the name of the special clay soils found in Bairrada?
Barro
What grape is Colares well known for?
Ramisco
What is Portugal's largest wine producing region in terms of planted vine?
Estramadura
Setúbal and Palmela DOC are part of what Portugese region?
Terras Do Sado
What is Setúbal?
Portugese DOC. Fortified wine made from Muscat de Setúbal